William Wyse Professorship of Social Anthropology

University of Cambridge
May 24, 2024
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William Wyse Professorship of Social Anthropology

The Board of Electors to the William Wyse Professorship of Social Anthropology invite applications for this Professorship from persons whose work falls within the general field of the Professorship to take up appointment on 1 September 2025 or as soon as possible thereafter.

The Professor will have an outstanding research record of international stature in Anthropology; an outstanding record in teaching and in the mentorship of early-career researchers; and the vision, leadership experience and enthusiasm to build on current Departmental strengths in maintaining and developing a leading research presence.

Standard professorial duties include teaching and research, examining, supervision and administration. The Professor will be based in Cambridge. A competitive salary will be offered.

Click the 'Apply' button below to register an account with our recruitment system (if you have not already) and apply online.

Further information is available at: https:// www. hr.admin.cam.ac.uk/professorships or contact the Human Resources, University Offices, The Old Schools, Cambridge, CB2 1TT, (email: [email protected]).

Applications, consisting of a letter of application, a statement of current and future research plans, a curriculum vitae, and a publications list, along with details of three referees should be made online no later than 24 May 2024.

Informal enquiries may be directed to Professor Sian Lazar (Convenor of Board of Electors), email: [email protected] .

Please quote reference JB40850 on your application and in any correspondence about this vacancy.

The University actively supports equality, diversity and inclusion and encourages applications from all sections of society.

The University has a responsibility to ensure that all employees are eligible to live and work in the UK.


Department of Social Anthropology






11 March 2024

Closing date

24 May 2024

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