Binghamton University: Binghamton University: Assistant, Associate, or Professor in Citizenship, Rights, and Cultural Belonging

Submitted 1 October 2014 by Elizabeth DiGangi

Binghamton University (SUNY). Rank: Open but preference will be given to an established researcher/scholar. This position is one of several new cluster hires in the Citizenship, Rights, and Cultural Belonging Transdisciplinary Area of Excellence (see www.binghamton.edu/tae/citizenship-rights-belonging). Departmental affiliation is open but area of specialization should cohere with one of the CRCB TAE research/scholarship themes: (i) Movement, Place, and Conflict, (ii) Human Rights, (iii) Citizenship and Belonging. Participation in sustained collaborative conversations and interest in helping to lead an evolving transdisciplinary group required, as well as strong interest in collaborative research and scholarship. Application review ...

Northwestern University: Assistant professor, biological anthropology

Submitted 1 October 2014 by Thom McDade

The Department of Anthropology invites applications for a full time tenure-track assistant professorship in BIOLOGICAL ANTHROPOLOGY beginning September, 2015. We seek an anthropologist with interests that complement current faculty strengths in biocultural and evolutionary perspectives on human biology, development, and health. Potential areas of specialization include, but are not limited to, molecular or population genetics, epigenetics, demography, life history theory, neurobiology, microbiome, and human adaptability. Applicants should have active research and publications related to human biology, and should demonstrate the potential to obtain external funding. The successful candidate will be involved in the ongoing development of the Laboratory for Human ...

Texas State University: Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor in Forensic Anthropology

Submitted 26 September 2014 by Elizabeth Erhart

The Department of Anthropology at Texas State University invites applications for an appointment in Forensic Anthropology, rank open, to begin Fall 2015. The successful candidate will be the fourth forensic anthropologist in the department. Texas State currently has a large outdoor human decomposition research laboratory (Forensic Anthropology Research Facility), a growing willed body donation program, and two dedicated forensic labs that comprise the Forensic Anthropology Center at Texas State (FACTS). The Grady Early Forensic Research Laboratory houses the permanent donated skeletal collection and advanced imaging systems. The Osteological Research and Processing Laboratory contains state of the art processing facilities and ...

Indiana University: Assistant Professor in Biological Anthropology/Human Biology

Submitted 25 September 2014 by Virginia Vitzthum

The Department of Anthropology at Indiana University Bloomington seeks to hire a biological anthropologist at the rank of Assistant Professor (tenure track) to start August 2015 with PhD in hand. This hire will be shared with the undergraduate interdisciplinary Human Biology program, with teaching responsibilities split equally between the two units. We are particularly interested in a scholar with an active laboratory and/or field-based research program in human biology (broadly defined to include molecules to morphology to behavior, and from the past to the present) that is informed by evolutionary theory and that addresses questions of broad anthropological significance ...

Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology: PhD positions in Human Origins

Submitted 25 September 2014 by Sandra Jacob

We invite applications for the Leipzig School of Human Origins (www.leipzig-school.eva.mpg.de), an international PhD program of the Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology and the University of Leipzig.

This program provides interdisciplinary training and research opportunities for university graduates who wish to work towards a PhD in anthropology, archaeology, biology, biochemistry, bioinformatics, evolutionary genetics, paleoanthropology, primatology, psychology, and related fields. Candidates apply for one of the following disciplines of the program:

1) Comparative and Molecular Primatology - focusing on the evolution of social and cultural systems in the great apes, as well as other relevant mammals.

2 ...

University of Arizona: University of Arizona: Assistant Professor (Tenure Track)

Submitted 23 September 2014 by Ivy Pike

The School of Anthropology at the University of Arizona invites applications for a tenure-track position at the Assistant Professor level in Biological Anthropology, to start August 2015, contingent upon availability of funding. While the specific area of research is open, we seek an outstanding scholar whose research program focuses on fundamental questions in human evolution. Examples include (but are not limited to) research areas that explore past and present human biology using evolutionary physiology and anatomy; signals of local ecology (e.g. gut microbiome); and brain/cognitive evolution. To that end, we would appreciate a discussion in your cover letter ...

Boston University: Tenure-­track position at the level of Assistant Professor

Submitted 22 September 2014 by Matt Cartmill

The Boston University Department of Anthropology invites applications from biological anthropologists for a tenure-­track position at the level of Assistant Professor starting July 2015. The department encourages applicants with research interests in the biology of humans and other primates. The preferred focus will be one or more of the following: evolutionary theory, population or behavioral genetics, and/or brain evolution. Applicants should have completed their Ph.D. by the start date, proven teaching ability, and a strong record of research and publications. Applications should be received before October 15, 2014 to ensure full consideration. Please submit a letter of ...

University of Kansas: Professor

Submitted 22 September 2014 by Michael H. Crawford

The Department of Anthropology at the University of Kansas invites applications for a faculty position at the tenure-track, Assistant Professor level in molecular genetics. Candidates must be involved in an active research program in molecular genetics and its application to human migration and health. They should possess: quantitative skills, have bioinformatics/data analytical experience and be involved in field research and laboratory methodologies. Candidates must be able to teach introduction to biological anthropology, other evolutionary courses, and laboratory methods to undergraduate and graduate students, and to contribute to the broader university environment. Required qualifications include a Ph.D., or ABD ...

Louisiana State University: Assistant Professor (Tenure-Track)

Submitted 19 September 2014 by Laura Brown

Assistant Professor (Tenure-Track) Department of Geography and Social Studies College of Humanities and Social Sciences Louisiana State University

The Department of Geography and Anthropology invites applications for an Assistant Professor position beginning August 2015. This position will be full-time, tenure-track, with a typical teaching load of two courses fall and spring semester each year, Biological Anthropology etc.; and will meet with and advise graduate and undergraduate students.

Candidates should have a promising program of research, excellence in teaching, potential for external funding, and an interest in graduate mentoring.

Candidate will conduct scholarly research with a focus in Biological Anthropology; work ...

University of California, Davis: Tropical Conservation Science position

Submitted 19 September 2014 by Curtis W. Wienker

The Department of Anthropology at the University of California, Davis invites applicants for a Tenure‐track Assistant Professor of Tropical Conservation Science position. The successful candidate must have an active research program focusing on human dimensions of tropical conservation. Candidates whose research addresses anthropogenic change in tropical ecosystems from an explicitly ecological and/or evolutionary perspective, and who take a scientific approach to finding ways to engage multiple stakeholder groups as stewards of biodiversity in the tropics will be preferred. Ph.D. in Anthropology, Ecology or related field must be completed by the first day of courses (September 24, 2015 ...

San Francisco State University: Human Genetics/Genomics

Submitted 19 September 2014 by Curtis W. Wienker

The Department of Biology at San Francisco State University is seeking applications for a tenure-track positions: Human Genetics/Genomics (Assistant, Associate or Full Professor). Qualifications are a Ph.D. degree and postdoctoral training. Teaching experience is desirable. Applicants must be committed to both teaching and to developing an externally funded research program, contributing to both the undergraduate and graduate (M.S.) curricula through teaching and mentorship of student research. The successful candidate should have strong communication skills and the ability to work effectively with faculty, staff and students from diverse ethnic, cultural, and socioeconomic backgrounds.

Human Genetics/Genomics

We seek ...

Arizona State University (1100100071): Assistant Professor, Evolutionary Anthropology

Submitted 17 September 2014 by Chelle Brookes

The School of Human Evolution and Social Change, Arizona State University invites applications for Assistant Professor with an anticipated start date of August 2015. The School intends to hire up to two candidates as we continue to expand our world-class program in evolutionary social science. We seek applicants with exceptional scholarly potential in advancing understandings of the dynamic interactions between biology and culture responsible for human uniqueness. Minimum qualifications include a Ph.D. in anthropology, psychology, or related field, and evidence of potential for high levels of research productivity and impact, and for teaching excellence. Desired qualifications include a strong ...

New Mexico State University: Visiting Assistant Professor Spring 2015

Submitted 17 September 2014 by Brenda Benefit

The Department of Anthropology at NMSU seeks to hire a visiting assistant professor in biological anthropology, with preferred expertise in human biological variation and health, evolutionary medicine, or primatology. Strengths in evolutionary theory and research methods are essential with teaching experience in biological anthropology laboratory settings strongly preferred. This position will be for a period of 6 months and will be a full-time term appointment, extending January 2 through June 30, 2015. Successful candidates will demonstrate the potential for excellence in teaching at he undergraduate and MA level by listing prior teaching and outreach experience on the Curriculum Vitae. The ...

Texas A&M University: Assistant Professor in ancient genetics/genomics

Submitted 17 September 2014 by Ted Goebel

The Department of Anthropology at Texas A&M University invites applications for a tenure-track assistant professor position in ancient genetics/genomics beginning August 2015. We seek an energetic scholar with an active research program in molecular anthropology/archaeology and strong records of publishing in top-tier venues and participating in sponsored research. While geographic specialization is open, preference will be given to candidates who use ancient genetics to investigate evolution, dispersal, and migration in an archaeological context, and who can cooperate with existing faculty investigating these problems in the department and the department’s Center for the Study of the First Americans ...

Penn State University: Penn State University: Associate/ Full Professor in Human Ecology

Submitted 17 September 2014 by George Perry

The Department of Anthropology (www.anthro.psu.edu/) at The Pennsylvania State University, which has a strong tradition of scientific approaches to research on human adaptability, seeks a mid-career faculty member to start in August 2015 to help build a new departmental program in Human Ecology. Our faculty recently earned the highest overall ranking in the National Research Council’s evaluation of Anthropology programs in the US. We seek a candidate at the Associate or early Professor level with a proven record of grant-supported research and field projects focusing on ecological studies of human populations. The candidate will take a ...

University of Southern Mississippi: Tenure-track Assistant Professor of Anthropology

Submitted 16 September 2014 by Marie Danforth

The University of Southern Mississippi's Department of Anthropology and Sociology invites applications for a tenure-track assistant professor of medical anthropology to join our anthropology program in August 2015. The successful applicant will have a 3/3 teaching load, maintain an active research agenda, and provide service to the department, university, discipline and/or community.

Minimum qualifications include a Ph.D. in anthropology with a focus in medical anthropology by time of appointment and evidence of productive research agenda. The specialization area within medical anthropology is open, but we are most interested in those with a biocultural approach. We particularly ...

Emory University Atlanta, GA: Tenure-Track Assistant Professor - Biological Anthropology

Submitted 12 September 2014 by Shirley A Sabo

EMORY UNIVERSITY DEPARTMENT OF ANTHROPOLOGY Tenure-Track Assistant Professor

Emory University Department of Anthropology invites applications for a tenure-track assistant professor position in Biological Anthropology. We seek a scientifically-oriented anthropologist pursuing theoretically rigorous study of behavior and ecology of free-ranging non-human primates. The ideal candidate will have an established field research program that will provide research opportunities for both the candidate and future graduate students. Candidates must hold a doctoral degree, have a strong research record, and be committed to quality teaching at both the undergraduate and graduate level. Candidates also must be able and willing to regularly teach an introductory ...

College of Charleston: Professor and Department Chair, Sociology and Anthropology

Submitted 11 September 2014 by Missy Page

The Department of Sociology and Anthropology in the School of Humanities and Social Sciences at the College of Charleston invites applications for the position of Department Chair. Candidates must demonstrate a commitment to collaborative leadership in a joint sociology and anthropology department that values quality teaching and research. A Ph.D. in Sociology or Anthropology is required; however, research and teaching areas are open. A strong external candidate should demonstrate administrative experience and be eligible for appointment at the rank of professor with tenure. In addition, the successful candidate should demonstrate excellence in teaching, research and professional development, and service ...

Arizona State University: Postdoctoral Research Associate (JobID 10865)

Submitted 10 September 2014 by Lindsay Mullen

The Institute of Human Origins (IHO), a research center of the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences in the School of Human Evolution and Social Change, invites applications for a Postdoctoral Research Associate position to support a multi-year, transdisciplinary research grant, “Evolutionary Foundation of Human Uniqueness: Recovering Patterns of Cognition, Cumulative Culture, and Cooperation,” from the John Templeton Foundation. Anticipated start date is November 2014.

This is a full-time (1.0 FTE), benefits-eligible, year-to-year appointment. Renewal is possible on an annual basis contingent upon satisfactory performance, the continued availability of funding, and the needs of the program. For additional information ...

Arizona State University: Postdoctoral Research Associate

Submitted 10 September 2014 by Lindsay Mullen

The Institute of Human Origins (IHO), a research center of the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences in the School of Human Evolution and Social Change, invites applications for a Postdoctoral Research Associate position to support a multi-year, transdisciplinary research grant, “Evolutionary Foundation of Human Uniqueness: Recovering Patterns of Cognition, Cumulative Culture, and Cooperation,” from the John Templeton Foundation. Anticipated start date is November 2014, but a later start date up through January 2015 may be possible.

This is a full-time (1.0 FTE), benefits-eligible, year-to-year appointment. Renewal is possible on an annual basis contingent upon satisfactory performance, the continued ...

Arizona State University: Post doc position at ASU for examining cooperation among Turkana (Job #10886)

Submitted 10 September 2014 by Sarah Mathew

The Institute of Human Origins (IHO), a research center of the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences in the School of Human Evolution and Social Change, invites applications for a Postdoctoral Research Associate position to support a multi-year, transdisciplinary research grant, “Evolutionary Foundation of Human Uniqueness: Recovering Patterns of Cognition, Cumulative Culture, and Cooperation,” from the John Templeton Foundation. Anticipated start date is November 2014, but a later start date up through January 2015 may be possible.

This is a full-time (1.0 FTE), benefits-eligible, year-to-year appointment. Renewal is possible on an annual basis contingent upon satisfactory performance, the continued ...

University of Rhode Island: Multicultural Post-Doctoral Fellowship in Genetics

Submitted 10 September 2014 by Ed Hagen

Multicultural Post-Doctoral Fellowship in Genetics The Department of Biological Sciences in the College of the Environment and Life Sciences at the University of Rhode Island is seeking a Multicultural Post-Doctoral Fellow with expertise in genetics and a commitment to bringing multicultural perspectives to the curriculum, department, college, and university. The appointment is for the 2015-2016 calendar year. Subject to a favorable review of teaching and scholarly activities, the Fellow may be provided with an opportunity to transition into a full-time, tenure-track faculty position. The Fellow will contribute to teaching undergraduate and/or graduate courses in genetics or related subjects each ...

George Washington University: Assistant or Associate Professor

Submitted 10 September 2014 by Charlotte Krohn

The George Washington University invites applications for a tenure-track/tenured (i.e., Assistant/Associate Professor-level) position in Hominid Paleobiology in the Department of Anthropology, to begin August 1, 2015. We seek candidates that complement the current strengths of the faculty in the Center for the Advanced Study of Hominid Paleobiology (http://cashp.columbian.gwu.edu).

Essential qualifications: 1) research that focuses on analyzing the morphology of the fossil evidence relevant to human evolution, 2) excellence in research and teaching as demonstrated by publications and course evaluations, 3) an active field and/or laboratory program, 4) evidence of the demonstrated ability ...

University of West Georgia: University of West Georgia tenure-track position

Submitted 5 September 2014 by Ed Hagen

The Department of Anthropology at the University of West Georgia invites applications for a tenure-track position at the Assistant Professor level, beginning August 2015. Ph.D. in Anthropology and at least one semester of college teaching experience are required. Will maintain an active research agenda and teach courses, including Introduction to Anthropology (4-subfield), Physical/Biological Anthropology, forensic anthropology, courses in area of specialty, and direct a forensic anthropology laboratory.

Review of applications will begin immediately. Applications postmarked by 1 December 2014 will receive full consideration. Send letter of application with a statement of qualifications and interests, vitae, and the names ...

University of California Davis: University of California Davis Tenure‐track Assistant Professor

Submitted 5 September 2014 by Ed Hagen

The Department of Anthropology at the University of California, Davis invites applicants for a Tenure‐track Assistant Professor of Tropical Conservation Science position. The successful candidate must have an active research program focusing on human dimensions of tropical conservation. Candidates whose research addresses anthropogenic change in tropical ecosystems from an explicitly ecological and/or evolutionary perspective, and who take a scientific approach to finding ways to engage multiple stakeholder groups as stewards of biodiversity in the tropics will be preferred. Ph.D. in Anthropology, Ecology or related field must be completed by the first day of courses (September 24, 2015 ...

University of Toronto Scarborough: University of Toronto Scarborough Tenure stream appointment in Anthropology - Behavioural Primatology

Submitted 5 September 2014 by Ed Hagen

Reference #1401703. The Department of Anthropology at the University of Toronto Scarborough invites applications for a tenure-stream appointment in Behavioural Primatology. This appointment will be at the rank of Assistant Professor and will commence July 1, 2015 or shortly thereafter.

Candidates must have a PhD in Anthropology by the date of appointment or shortly thereafter. Those whose research includes active fieldwork on nonhuman primate behaviour as a primary component of their research program will be considered. Geographic area, species of interest, and topic of research focus are open. Candidates must also have a record of excellence in research in order ...

University of New Mexico: University of New Mexico tenure-track faculty position in Evolutionary Anthropology

Submitted 5 September 2014 by Ed Hagen

The UNM Department of Anthropology invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position in Evolutionary Anthropology at the level of probationary assistant professor. We seek a STEM-based scientist with expertise in contemporary humans who can complement a three-subfield department (including ethnology and archaeology) with national recognition for scholarship and graduate training.

Minimum Qualifications:

Earned PhD by time of application in Anthropology (or related field) with emphasis in Evolutionary, Biological, or Physical Anthropology Research expertise in contemporary humans related to one or more of the following: behavioral ecology, life history, demography, epidemiology, or computational/mathematical modeling Evidence of peer-reviewed publications and recent ...

The California State University, Northridge: The California State University Northridge tenure track position

Submitted 5 September 2014 by Ed Hagen

The California State University, Northridge Department of Anthropology seeks to hire a 3-field-trained (archaeology, biological, socio-cultural) anthropologist who studies the interface of culture and human biology in either modern or archaeological human populations. Specific areas of interest can include: some aspect of human biocultural evolution; biocultural adaptation to environmental or culture change; the causes and consequences of disease or physical violence in ancient or modern populations; past or contemporary patterns of health, nutrition, diet, and/or reproduction. Geographic area of research is open, but preference will be given to candidates who work in the Americas. The successful candidate will complement ...

University of Calgary: Postdoctoral Scholar in Primatology Department of Anthropology and Archaeology, University of Calgary

Submitted 5 September 2014 by Ed Hagen

We seek a Postdoctoral Scholar for a two-year position to begin in early 2015. The position is funded by the University of Calgary, the Department of Anthropology and Archaeology, and grant funds from the main supervisor, Dr. Linda Fedigan.

The Department of Anthropology and Archaeology is the home of four full-time faculty primatologists and their research teams with long-term field projects in Belize, Costa Rica, Ghana and Madagascar. Our collaborative objective is to create synergies and new insights from comparative analyses of our datasets. To that end, we have developed an integrated database as part of the PACE project (Primates ...

University at Buffalo (SUNY): University at Buffalo (SUNY) tenure-track Assistant Professor in Metagenomics

Submitted 5 September 2014 by Ed Hagen

The Department of Biological Sciences at the University at Buffalo (SUNY) is seeking outstanding applicants for a tenure-track Assistant Professor position in the broad field of Metagenomics. We seek individuals using cutting-edge technologies to address fundamental biological questions in functional, computational or evolutionary metagenomic research.

http://www.biology.buffalo.edu

The Department of Biological Sciences is the major focal point for interdisciplinary research and education in life sciences at the University at Buffalo (UB). The University at Buffalo (UB) is the largest and most comprehensive campus in the State University of New York system. Opportunities for interdisciplinary interactions within UB ...

Central Washington University: Central Washington University tenure-track assistant professor for biological anthropology

Submitted 5 September 2014 by Ed Hagen

The Department of Anthropology and Museum Studies, in the College of the Sciences at Central Washington University, Ellensburg, Washington invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track assistant professor for biological anthropology, beginning Fall Quarter 2015.

The successful candidate will have expertise in paleoanthropology and/or human osteology. The new faculty member will participate in an interdisciplinary Forensics Certificate program currently under development. He or she will also be responsible for continuing several aspects of our existing curriculum such as: undergraduate classes on fossil humans, comparative skeletal analysis and primate evolution, General Education classes in biological anthropology, graduate courses and thesis advancement ...

University of Texas at Austin: University of Texas at Austin seeks a biological anthropologist

Submitted 5 September 2014 by Ed Hagen

The Department of Anthropology at the University of Texas at Austin seeks a biological anthropologist for a new position at the level of Associate or Full Professor specializing in nonhuman primate and/or human socioendocrinology or nutritional ecology. Candidates with ongoing field and laboratory research programs are encouraged to apply. The successful candidate's research interests will complement existing strengths of the UT Austin biological anthropology program, which emphasizes an evolutionary perspective, and will fit comfortably among other anthropologists in a strong, multidisciplinary department.

The selected candidate will be expected to teach both undergraduate and graduate courses, develop a strong ...

WASHINGTON UNIVERSITY IN ST. LOUIS,: Washington University Assistant or Associate Professor level Paleoanthropology

Submitted 2 September 2014 by Ed Hagen

We invite applications for a tenure-track appointment in Biological/Physical Anthropology to begin in fall 2015, at the Assistant or Associate Professor level.  We seek an anthropologist with a research specialization in Paleoanthropology, with an emphasis on the paleobiology of the human lineage (including Australopithecus sensu lato and Homo). The successful candidate will be an individual with expertise that involves analyzing aspects of the human paleontological record, in its Paleolithic and paleoecological context, to understand changes in human biology and behavior through human evolution.  The individual should have appropriate training and skills in the relevant areas of human anatomy and ...

University of California, Riverside: University of California, Riverside tenure-track position in biological anthropology

Submitted 29 August 2014 by Ed Hagen

University of California, Riverside, Department of Anthropology invites applications for a tenure-track position in biological anthropology beginning July 1, 2015. We seek applications from candidates whose research and teaching interests focus on past human populations, especially in bioarchaeology concerned with health issues resulting from class, gender, or ethnic differences through the study of osteological remains, both in their burial and lived contexts. The ideal candidate’s research and teaching should interface with one or more of the areas of departmental strength. The successful candidate will be expected to teach lower-division as well as upper-division and graduate courses in her or ...

University of Toronto: University of Toronto Assistant Professor – Biological Anthropology

Submitted 29 August 2014 by Ed Hagen

The Department of Anthropology, University of Toronto, invites applications for a tenure-stream position in Biological (Evolutionary) Anthropology, with a focus on the evolution of the genus Homo and how the evolution of our genus informs us about issues of contemporary human diversity and adaptation. The appointment will be at the rank of Assistant Professor and will begin on July 1, 2015.

Assistant Professor – Biological Anthropology

Job Posting ID: 1401901

Closing Date: January 15, 2015

Areas of research may include fossil morphology and/or physiology and adaptation, human-environment interactions, the impact of climate history on the evolution of the genus Homo ...

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