The Alabama College of Osteopathic Medicine: The Alabama College of Osteopathic Medicine seeks an educator in Anatomy at the Assistant Professor level

Submitted 22 May 2015 by Curtis W. Wienker

The Alabama College of Osteopathic Medicine (ACOM), opened in Dothan, Ala., August 2013, seeks an educator in Anatomy at the Assistant Professor level to teach first and second-year medical students. Preference will be given to applicants who can teach in a cadaver-based clinically orientated Gross Anatomy and/or Neuroanatomy courses (lectures and labs). The successful applicant must have a Ph.D. in human anatomy or a related field. Prior teaching experience in a medical or biomedical anatomy program is a plus. The faculty member is expected to contribute to the development of scholarly programs in areas of their choosing. The ...

University of Kent: Post-doctoral Research Associate in Biomechanics (validation of musculoskeletal models)

Submitted 18 May 2015 by Dr Tracy Kivell

Postdoctoral Research Associate in Biomechanics (validation of musculoskeletal models)

Dr Tracy Kivell is seeking to appoint a Postdoctoral Research Associate who will be based in the Animal Postcranial Evolution (APE) Lab within the School of Anthropology and Conservation, University of Kent (Canterbury, UK). This post is for one year, with the possibility of extension of up to one year. We are especially interested in candidates who can demonstrate a proven research track record in biomechanics and validation experiments of musculoskeletal models. Experience working with primate (including human) musculoskeletal models is ideal, but not a necessity. The post-holder will be working ...

Michigan State University: Specialist-Teacher

Submitted 15 May 2015 by Beth Clarke

The Division of Human Anatomy, Department of Radiology, Michigan State University (MSU) is seeking a Human Anatomy Specialist.

Candidates for this position will: Independently prosect human anatomical specimens for instructional use in laboratories. Assists in the teaching of self-directed undergraduate and medical graduate dissection courses. Assists in the instruction of the medical gross anatomy courses lab sessions.

Minimum Qualifications: BS or MS in biological science or a related field, including coursework in human or comparative anatomy. One semester or more experience in prosection of human anatomical specimens.

Desired Qualifications: Experience in college-level laboratory instruction is desired, but not required.

Applications ...

University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill: Lecturer, Biological Anthropology

Submitted 13 May 2015 by Mark Sorensen

The Department of Anthropology seeks a biological anthropologist whose research emphasizes a developmental perspective on human biology and variation, with an emphasis on evolutionary approaches to development and health (such as life history theory or the developmental origins of health and disease) and/or the interaction between human biology and the environment. Areas of interest include anthropological dimensions of genetics, epigenetics, nutrition, energetics, or the microbiome. We are interested in individuals who conduct field-based research integrating biological data within an ecological and social context. Geographic areas are open.

Likely courses include: Human Genetics, Evolutionary Medicine, Human Evolution and Adaptation, Biological ...

The Australian National University: Lecturer in Biological Anthropology (Bioarchaeology)

Submitted 8 May 2015 by Alison Behie

The School of Archaeology and Anthropology in the ANU College of Arts and Social Sciences is seeking to appoint a biological anthropologist broadly specialising in bioarchaeology to contribute to its research and teaching program, commencing in 2016. We seek to appoint a lecturer with an active commitment to research, who is able to translate that research interest into lively and engaging courses taught at the undergraduate level and above, and to supervise postgraduate research students. That person will be able to demonstrate energy and expertise in teaching, research and publication, at an early-career level. The successful candidate will be able ...

Liverpool John Moores University: Lecturer/Senior Lecturer in Animal Behaviour

Submitted 8 May 2015 by L C Bishop

The School of Natural Sciences and Psychology seeks to appoint a Lecturer/Senior Lecturer with demonstrated research potential to contribute to our successful undergraduate and postgraduate programmes in the biological sciences and conservation. We would particularly welcome applications from candidates with research interests and/or consultancy experience and expertise in working with large mammals. This appointment is part of a strategic investment in the research and teaching of animal behaviour at LJMU.

Informal enquiries may be made to Prof. Laura Bishop (Subject Head for Animal Behaviour and Biological Anthropology) on 0151 231 2144, or email [email protected] ...

Liverpool John Mooers University: Professor of Archaeology

Submitted 8 May 2015 by L C Bishop

The School of Natural Sciences and Psychology seeks to appoint a Professor with an established international reputation for research in Archaeology. We are particularly interested in applicants who can complement and expand our existing research capability. This appointment is part of a strategic investment to build capacity and research collaborations between the Biological Anthropology and the Geography and Environmental Sciences Subject Groups at LJMU.

For further information or for an informal discussion about the post please contact one of our Subject Leaders: Professor Laura Bishop (email [email protected]) or Dr Jason Kirby (email j.r.kirby ...

Eberhard Karls University of Tübingen: Junior Research Group Leader Position

Submitted 7 May 2015 by Katerina Harvati

The Centre of Advanced Humanities Studies ‘Words, Bones, Genes, Tools’ of the University of Tübingen seeks to fill a limited (4 years) position of a Junior Research Group Leader (E14 TV-L, 100%) with an excellent publication and third party funding track record. Areas of expertise include linguistics, evolutionary anthropology, archaeology or paleogenetics and related fields. The position should start at the earliest possible date and will be limited to 4 years, with the option for an extension of another 4 years, depending on performance. Salary will be according to the German Salary System TV 14, 100 %.

The successful candidate will ...

Boston University School of Medicine: Assistant Professor (or above)

Submitted 6 May 2015 by Jonathan Bethard

The Department of Anatomy and Neurobiology at the Boston University School of Medicine invites applications for a full time Assistant Professor or above (contingent upon level of experience) to direct and teach in our dissection-based Physician Assistant Gross Anatomy course and teach in the lecture and laboratory components of the dissection-based human Medical Gross Anatomy course. This hire will also be expected to fully participate in the Vesalius Program (, our degree program for training the next generation of educators in the biomedical sciences as well in our program in Forensic Anthropology. Minimum requirements are a ...

Arizona State University: Postdoctoral Fellow in Evolution & Medicine: Education Resources Development and Online Learning

Submitted 5 May 2015 by Kathleen Holladay

Reference #11183 Full-time

The Center for Evolution & Medicine (CEM) at Arizona State University (ASU) invites applications for a Postdoctoral Fellow in Education Resources Development and Online Learning. Anticipated start date is August 3, 2015. This is a full-time (1.0) benefits-eligible, fiscal year (July 1 - June 30) appointment. Renewal is possible on an annual basis contingent on satisfactory performance, availability of resources, and the needs of the program. For additional information and policies regarding postdoctoral scholars at ASU, please see

The successful candidate will help curate existing online resources in evolutionary medicine, participate in ...

University of Colorado Boulder: University of Colorado Boulder: Professional Research Assistant, Laboratory for Endocrinology and Growth Studies

Submitted 5 May 2015 by Robin Bernstein

There is an opening for a full-time professional research assistant in the laboratory of Dr. Robin Bernstein, Department of Anthropology, University of Colorado Boulder. Preferred start date: July 13, 2015.

Professional research assistants are primarily responsible for performing a wide variety of research laboratory tasks and experiments, keeping detailed laboratory notebooks, analyzing data, and interpreting results. Additional duties include: a) maintaining laboratory equipment, b) keeping inventory of supplies, c) placing orders for supplies, and overseeing shipments, d) supervising and training others in the lab, and e) writing research reports, summaries, and protocols regarding experiments.

There may be opportunities to present ...

Central Michigan University: Lecturer

Submitted 20 April 2015 by Rachel Caspari

The Department of Sociology, Anthropology, and Social Work at Central Michigan University is seeking a qualified candidate to fill a full-time, one-year, temporary position in biological anthropology, specialty open, beginning August 24, 2015. PhD in anthropology is desired, but ABDs will be considered.

Candidates must be able to teach the introduction to physical anthropology, the associated lab, and courses within their area of specialization. The successful candidate must be committed to undergraduate education; ability to teach human evolution is desired, as is evidence of past teaching effectiveness.

The position is in a joint department, with undergraduate majors in anthropology, sociology ...

University of Adelaide, South Australia: Postdoc - Human Evolutionary/ Biomedical Genetics

Submitted 16 April 2015 by Alan Cooper

ARC Postdoctoral Research Associate – Human Evolutionary/ Biomedical Genetics Australian Centre for Ancient DNA (ACAD), The University of Adelaide

Salary: 1.0 FTE, Level A, AU$76,283-81,836 per annum plus up to 17 % Superannuation applies.

Project: Biomedical population genetics of ancient human DNA

A 3 year post-doctoral position is available on a project using bioinformatics techniques to analyse ancient human biomedical and genomic information, with a focus on the origins and spread of diseases. The position will head an internationally competitive research team working closely with Harvard, Max Planck Institutes, Sanger Centre and UCSD, to develop and apply field ...

16 European Institutes for Advanced Study: EURIAS Fellowship Programme

Submitted 14 April 2015 by RFIEA Foundation


The European Institutes for Advanced Study (EURIAS) Fellowship Programme is an international researcher mobility programme offering 10-month residencies in one of the 16 participating Institutes: Berlin, Bologna, Budapest, Cambridge, Delmenhorst, Edinburgh, Freiburg, Helsinki, Jerusalem, Lyon, Marseille, Paris, Uppsala, Vienna, Wassenaar, Zürich. The Institutes for Advanced Study support the focused, self-directed work of outstanding researchers. The fellows benefit from the finest intellectual and research conditions and from the stimulating environment of a multi-disciplinary and international community of first-rate scholars.

EURIAS Fellowships are mainly offered in the fields of the humanities and social sciences but may also be ...

Lincoln Park Zoo: Research Fellow

Submitted 8 April 2015 by Lydia Hopper

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: The Fisher Center Research Fellow will work with personnel from Lincoln Park Zoo and Chimp Haven, Inc. as part of a new collaborative endeavor between these two institutions. The Research Fellow will be a full-time employee of Lincoln Park Zoo (Chicago, IL), but based at Chimp Haven (Keithville, LA), where they will study chimpanzee behavior, evaluate education programs, and assist with on-going research efforts run by Chimp Haven staff.

The Research Fellow will be responsible for collecting observational data on, and running non-invasive behavioral research with, the chimpanzees housed at Chimp Haven. Research responsibilities include participating in ...

Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology: Junior Scientist Position in Luminescence Dating - MPI-EVA

Submitted 18 March 2015 by Alyson Reid

The Department of Human Evolution of the Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology, Leipzig (Germany), invites applications for a post-doctoral position in luminescence dating. In the Department, palaeoanthropological research is conducted within a multidisciplinary environment involving groups of scientists including biological anthropologists, Palaeolithic archaeologists, archaeological scientists, and geochronologists. Luminescence dating forms a significant component of the geochronology group (integrating radiocarbon, U-series and luminescence dating) with a well-equipped laboratory. More information about the Department and the luminescence lab can be found on our web site.

We are seeking a researcher to date sites and the geomorphic context of these sites in ...

University of Washington: Lecturer, Full-time

Submitted 13 March 2015 by Dan Eisenberg

Lecturer, Full-time

The Department of Anthropology in the College of Arts and Sciences at the University of Washington invites applications for a one-year, full-time lecturer position (not tenure eligible) in biocultural anthropology, beginning September 16, 2015. Reappointment for an additional year or years is possible pending funding. We seek a biological anthropologist who has a record of successful teaching at the undergraduate level. Applicants must have earned a doctorate by the date of appointment; applicants who have not completed their PhD at the time of application will be considered. Teaching responsibilities will include six undergraduate courses in biological anthropology, across ...

Duke University: Duke University and University of Florida: Postdoc Position - Primate Evolution and Mass Digitization of Fossil Collections

Submitted 4 March 2015 by Doug M. Boyer

Duration: Up to 2 yrs Location: Year 1: Duke University (Durham, NC), Year 2: University of Florida Museum of Natural History (Gainesville, FL) Description: This position is funded by a collaborative NSF grant to Duke University Department of Evolutionary Anthropology and University of Florida, Florida Museum of Natural History. For details see:

Degree requirements: PhD in geology, anthropology, biology, or other relevant discipline in hand.

Skill requirements: The successful applicant should have experience in the following areas: 1) 3D Digital Data competency - the applicant ...

The CUNY Graduate Center/ The New York Consortium in Evolutionary Primatology : Volunteer Field Assistants for Filoha Hamadryas Project, Ethiopia

Submitted 18 February 2015 by Alexis L. Amann

Position Description: We are seeking volunteer field assistants for a long-term study of hamadryas baboons at the Filoha study site in the lowlands of central Ethiopia (see: Hamadryas baboons are characterized by a unique multi-level and male-dominated social system. Filoha is the only currently operational long-term field site where members of this species are individually identified and habituated. At Filoha, we are studying various aspects of hamadryas baboon social behavior, ecology, genetics, and physiology. See footage of hamadryas at Filoha in the primates episode of the recent BBC documentary Life: ...


Submitted 30 January 2015 by Daniel Schmitt

The School of Medicine and Department of Evolutionary Anthropology at Duke University are seeking full-time Postdoctoral Associates who will contribute to the teaching of medical students in Medical Human Gross Anatomy and students and residents in other anatomically-based medical school courses at an advanced and clinical level. Candidates will be expected to participate in research in the laboratories of the Department of Evolutionary Anthropology. Priority will be given to candidates interested in working with faculty who teach in the medical school or teach anatomy courses at the university using medical school resources, which include Daniel Schmitt, Richard Kay, and Christine ...

Duke University: Visiting Assistant Professorship

Submitted 29 December 2014 by Lisa R. Jones

The Department of Evolutionary Anthropology at Duke University is seeking applications for a Visiting Assistant Professorship in any one or combination of the following areas: 1) primate behavior, ecology and conservation and/or human behavioral ecology and 2) human and primate anatomy and/or human variation. The ability to teach both introductory and upper-level courses in the candidate’s area(s) is required and candidates should be prepared to teach Introduction to Evolutionary Anthropology. Opportunities for professional research development include anatomical collections, fossil collections, laboratory facilities, a microCT facility and SEM facility. Applicants may also find research opportunities available through ...

California State University, Long Beach: Assistant Professor of Physical Anthropology

Submitted 24 October 2014 by Karen Quintiliani

The Department of Anthropology at California State University, Long Beach invites applications for a tenure-track, Assistant Professor position in Physical Anthropology beginning August 2015. We seek applicants with a strong commitment to teaching and scholarship with evidence of, or clear potential for, effective teaching at the lower division through graduate levels and demonstrated potential for successful research, scholarly and creative activities. Ideal candidates will demonstrate a commitment to working successfully with a diverse student population. Candidates must have a Ph.D. in Anthropology at time of application or official notification of completion of the doctoral degree by August 1, 2015 ...

Purdue University: Assistant Professor of Biological Anthropology

Submitted 10 October 2014 by Michele Buzon

Purdue University Department of Anthropology invites applications for the position of tenure-track Assistant Professor of Biological Anthropology to begin August 2015. We seek candidates specializing in human biology research focused on contemporary human populations that complements but does not duplicate the work of current faculty. A Ph.D. in Anthropology or a related discipline is required. Areas of interest include but are not limited to human biology, human biological diversity, nutrition, health, aging, endocrinology, life history, human genetics/epigenetics, microbiome. Individuals working with underrepresented groups are encouraged to apply.

We seek applicants with an excellent record of scholarly publications and ...

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