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Tuesday, February 23, 2010

POSITION Medical Anthropology, University of Papua New Guinea

Subject: VACANT POSITION Medical Anthropology, University of Papua New Guinea

Application Deadline = March 5 2010

The University of Papua New Guinea 2010 Position Vacancies
(as published in the Post Courier, Monday, February 8, 2010, on page
34 - for full ad)

School of Humanities and Social Sciences
Anthropology and Sociology Strand
Senior Lecturer/Associate Professor W/011003/10

The discipline of Anthropology and Sociology at the UPNG has an
immediate vacancy in the area of MEDICAL ANTHROPOLOGY.
The successful candidate will be appointed at Senior Lecturer or
Associate Professor level depending on qualification, experience and
skills. This position is not restricted to PNG citizens.
The relevant qualification for the appointment is a PhD level although
candidates with qualifications at MA/MS/MBBS level with sound
background in social research and design, professional nursing, public
health, and delivery of tertiary educational programs within
Asia-Pacific region are certainly desirable and encouraged to apply.
The successful candidate is expected to design and drive a holistic
program focused on Anthropology of HIV/Aids and epidemiology of
Melanesia at undergraduate and graduate levels. The program should be
able to link existing programs and courses in anthropology and
sociology and courses in Public Health at the School of Medicine and
Health Sciences. The candidate must be highly skilled while remaining
cultural sensitive and alert to changes on health issues in Melanesia
and beyond.

Senior Lecturer K33,281 ? K 40,677 per annum
Appropriate DMA and ATA calculated at 20% of base salary plus DMA will
be added on the base salary.
The University is an equal opportunity employer and encourages females
to apply for the positions.
Written applications should also include a Curriculum Vitae, a recent
small photograph, the names and addresses of three (3) referees
qualified to make comments about the suitability of the applicants. In
order to expedite the appointment procedures, applicants are advised
to contact their referees to send confidential reports directly to the
University without waiting to be contacted.
All applicants will be treated strictly confidential, AND WILL CLOSE
ON 05th MARCH, 2010.
Applications should be forwarded to the Director, Human Resources
Management Division, UPNG, PO Box 320, UNIVERSITY, National Capital
District, or faxed to +675 326.7187 or emailed to

Jennifer G. Popat, Registrar.

There are other positions at UPNG:

2 positions for Information and Communication Science Strand
2 positions for Social Work Strand
1 position for Print Media and Public Relations (Journalism and Media Studies)
1 position for Economic History
1 position for Philosophy (ethics and civics)
2 positions Political Science
1 position Linguistics
1 position for English
1 position for Obstetrics and Gynecology
1 position for Pathology
1 position for internal medicine
4 positions for UPNG Printery

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