California State University San Marcos is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer strongly committed to equity and diversity and seeks a broad spectrum of candidates in terms of race, sexual orientation and identity, gender, age, and disability or veteran's status. The university is particularly interested in candidates who have experience working with students from diverse backgrounds and a demonstrated commitment to improving access to higher education for under-represented groups.
Indigenous Anthropology: Health and Health Care in Native American Communities
Ph.D. in Cultural and/or Medical Anthropology with applied research in the areas of health, health care, and medicine in Native American communities. Candidates should have experience in collaborative research and applied medical anthropology involving health care, health disparities, and/or culturally appropriate health care interventions to address health issues in Native American communities. This person is expected to develop collaborative health research projects and coursework with local tribal and indigenous communities. This person must be capable of delivering course work in indigenous anthropology, medical anthropology, and cultural anthropology at all levels of the major. The successful candidate will participate in service to the department, college, university, and community and will maintain an active collaborative research agenda that includes making scholarly contributions to the field of anthropology.
Demonstrated experience with issues surrounding culturally and linguistically appropriate health service delivery, structural and economic barriers to medical care, complementary and alternative medicine, and collaborative approaches to improving health service utilization and health care. Focus on health conditions including but not limited to diabetes, heart disease, obesity, or other illnesses with culturally appropriate approaches to access and utilization of clinical and/or alternative modes of medicine. Desirable attributes of the candidate would be a proven track record of success in writing, winning, and managing grants to support work in cross cultural health care.
A review of applications will begin February 15, 2011. Position is open until filled. Applications include letter of introduction, curriculum vitae, three letters of recommendation, and samples of work. Applications should be addressed to:
Bonnie Bade, Professor of Medical Anthropology Chair, Department of Anthropology California State University San Marcos 333 South Twin Oaks Valley Road San Marcos, CA 92096
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