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Job Posting: Assistant Professor of Anthropology (Global Health) at UC San Diego

Assistant Professor

Division of Social Sciences – Anthropology [Global Health]

The Department of Anthropology within the Division of Social Sciences at the University of California, San Diego ( is committed to academic excellence and diversity within the faculty, staff, and student body. The Department of Anthropology invites applications for a position at the rank of Assistant Professor specializing in medical or psychiatric anthropology.  The position will require commitment to the undergraduate Global Health Program through teaching on topics such as global mental health, immigrant and refugee health, gender and health, food insecurity, environment and health, infectious diseases, health disparities, and indigenous healing practices, as well as to the undergraduate and graduate program in psychological and medical anthropology.  Candidates must have a Ph.D. in anthropology and an active research program.  Geographical and culture areas are open. Successful candidates will be judged both on research accomplishments and potential for and demonstrated leadership in area contributing to diversity. This appointment is a tenure-track assistant professor position beginning July 1, 2015.

Applications are accepted at: Please include electronic versions of: an application cover letter, research and teaching statements, curriculum vitae, samples of written work, teaching evaluations, sample syllabi, and names and current contact information for three referees (do not send letter of recommendation and/or placement files). Additionally, applicants are required to submit a separate statement summarizing their past and/or potential contributions to diversity.

(See for further assistance regarding UCSD’s diversity expectations). Please select the following recruitment: Assistant Professor (10-806) – Anthropology/Global Health.

Application deadline is October 10, 2014.

Salary is commensurate with qualifications and based on University of California pay scales.

UCSD is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer with a strong institutional commitment to excellence through diversity.

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