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A&S - Anthropology - Assistant to Associate Professor - Cultural/Medical Anthropology

University of Miai
Coral Gables, Florida
Closing date
Nov 10, 2023

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General Anthropology
Full Time
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The Department of Anthropology in the College of Arts and Sciences at the University of Miami invites applications for a tenure-track or tenure eligible faculty position at the rank of Assistant Professor or Associate Professor, to begin August 15, 2024. We seek a specialist whose scholarship is empirically based in the Anthropology of Human-Environment Interactions, to include Health, Well-being, Health Systems and Medicine, Disaster, and Multispecies Ethnography. We invite applications from scholars with a strong publication record on topics potentially including health and medical outcomes related to society, culture, and the environment; syndemics and health disparities; modern and traditional/Indigenous health; or climate change, human trafficking, violence, migration, and natural/human-made disasters. Applicants should have an established record of original research, funding, teaching, and publication, and be able to express how undergraduate and graduate students can engage in similar efforts going forward. The successful candidate will join a department in which faculty conduct research in archaeology, linguistics, biological anthropology, and cultural anthropology, and should be eager to collaborate across (sub)fields. A Ph.D. in Anthropology or a related discipline must be in hand by the position start date.  Review of applications will commence immediately and will continue until October 15, 2023.

Applications shall be submitted via the UM Faculty Careers website at: Applications should include a curriculum vitae, a letter of interest, a brief document describing your plans for future research, a document describing your teaching philosophy, a document explaining your commitment to diversity, and the names of at least three references. Please compile these documents into a single PDF and upload under the CV/Resume link. Please also arrange for three letters of recommendation to be sent separately to  For any questions regarding this position, please contact Louis Herns Marcelin at

The University of Miami is an Equal Opportunity Employer - Females/Minorities/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities are encouraged to apply. Applicants and employees are protected from discrimination based on certain categories protected by Federal law. Click,, for additional information.

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