The Department of Mexican American & Raza Studies (MA&RS) at the University of Arizona invites applications for an entry level Assistant/Associate professor in the area of Mexican American/Latina/o border health. This tenure-track position is for the 2010-2011 academic year, beginning August 2010.
The desired qualifications for this position include a Ph.D. with a focus on medical anthropology or related field, with a Mexican American/Latino health emphasis. MA&RS is seeking an individual, who has a strong interest in teaching, embraces an interdisciplinary perspective, and who has a high potential for securing extramural research funding in Mexican American/Latino, Border Health, and/or health disparities as they pertain to immigrant populations. A letter from the dissertation chair(s) indicating the candidate?s progress and detailing a timeline to completion must be included for an ABD dossier to be considered. This position is contingent upon the availability of funding. MA&RS at the University of Arizona works collaboratively with key community agencies in promoting leadership and empowerment of Mexican Americans within the state of Arizona and the nation.
To apply: please visit www.hr.arizona.edu/jobs and attach with your electronic application, a letter of interest (citing job #44085), statement of research and teaching interests, a curriculum vitae, and an academic writing sample of 30 pages or less. In addition, please mail a hard copy of your graduate transcripts, and three letters of recommendation to the MA&RS Search Committee, The University of Arizona, P.O. Box 210023, Chavez 208, Tucson, AZ 85721-0023.
Review of materials will begin 1/29/09 and will continue until position is filled. The University of Arizona is an EEO/AA Employer-M/W/D/V.