Open Positions:

Postdoctoral Opportunity - Global Mental Health

Closes 9/15/17

The Department of Anthropology is currently advertising a position for a Postdoctoral Fellow in Global Mental Health. The fellow will work under the supervision of Dr. Janis H. Jenkins (UCSD Anthropology and Psychiatry) to prepare grant proposals, IRB protocols, convene meetings, collect, organize, and analyze existing and incoming data on adolescent mental health from diverse locales, particularly Spanish-speaking communities. Applicants should demonstrate a strong familiarity with the emerging field of Global Mental Health, expertise with qualitative and quantitative software programs, as well as other scholarly tools (Endnote; Adobe; Excel). 

Temporary Lecturer, Global Health Program

The Global Health Program at UC San Diego is committed to academic excellence and diversity within the faculty, staff, and student body, and invites applicants whose experience have prepared them to contribute to our pedagogical mission. Successful candidates will have a Ph.D. in public health, global health, epidemiology, or a medical social science, outstanding teaching and scholarship, and must demonstrate strong or potential contributions to diversity, equity, and inclusion in the context of a large public university.

The program is looking for lecturers with experience teaching undergraduates in public health, global health, epidemiology, and medical social sciences. Appointees will be expected to teach large, introductory courses in their sub disciplines, and a combination of upper and lower division courses, including courses on their own research interests. Appointments will be part-time or full-time, up to a total of two courses per quarter, from one quarter up to one year in duration, with the possibility of extension to a subsequent year. Salary is commensurate with qualifications and based on University of California pay scales.

Applications are accepted at:

Applicants should include the following documents:
1. Cover Letter/Letter of Application
2. Curriculum Vitae
3. Statement of Contributions to Diversity: Please describe any teaching strategies you currently use or plan to use to foster a diverse and inclusive learning experience, and to enable all students to excel and fully participate in the learning process
4. Teaching Evaluations
5. 1 or 2 Sample Syllabi
6. Referee Contact information: list names and contact information for three referees (do not send letter of recommendation and/or placement files)

The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, age or protected veteran status. For questions and inquiries about this opportunity, please contact the AP/HR Analyst Anita Wu at