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What's at Stake in the Fake seek to appoint a full-time Research Fellow for the fixed-term period of twenty-four months to conduct research as part of the Wellcome Trust funded project, What’s at Stake in the Fake? Indian Pharmaceuticals, African Markets and Global Health, under the co-supervision of Prof Sarah Hodges (University of Warwick) and Prof Julia Hornberger (University of the Witwatersrand).

Salary £30,942 - £40,322 per annum

Application Deadline 5 August 2020

Candidates will be expected to spend considerable time in South(ern) Africa carrying out research.

The successful candidate will have a first degree or equivalent, a PhD in Anthropology or a related field (e.g., History, Geography, Sociology, Literature, Law, Politics), including a solid foundation in contemporary social theory and experience of conducting independent ethnographic, archival and/or oral history research. No health-related qualifications or previous research experience is required. Additionally, the successful candidate will be able to conduct research in one or more relevant South(ern) African languages (in addition to English). The successful candidate will be expected to take up the post in winter 2020/21.

All applications must be accompanied by a CV, covering letter and a single-authored writing sample (of not more than 10,000 words).

Interviews will be held in early to mid September 2020.

We welcome informal inquiries about this post. Please direct these to Sarah Hodges ( and Julia Hornberger (