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Assistant Professor of Medical Anthropology and Global Health
Case Western Reserve University

Date Posted Sep. 15, 2023
Title Assistant Professor of Medical Anthropology and Global Health
University Case Western Reserve University
Cleveland, OH, United States
Department Anthropology
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date August 2024
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Assistant Professor Position in Medical Anthropology and Global Health

The Department of Anthropology in the College of Arts and Sciences at Case Western Reserve University ( invites applications for a tenure track position at the rank of assistant professor in our program in medical anthropology and global health, beginning in the 2024-2025 academic year. 

Expertise in all areas of medical anthropology and global health are welcome, including expertise in mental health, migration and health, gender and health, global health and development, medical systems, biocultural anthropology or other areas of medical anthropology. Geographic or culture area is open. Applicants must demonstrate the potential for research, publication, and extramural funding.

Successful candidates will be expected to contribute to our undergraduate anthropology major and our graduate program in Medical Anthropology and Global Health. This faculty member will have the opportunity to work with faculty in other departments across the College and University who share research interests. The normal teaching load is two courses per semester and includes teaching undergraduate and graduate students. Teaching releases are available for faculty with funded research. Candidates will supervise graduate students at the MA and PhD level. The successful candidate will be expected to teach our introductory course in medical anthropology as well as courses in their area of expertise.   

Candidates must hold a Ph.D. or comparable degree by date of appointment. Fall semester classes begin 24th August 2024. 

Submit applications via InterFolio at . Send other correspondence to Janet W. McGrath, Chair, Anthropology ( Review of applications will begin November 15, 2023 but will continue until the position is filled.

A complete application includes:

  • A cover letter a describing one’s qualifications and potential contribution to teaching and research in the Department
  • A CV
  • The names of two references who agree to be contacted for letters of recommendation
  • A diversity statement required of applicants for all positions in The College of Arts and Sciences. All applicants must submit a diversity statement describing how their research, teaching, and/or service might contribute to diversity, equity and inclusion within their scholarly field(s) and/or how their individual and/or collaborative efforts may promote structural justice inside and outside institutions of higher learning. This statement should also reflect on the ways in which the candidate’s continued efforts will foster a culture of diversity, pluralism, and individual difference at Case Western Reserve University into the future.

  • In employment, as in education, Case Western Reserve University is committed to Equal Opportunity and Diversity. Women, veterans, members of underrepresented minority groups, and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

    Case Western Reserve University provides reasonable accommodations to applicants with disabilities. Applicants requiring a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application and hiring process should contact the Office of Equity at 216.368.3066 with their request. Determinations as to granting reasonable accommodations for any applicant will be made on a case-by-case basis.

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Contact Information

  • Janet McGrath
    Case Western Reserve University
    10200 Bellflower Road
    Room 238
    Cleveland, OH 44106-7125
  • 216-368-2287


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