Global Health Program (GHP), University of California, San Diego

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 of the Center for Global Mental Health, the Global Health Institute, and the School of Medicine.

Candidates must have a Ph.D. 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 at: . Select the following recruitment: Assistant Professor, Global Health/ Anthropology. 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. (See  for assistance with UCSD’s diversity expectations).

Recruitment is open until filled. Initial review of applications is October 20, 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.

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