Employment Opportunities


Assistant Professor, Global Health/Anthropology

RECRUITMENT PERIOD

August 1st, 2017 to October 20th, 2017

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. 

 

DESCRIPTION

The Global Health Program (GHP) (http://globalhealthprogram.ucsd.edu/) and the Department of Anthropology within the Division of Social Sciences at the University of California San Diego (http://www.anthro.ucsd.edu/) 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: https://apol-recruit.ucsd.edu/apply/JPF01470. 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 http://facultydiversity.ucsd.edu/c2d/index.html 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.

 


Temporary Lecturer

RECRUITMENT PERIOD

Open date: July 1st, 2017

Next review date: August 1st, 2017
Apply by this date to ensure full consideration by the committee.

Final date: June 30th, 2018
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 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 Anthropology prior to the first quarter of service, 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 Department is looking for Lecturers with teaching experience in the following anthropological subfields: Archaeological Anthropology, Biological Anthropology and Sociocultural Anthropology (especially religion, multiculturalism, racism, education, and/or environment). We encourage applicants with expertise in regions or areas not well represented in our current faculty, for example, Africa, the Middle East, the Caribbean, and elsewhere.

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: https://apol-recruit.ucsd.edu/apply/JPF01453.

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 at antsocap@ucsd.edu .

 


Postdoctoral Fellowship

Applications will continue to be accepted until position has been filled.

 

DESCRIPTION

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).  Candidate must have demonstrated strong writing, analytic, organizational and communicative skills and capacity to work collaboratively with an interdisciplinary research team. Applications from psychologists, medical anthropologists, and allied fields are welcome to apply.  Applicants with funded grant-writing experience and Spanish-language abilities are particularly desirable. 

This appointment offers the possibility to be involved in cutting edge cross-disciplinary research in Global Mental Health.

The appointment length will be for 12 months (with possibility of renewal for 2 years, contingent on pending and prospective grants for submission)

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, protected veteran status, gender identity or sexual orientation. For the complete University of California nondiscrimination and affirmative action policy see: http://www.hr.ucsd.edu/saa/nondiscr.html

Salary is commensurate with qualifications and based on University of California pay scales.

The successful candidate must have completed his/her PhD at the time of appointment.

Click Apply Now for inquiries about the position and how to submit an application.  

 


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 ayw001@ucsd.edu.