Post-Doctoral Research Associate in Medical Anthropology
University of Virginia Department of Anthropology
March 27, 2018
The University of Virginia Department of Anthropology invites applications for a one-year Post-Doctoral Research Associate position in Medical Anthropology.
The successful candidate will have a broad knowledge of anthropology and an ongoing program of research and publication in medical anthropology that integrates intensive ethnographic study with the advancement of anthropological theory. The candidate will be responsible for conducting their own research and for teaching two courses broadly related to medical anthropology in the Fall 2018 semester, and one course related to medical anthropology in Spring 2019. The candidate will also have an opportunity to interact with an active interdisciplinary community of researchers in medical anthropology, disease history, mental health, bioethics, and global health. Region of specialization is open.
Applicants must be on track to receive a PhD in Anthropology or a related field by May 2018 and must hold a PhD by June 15, 2018. The anticipated start date for the position is August 25, 2018 and will end May 24, 2019. Pay is competitive and benefits are included.
To apply, submit a Candidate Profile online through Jobs@UVa, search on posting number 0622907, and electronically attach a cover letter, C.V. including a list of three references, 1-page teaching statement, and 1-page research statement. Review of applications will begin on April 7, 2018 and will continue until the position is filled.
For questions regarding the application process contact Millie Dean or call (434) 924-7033. For additional information about the position contact Jarrett Zigo.
The University will perform background checks on all new faculty hires prior to making a final offer of employment.
The University of Virginia is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. Women, minorities, veterans, and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply.
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About University of Virginia Department of Anthropology
University of Virginia, Anthropology Department is located in a university designed to be a model for new world citizens, faculty in the 1960s-70s created the Department of Anthropology to provide undergraduates with a critical introduction to human variation in time and space, and to train graduate students to be creative and responsible teachers, researchers and citizens for our world.