[Easttimorstudies] Seeking Research Associate to Undertake Fieldwork in East Timor

Jennifer Drysdale jenster at cres10.anu.edu.au
Wed Apr 19 08:28:34 EST 2006

>The Australian National University
>Research Fellowship (Level B)
>Research School of Pacific and Asian Studies/Faculty of Law
>Waiting for Law: Land, Custom and Legal Regulation in East Timor
>Stipend: $62,985 p.a. plus generous superannuation provisions and 
>field expenses
>Tenure:  12 months extendable for a further 4 months (Full time negotiable)
>This is an exciting opportunity to participate in an 
>interdisciplinary law and anthropology project on customary land 
>tenure in East Timor.  The project is funded by a 3-year Australian 
>Research Council Discovery grant.  Based on ethnographic data from a 
>range of locations in East Timor, the project aims to develop policy 
>options for the legal recognition of traditional rights to land in 
>the world's newest country.  We are seeking a highly motivated 
>graduate in anthropology or related discipline to undertake 
>fieldwork in East Timor.
>Candidates should have prior ethnographic fieldwork experience in 
>Indonesia or East Timor, with very strong language skills in Tetum 
>or Bahasa Indonesia.  An interest in law and the incorporation of 
>ethnographic data into policy solutions is highly desirable.
>Closing date for applications Wednesday 1 May 2006
>Enquiries: Dr Andrew McWilliam T: 02 6125 0307 E: 
>Andrew.McWilliam at anu.edu.au, or Dr Daniel Fitzpatrick T: 02 6125 
>8515 E: Daniel.Fitzpatrick at anu.edu.au.

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