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Assistant Professor of Medical Anthropology/Global Health

Posted: 10/24/2017 (Employment)

The University of Florida, Department of Anthropology invites applications for a tenure‐track position in medical anthropology at the rank of Assistant Professor. The department seeks a theoretically and methodologically rigorous scholar who can integrate multiple perspectives on health and illness across disciplinary and subdisciplinary boundaries. We value applied approaches and expect applicants to have an active program of empirical field research. A focus on Africa is preferred, but exceptional candidates with other regional foci will be considered.

Applicants should have a broad foundation in medical anthropology, contribute to the four‐field mission of the department, and be prepared to participate in global health initiatives across campus. The successful applicant will have an excellent record of externally funded research, peer‐reviewed publications reflective of an active research program, and demonstrated experience and enthusiasm for teaching and mentoring both undergraduate and graduate students. The appointment begins on August 16, 2018; a PhD in anthropology is required at the time of appointment.

Applications are due November 17th and must be submitted online at‐us/listing/ (search job 505053). They must include: (1) a cover letter detailing research and teaching interests and fit with the Department, (2) a complete curriculum vitae, and (3) the names, addresses (including email), and telephone numbers of three references familiar with the candidate’s work.

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Deadline: 11/17/2017

Location: University of Florida