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Postdoctoral Scholar Pool Ad

Application Window

Open September 1, 2022 through Friday, Jun 30, 2023 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)

Position description

Postdoctoral Scholar positions are occasionally available throughout the year in the Department of Anthropology at the University of California, Irvine. These positions are sponsored by and dependent on available faculty members in Anthropology and span all research areas in the department including, but not limited to: economic, legal, medical, digital, visual anthropology, science and technology studies, environmental studies, and specific area studies, subject to faculty projects and funding sources.

For a listing of current faculty and their research interests, please see:

Applicants must possess a Ph.D. by date of employment. Salary and level will be determined based on qualifications and experience. This is an ongoing recruitment. Applicants will be reviewed on a continual basis as positions become available.

Application requirements (e.g., cover letter, CV, research statement, contact information only for three references) and the application system can be found at:


Basic qualifications (required at time of application)

Ph.D. in Anthropology or related field(s) by date of employment.

Application Requirements

Document requirements
  • Curriculum Vitae - Your most recently updated C.V.

  • Cover Letter - Specify research areas and faculty you might be interested in working with.

  • Statement of Research - Describe your area of research interests and the specific faculty member(s) with whom you would like to work with.

  • Inclusive Excellence Activities Statement - Statement addressing how past and/or potential contributions to inclusive excellence will advance UCI's Commitment to Inclusive Excellence. See our guidance for writing an inclusive excellence activities statement.

  • Misc / Additional (Optional)

Reference requirements
  • 3 required (contact information only)
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Campus Information

The University of California, Irvine is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer advancing inclusive excellence. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, protected veteran status, or other protected categories covered by the UC nondiscrimination policy.

As a condition of employment, you will be required to comply with the University of California Policy on Vaccination Programs – With Updated Interim Amendments. All Covered Individuals under the policy must provide proof of receiving the COVID-19 Vaccine Primary Series or, if applicable, submit a request for Exception (based on Medical Exemption, Disability, Religious Objection, and/or Deferral based on pregnancy or recent COVID-19 diagnosis and/or treatment) no later than the applicable deadline. All Covered Individuals must also provide proof of receiving the most recent CDC-recommended COVID-19 booster or properly decline such booster no later than the applicable deadline. New University of California employees should refer to Exhibit 2, Section II.C. of the SARS-CoV-2 (COVID-19) Vaccination Program Attachment for applicable deadlines. All Covered Individuals must also provide proof of being up-to-date on seasonal influenza vaccination or properly decline such vaccination no later than the applicable deadline. Please refer to the Seasonal Influenza Vaccination Program Attachment. (Capitalized terms in this paragraph are defined in the policy.) Federal, state, or local public health directives may impose additional requirements.

Job location

Irvine, CA