Research Associate

Job description

Working Title: Research Associate

Position Type: Professional Research Staff

Department: Department of Anthropology

Location: Charlottesville

Posting Date: 03-27-2018

Posting Summary:
Post-Doctoral Research Associate in Medical Anthropology

The University of Virginia Department of Anthropology invites applications for a one-year Post-Doctoral Research Associate position in Medical Anthropology. The successful candidate will have a broad knowledge of anthropology and an ongoing program of research and publication in medical anthropology that integrates intensive ethnographic study with the advancement of anthropological theory. The candidate will be responsible for conducting their own research and for teaching two courses broadly related to medical anthropology in the Fall 2018 semester, and one course related to medical anthropology in spring 2019. The candidate will also have an opportunity to interact with an active interdisciplinary community of researchers in medical anthropology, disease history, mental health, bioethics, and global health. Region of specialization is open.

Applicants must be on track to receive a Ph.D. in Anthropology or a related field by May 2018 and must hold a Ph.D. by June 15, 2018. The anticipated start date for the position is August 25, 2018 and will end May 24, 2019. Pay is competitive, and benefits are included.

To apply, submit a Candidate Profile online through [email protected] (, search on posting number 0622907, and electronically attach a cover letter, C.V. (including a list of three references), 1-page teaching statement, and 1-page research statement. Review of applications will begin on April 7, 2018 and will continue until the position is filled.

For questions regarding the application process contact Millie Dean, [email protected] or (434) 924-7033.

For additional information about the position contact Jarrett Zigon, [email protected]

The University will perform background checks on all new faculty hires prior to making a final offer of employment.

The University of Virginia is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. Women, minorities, veterans, and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

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Posted: 3/28/2018
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