Assistant Professor in Global Health/Anthropology University of California at San Diego, Department of Anthropology, Division of Social Sciences United States

Assistant Professor, Global Health/Anthropology

  • Social Sciences - ANTHROPOLOGY



Open date: August 1st, 2017
Next review date: October 20th, 2017

Apply by this date to ensure full consideration by the committee.
Final date: October 31st, 2017

Applications will continue to be accepted until this date, but those received after the review date will only be considered if the position has not yet been filled.



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).


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.



La Jolla, CA





  • Application Cover Letter

  • Statement of Research

  • Statement of Teaching

  • Statement of Contributions to diversity - Applicants should summarize their past or potential contributions to diversity. See our Faculty Equity site for more information.

  • Curriculum Vitae - Your most recently updated C.V.

  • Teaching Evaluations - Provide 1 to 3 Teaching Evaluations

  • Sample Syllabi - Provide 1 to 3 Syllabi

  • Sample of Written Work 1

  • Sample of Written Work 2 (Optional)

  • Sample of Written Work 3 (Optional)

  • Sample of Written Work 4 (Optional)

  • Sample of Written Work 5 (Optional)

  • Referee Contact information - Names and current contact information for three referees.

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