Medical Anthropologist

Division of General Internal Medicine 

The Division of General Internal Medicine within the Department of Internal Medicine at the University of Iowa Carver College of Medicine is seeking to hire a medical anthropologist for an appointment as an Assistant Professor in the Tenure Track.  Successful candidates must have a PhD degree.  An additional degree or post-doctoral training in public health or health services research is required.  Candidates will be required to develop a research focus that can lead to independent funding through a career development award in the areas of cancer survivorship, care coordination and delivery, family caregiving, rural health, geriatric chronic disorders, decision-making and risk perception, and/or men’s health.  Research experience within the Department of Veteran Affairs is required.  Successful candidates must be able to collaborate with other faculty in the design and execution of innovative research programs and assist other faculty with qualitative research methods.  This position requires demonstrated ability to develop an extramurally funded research program and requires eligibility to obtain federally funded research grants.

The successful candidate is required to have excellent communication and leadership skills, excellent organization skills and demonstrate a commitment to diversity in the academic setting.  In addition, the successful candidate must have a track-record of grant funding, peer-reviewed publications as first/senior author, presentations at national research meetings, be actively involved in relevant professional organizations, and have expertise in formative evaluation and qualitative methods in healthcare contexts, specifically ethnographic methods.  

Interested applications should search the Jobs@UIOWA Site: and search for requisition #73867

The University of Iowa is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration for employment free from discrimination on the basis of race, creed, color, national origin, age, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, religion, associational preference, status as a qualified individual with a disability, or status as a protected veteran. The University also affirms its commitment to providing equal opportunities and equal access to University facilities. Women and Minorities are encouraged to apply for all employment vacancies.

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