Postdoctoral Scholar in Medical Anthropology and Global Health at CWRU

The Department of Anthropology in the College of Arts and Sciences at Case Western Reserve University invites applications for a postdoctoral scholar position in our program in medical anthropology and global health beginning in the 2020-2021 academic year. This is a one-year position with the possibility of renewal for an additional year. The position includes health insurance and a $3000 discretionary fund.

Expertise in all areas of medical anthropology and global health are welcome, with preference given to those complementing the expertise of current faculty. The position includes teaching one course per semester. The accepted applicant will be assisted in developing new professional skills and starting or continuing a research program with mentorship from the senior faculty and faculty development resources. Candidates must have completed a Ph.D. or comparable degree within five years prior to the date of appointment.

Application Instructions

Review of applications will begin January 15, 2020 and continue until the position is filled. Applications should be submitted electronically at and consist of a letter of application outlining qualifications and experience, addressed to Janet McGrath, Chair of the Department of Anthropology, a c.v., and the names and e-mail addresses of three potential references.

Application Process

This institution is using Interfolio’s Faculty Search to conduct this search. Applicants to this position receive a free Dossier account and can send all application materials, including confidential letters of recommendation, free of charge.

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Equal Employment Opportunity Statement

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 for Inclusion, Diversity and Equal Opportunity at 216-368-8877 to request a reasonable accommodation. Determinations as to granting reasonable accommodations for any applicant will be made on a case-by-case basis.

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