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Published on Friday, July 12, 2019 by Céline Guilleux

Summary

The Department of Social Sciences of the Faculty of Humanities at the University of Fribourg (Switzerland) is inviting applications for the following position: Full Professor (100%) in Social Anthropology.The candidate has a doctorate and a habilitation or equivalent qualification. He or she has pedagogical experience at the University level and is qualified to teach in Bachelor's, Master's and Doctoral programs. She/he has a broad knowledge of Social Anthropology (theories, concepts and methods). We are seeking a scholar with an expertise in political anthropology and solid experience in ethnographic field research.

Announcement

The Department of Social Sciences of the Faculty of Humanities at the University of Fribourg (Switzerland) is inviting applications for the following position: Full Professor (100%) in Social Anthropology

Qualification, skills

The candidate has a doctorate and a habilitation or equivalent qualification. He or she has pedagogical experience at University level and is qualified to teach in Bachelor's, Master's and Doctoral programs.

The successful candidate must have a broad knowledge of Social Anthropology (theories, concepts and methods). As Professor at the bilingual University of Freiburg, she/he will build bridges between German, French and Anglo-Saxon academic traditions.

We are seeking a scholar with an expertise in political anthropology and solid experience in ethnographic field research. Possible research areas are: social, political and cultural change, environment and sustainability, Eastern Europe and/or post-socialist societies.

The candidate must be skilled project manager and highly competent in applying for external research funding. She/he has an international profile and existing cooperation in Switzerland is an advantage.

Courses will be taught in German, and at minimum, a passive knowledge of French is required with the willingness to improve its command within two years.

Application guidelines

Starting date is January 1 2020 or later.

Application materials include a curriculum vitae, a letter of motivation, a list of publications, a list of research projects and courses as well as five publications in PDF format. The application should be sent by email to the Dean's Office of the Faculty of Humanities at jobs-lettres@unifr.ch

by August 25, 2019.

The University of Fribourg and the search committee actively encourage applications by female candidates.

Additional information: Prof. Véronique Pache, University of Fribourg, Department of Social Sciences, Social Anthropology Unit, Boulevard de Pérolles 90, CH-1700 Fribourg (jeanne-veronique.pache@unifr.ch).

For detailed information: http://www3.unifr.ch/lettres/de/fakultaet/offene-stellen.html

Date(s)

  • Sunday, August 25, 2019

Keywords

  • social anthropology, political anthropology, social political, cultural change, environment, sustainability, Eastern Europe, post-socialist

Contact(s)

  • Véronique Pache
    courriel : jeanne-veronique [dot] pache [at] unifr [dot] ch

Reference Urls

Information source

  • Sibylle Lustenberger
    courriel : sibylle [dot] lustenberger [at] unifr [dot] ch

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« Full Professor in Social Anthropology », Scholarship, prize and job offer, Calenda, Published on Friday, July 12, 2019, https://calenda.org/650380

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