Monday, April 20, 2015

University of Edinburgh seeks Africanist Scholars

Check this out if you are or know someone that might be interested in this job announcement:

The Centre of African Studies at the University of Edinburgh is seeking to appoint an outstanding researcher and teacher to a permanent academic post in the Centre of African Studies, in the School of Social and Political Science. S/he will be joining a dynamic and interdisciplinary community of some 20 academics and 100 postgraduate students located in the centre, as well as many more around the university.

We are looking for candidates with a commitment to innovative interdisciplinary research and teaching with an African focus. Candidates will have relevant expertise in African studies or in political science, social anthropology, development studies, human geography, history or cultural studies.

The candidate will be based in one of largest clusters of Africanist experts in Europe, in a university ranked in the world’s top 20, and in a city regarded as one of most beautiful and liveable in the UK.

Link to vacancy details and ‘how to apply’ available at:

For any question, please do not hesitate to contact me: email:

Dr Barbara Bompani
Director, Centre of African Studies - CAS
School of Social and Political Science
The University of Edinburgh

Room 4.04, Chrystal Macmillan Building
15a George Square
EH8 9LD Edinburgh
Office phone number: +44 (0)131 6513891
Twitter: @BarbaraBompani

Centre of African Studies website: 

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