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School of Global Studies
Department of Anthropology, ERC-Project: Bionetworking in Asia
Postdoctoral Research Fellow (Fixed term for 2 years, full time)
Salary range: starting at £30,728 and rising to £36,661 per annum
It is normal to appoint at the first point of the salary scale.
Expected start date:  1 June 2014 or as soon as possible

Previous applicants need not re-apply but will still be considered.


The post holder will conduct collaborative research and fieldwork in the project Bionetworking in Asia. The post holder will be in possession of a PhD in the social sciences with knowledge of the life sciences, or a PhD in the life sciences with knowledge/experience in the social sciences. S/he will be expected to show initiative and creativity in conducting research. S/he should have the ability to work independently, and a proven record of fieldwork experience and publications. East Asian language skills are desirable and research experience in East Asia required.

For informal enquiries, contact Prof. Margaret Sleeboom-Faulkner (

Extended closing date for applications: 19 May 2014

For full details and how to apply see

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