The Global Health Program (GHP) and the Department of Anthropology within the Division of Social Sciences at the University of California San Diego invite applications for a position at the rank of Assistant Professor specializing in Psychological/Psychiatric Anthropology and Global Mental Health. The position will require transdisciplinary commitment to research and teaching in the Global Health Program as well as undergraduate and graduate teaching in Psychological and Medical Anthropology. The successful candidate will also be expected to participate in activities for the Center for Global Mental Health, the Global Health Institute, and the School of Medicine.
Candidates must have a PhD in Anthropology with research expertise that combines ethnographic, qualitative, and quantitative methods. Geographical areas are entirely open, with a preference for anthropological research carried out in low-resource regions. This is a tenure-track Assistant Professor position beginning July 1, 2018.
Applications are accepted on our recruitment page. 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). Candidates will be judged on research accomplishments, quality of teaching, and potential for and demonstrated leadership in contributing to diversity. UCSD is committed to academic excellence and diversity within the faculty, staff, and student body. Applicants are required to submit a separate statement summarizing their past and/or potential contributions to diversity. Click here for assistance with UCSD's diversity expectations.
Application deadline is October 20th, 2017.
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.
Employer will assist with relocation costs.
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About Department of Anthropology, University of California San Diego
Anthropology stands at the nexus between the social sciences, biological sciences, and humanities. It is dedicated to understanding the worldwide diversity of social institutions and cultural traditions, past and present, as well as to studying our nearest nonhuman relatives.The department offers a full range of undergraduate and graduate courses in archaeology, as well as in biological, social, c...ultural, psychological, political, and linguistic anthropology. Courses include offerings that focus on specific societies or regions of the world—especially Latin America, Asia, and Oceania—as well as more theoretically oriented topics. Students may enroll in archaeological field school and study-abroad programs in the Middle East, Latin America, and Mediterranean.Additionally, the Department of Anthropology offers doctoral training anthropology designed to provide the theoretical background and the methodological skills necessary for a career in professional research and teaching anthropology at the university level, and for the application of anthropological knowledge to contemporary problems.