Visiting Assistant Professor in Medical Anthropology (2022-2023; potential for renewal)

Melanie Angel Medeiros

*Apologies for cross-posting*

The Department of Anthropology at SUNY Geneseo (located 40 minutes from downtown Rochester, NY) is hiring a Visiting Assistant Professor in Medical Anthropology. The VAP will be responsible for teaching (in-person) a 9 credit per semester load of undergraduate courses that includes two sections of a capstone research course for the department's interdisciplinary major in sociomedical sciences (Fall), and two sections of an upper-level Medical Anthropology seminar and one section of an upper level Global Health course (Spring). There will also be the opportunity to teach online courses during the winter intersessions (January) and summers for additional salary. The VAP will be required to advise and mentor undergraduate students and contribute to department service.

This appointment is for a one-year contract with possible renewal. The appointment will have a start date of September 1 (preferable) or January 23, 2023.

 Required Qualifications:
  • Ph.D. in Anthropology with a focus on medical anthropology
  • Record of undergraduate teaching experience
  • Experience, ability, and demonstrated commitment to cultivating learning environments that are equitable and inclusive of students from diverse backgrounds and social identities.
Preferred Qualifications:
  • Experience supervising undergraduate student research
Please email Jennifer Guzmán (guzman@...) and Melanie A. Medeiros (medeiros@...) with a copy of your CV to express your interest in being considered for the position. We invite emails with questions or requests for more information as well.  

Melanie A. Medeiros, Ph.D.
Pronouns: she/her/hers
Associate Professor of Anthropology
Department of Anthropology
SUNY Geneseo
Phone: 585-245-6269
Email: medeiros@...

The Department of Anthropology acknowledges that SUNY Geneseo stands within the historic homeland of the Onöndowa’ga:’ of the Six Nations of Haudenosaunee, now of the Seneca Nation of Indians (New York); Tonawanda Band of Seneca (New York); Seneca-Cayuga Nation (Oklahoma); and Six Nations of the Grand River (Ontario).