Auburn University: Instructor of Anthropology

Submitted 24 April 2015 by Diana Abston

The Anthropology program at Auburn University invites applications for a full-time instructor position for 2015-2016. The ideal candidate will have a Ph.D. in anthropology. Outstanding candidates who are in the final stages of dissertation writing (ABD) will be considered.

Responsibilities involve teaching multiple sections of undergraduate introductory four-field anthropology, and other courses depending on program need and area of specialization. The teaching load for this position is 4/4. Candidates should have experience teaching large lecture courses (e.g., 100 or more students) and evidence of teaching effectiveness. To apply, please go to Review of ...

University of Toronto: Lecturer, Nutritional Anthropology

Submitted 21 April 2015 by Kristy Bard

The Department of Anthropology, University of Toronto, invites applications for a two-year teaching-stream appointment in Biological (Evolutionary) Anthropology, with a focus on human nutritional ecology and especially the nutrition and health of women, infants and young children. The appointment will be at the rank of Lecturer and will begin July 1, 2015 and end June 30, 2017, with the possibility of renewal. Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.

Applicants must have a PhD in Anthropology or a closely related discipline by July 1, 2015 or shortly thereafter and have a record of excellence in teaching, in both small ...

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 ...

The Australian National University: Lecturer in Biological Anthropology (Human Evolution)

Submitted 14 April 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 human evolution 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 ...

The University of Arizona College of Medicine Phoenix: Postdoctoral Research Associate

Submitted 13 April 2015 by Rebecca Fisher

A postdoctoral position is available at the University of Arizona College of Medicine Phoenix. Primary responsibilities include teaching gross anatomy to medical, physical therapy, physician assistant, and graduate students. A complete description of the position can be found at the University of Arizona HR website: Review of applicants will begin on April 16.

If you would like to learn more about the postdoctoral position, please contact Dr. Rebecca Fisher via email at: [email protected]

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 ...

Stony Brook University: Instructor

Submitted 31 March 2015 by Christine Johnson

Stony Brook Medicine - Gross Anatomy Instructor Position

The Department of Anatomical Sciences, Stony Brook Medicine,invites applications for an Instructor position, with primary teaching responsibilities in human gross anatomy to healthcare professional students. Position will begin June 15, 2015. This is a one year appointment with the possibility of renewal. Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis upon receipt.

Applicants must have a Ph.D. in functional morphology, evolutionary morphology, vertebrate paleontology, systematics, or physical anthropology by the start date and have completed a dissection-based course in human anatomy. Preference will be given to those who have also taught ...

University of Cincinnati: Assistant Professor - Educator

Submitted 18 March 2015 by Kayla Kelly

The University of Cincinnati is a premier, public, urban research university; ranked as one of America’s top 26 public research universities by the National Science Foundation. U.S. News has ranked UC in the Top Tier of America’s Best Colleges. The Chronicle of Higher Education calls UC a “research heavyweight”. Forbes, Delta Sky and Travel + Leisure magazines have named UC one of the most beautiful campuses. #HottestCollegeInAmerica UC is one of the largest employers in the Cincinnati region, employing over 15,000 full time and part time faculty, staff and student workers. The College of Medicine, Department of ...

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 ...

Indiana University Bloomington: Visiting Assistant Professor of Biological Anthropology and Human Biology (1 year)

Submitted 16 March 2015 by Andrea Wiley

The Department of Anthropology at Indiana University Bloomington seeks to hire a biological anthropologist for a 1 year Visiting Assistant Professor position to for the 2015-16 academic year. 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 research interests that are informed by evolutionary theory and address questions of broad anthropological significance and who demonstrates ability and interest in innovative undergraduate teaching. The candidate will teach 4 courses (2 per semester), including a large introductory class in biological anthropology, an ...

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 ...

University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg: Professor/ Associate Professor in Archaeology

Submitted 4 March 2015 by Dominic Stratford

The School of Geography, Archaeology and Environmental Studies is seeking to appoint a Professor/Associate Professor with a specialization in Middle Stone Age/Middle Palaeolithic archaeology. The candidate will also be expected to commence employment on the 01 January 2016 and will teach aspects of the Earlier, and Later Stone Age. Preference will be given to candidates with an NRF rating, field experience and the ability to develop a local research focus.

QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE: The successful candidate will hold a doctoral degree and will have an excellent record of independent field research, fund raising for research, publications in top ...

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 ...

University of Missouri: Lecturer in Anatomy

Submitted 20 February 2015 by Carol Ward

The Department of Pathology and Anatomical Sciences at the University of Missouri School of Medicine is seeking a non-tenure track lecturer to begin in the Fall of 2015. The primary responsibility of this position will be anatomical education for graduate students, medical students, and/or undergraduate nursing and health care professions students.


Preference will be given to individuals with experience teaching a lab-based human gross anatomy course. Candidates with interests in morphology-based research and whose interests complement those of current faculty in the Integrative Anatomy group ( will be given priority. The Integrative Anatomy Group provides ...

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: ...

MacEwan University (Edmonton, Canada): MacEwan University (Canada) - Biocultural Medical Anthropologist (tenure track)

Submitted 17 February 2015 by Hugh McKenzie

Assistant Professor, Anthropology Faculty of Arts and Science

MacEwan University inspires students through a powerful combination of academic excellence and personal learning experiences. Located in culturally enriched, downtown Edmonton, our comprehensive undergraduate university offers over 65 programs to 19,000 full- and part-time students. With a dedication to teaching excellence informed by scholarly research and creative activity, MacEwan provides an exceptional collaborative and supportive learning environment with a commitment to environmental sustainability and opportunities for community engagement. In support of faculty professional development, unique and enhanced services are provided through the Centre for the Advancement of Faculty Excellence (CAFÉ).

The ...

Orangutan Tropical Peatland Research Project (OuTrop): OuTrop Volunteer 2015

Submitted 11 February 2015 by Suzanne Turnock

The Orangutan Tropical Peatland Project (OuTrop) is looking for volunteers to help with our conservation and research projects in 2015.

OuTrop is a research and conservation organisation based in the Sabangau Forest in the heart of Indonesian Borneo, home to the world’s largest populations of orangutans and southern Bornean gibbons.

We work at the forefront of primate research in tropical forest environments and are affiliated to the Indonesian University of Palangka Raya, and British universities of Oxford and Leicester. We carry out scientific research on many aspects of orangutan, gibbon and red langur ecology and on tropical peat-swamp forest ...

University of Missouri: Assistant Teaching Professor of Anatomy

Submitted 6 February 2015 by Carol Ward

The Department of Pathology and Anatomical Sciences at the University of Missouri School of Medicine is seeking a non-tenure track Assistant Teaching Professor of anatomy beginning June 2015. The primary responsibility of this position is teaching technology-enhanced anatomy education to pre-health professional undergraduate students and developing and implementing online anatomy instruction in collaboration with the anatomy teaching team.


Preference will be given to individuals with experience in teaching human anatomy. Applicants should be committed to excellence in teaching and scholarship. Candidates with interests in morphology-based research and whose interests complement those of current faculty in the Integrative Anatomy group ...


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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