Job postings: December

December job postings to the SMA Listserv:

  • PhD research fellow – ‘Human rights in opioid substitution treatment’
  • Anthropology Lecturer – University of Central Florida
  • Tenure Track Assistant Professor of Medical Anthropology or a related field

Further details:


PhD research fellow – ‘Human rights in opioid substitution treatment’

We are happy to announce a three-year vacancy as PhD research fellow within the project ‘Human rights in opioid substitution treatment’. The position is at VID Specialized University Oslo, Norway.

Here is the announcement:

 Please share with your colleagues and students who may be interested.

 Best regards, Aleksandra Bartoszko


Anthropology Lecturer – University of Central Florida

The Department of Anthropology at the University of Central Florida (UCF) invites applications for a full-time, nine-month, non-tenure earning lecturer position anticipated to begin in August 2023.  

This is an undergraduate teaching-intensive position. The ideal candidate must demonstrate a commitment to teaching excellence and leadership. Candidates will be expected to have the qualifications and skills necessary to teach large (250+ students) undergraduate introductory courses in Cultural and General Anthropology, and upper-level sociocultural anthropology courses such as Medical Anthropology. Teaching assignments are based on department needs with full-time lecturers normally teaching 4 classes per semester (spring/fall) based on the department’s current workload policy. Opportunities to earn additional salary may arise through teaching summer classes if funding is available.

Minimum Qualifications:

A Ph.D. from an accredited institution in Anthropology or a closely related area is required by start of the appointment.

Preferred Qualifications:

Preference will be given to candidates with broad theoretical and topical interests in sociocultural anthropology.

Application Deadline: January 19, 2023

For more information:–Anthropology_R102882-1


Tenure Track Assistant Professor of Medical Anthropology or a related field

Full details

The Department of Anthropology at SUNY Geneseo (located 40 minutes from downtown Rochester, NY) invites applications for a tenure-track position at the rank of assistant professor. We seek a scholar with research expertise in health, disease, illness, or medicine and a regional focus in the Americas.

In addition to teaching courses that contribute to the department’s major/minor in anthropology and interdisciplinary major/minor in sociomedical sciences, the ideal candidate’s expertise will contribute to one of the following interdisciplinary programs at the college: Native American Studies, Sustainability Studies, Women’s and Gender Studies, Latin American and Caribbean Studies, Black Studies, American Studies, Linguistics. 

Geneseo is a distinctive public liberal arts college that welcomes and inspires students to develop their knowledge and skills to build a more just world. We seek to hire a scholar with an active research agenda who is also committed to undergraduate education and mentorship. In addition to producing scholarship, this position requires a 3 x 3 teaching load, student advising, and service to the department and the college. More information on Geneseo’s Department of Anthropology is available at