Florida State University: Anthropology Open Rank 9 month Faculty (Prehistoric/Historic Archaeology)

Submitted 12 January 2015 by Malinda Carlisle

The Department of Anthropology at the Florida State University invites applications for an appointment in prehistoric/historic archaeology with a regional focus in the southeastern United States. Rank is open. Ph.D. is required. We seek a candidate with a strong teaching and field research record and RPA certification. Candidates with expertise in faunal/floral analysis, ceramics, gender, hunter-gatherer society, complex society and museum studies are especially welcome. This is a tenerable position which will begin August 2015.

University College London: Lecturer in Palaeoanthropology and Human Evolution

Submitted 8 January 2015 by Christophe Soligo

Duties and Responsibilities:

The UCL Department of Anthropology is seeking to appoint a Lecturer in Palaeoanthropology and Human Evolution. The successful candidate will be an outstanding researcher of the highest potential, appointed to carry out research, teaching and administration in evolutionary anthropology with particular emphasis on interpreting the palaeontological record of hominin evolution from an interdisciplinary perspective.

The post is available from September 2015.

Key Requirements:

The candidate should have a PhD in a relevant discipline, the ability to teach introductory evolutionary anthropology and specialist courses in palaeoanthropology and human evolution at both the undergraduate and postgraduate level and a ...

Midwestern University: Assistant Professor - Anatomy

Submitted 7 January 2015 by Katie Miller

The Department of Anatomy invites applications for a full-time tenure-track faculty position at the Assistant Professor level. Applicants must be able to teach gross anatomy. Individuals with postdoctoral experience and additional teaching expertise in histology, embryology, or neuroanatomy will be given preference. Applicants are expected to be able to establish an independent research program capable of attracting extramural funding. Departmental research interests include: vertebrate evolutionary morphology, skeletal morphological variation and function, skull anatomy, geometric morphometrics, neuroplasticity and repair of the central and peripheral nervous system, neurotoxicity and the effects of ethanol on neuro immune responses.

Education and Experience: Applicants must ...

Florida State University: Anthropology Open Rank 9 month Faculty

Submitted 7 January 2015 by Malinda Carlisle

The Department of Anthropology at the Florida State University invites applications for an appointment in archaeology/bioarchaeology. Ph.D. required. We seek a candidate with a strong teaching and field research record and RPA certification. Candidates with expertise in osteological analysis, remote sensing, collections management, or forensic anthropology are especially welcome. This is a tenurable position which will begin in August 2015.

University of Kent: PhD fellowship in primate functional morphology at University of Kent (Canterbury, UK)

Submitted 7 January 2015 by Dr Tracy Kivell

The School of Anthropology and Conservation at the University of Kent (Canterbury, UK) is seeking applicants for a PhD position to work within the European Research Council (ERC) funded “GRASP” project (http://www.kent.ac.uk/sac/research/projects/tk_graspevolution.html).

Dissertation topic: Functional morphology of cortical and trabecular bone in the primate hand.

Qualifications: Applicants will have completed an undergraduate degree and normally a Masters degree in biological anthropology, zoology, palaeobiology, evolutionary studies, or a similar discipline. Ideal candidates will have achieved Distinction-level marks in both their course work and dissertation projects. Applicants with expertise in the following topics ...

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 ...

University of Calgary: Canada Research Chair (Tier II) in Primate Genomics and Dietary Ecology, Department of Anthropology & Archaeology

Submitted 19 December 2014 by Marion Stewart

The Department of Anthropology & Archaeology at the University of Calgary invites applications for a Canada Research Chair (CRC) Tier II in Primate Genomics and Dietary Ecology, effective July 1, 2015. The Chair will be appointment to a tenure-track Assistant Professor or Associate Professor with tenure position and the successful candidate will be nominated for a Canada Research Chair.

The successful candidate will combine genomics research with primate behavioural ecology to provide insights into the pressures that have shaped dietary adaptations in primates. Using a multi-disciplinary approach, the Chair will study the interplay of diet, the senses and the environment ...

Yale University: Post-Doctoral Associate in primate socio-endocrinology and genetics at Yale Biological Anthropology

Submitted 18 December 2014 by Ben Finkel

The Department of Anthropology and the School of Forestry & Environmental Studies at Yale University invite applications for a full-time, two-year Postdoctoral Associate position in biological anthropology and/or primatology during academic years 2015-17. The postdoctoral position is offered within the Owl Monkey Project (http://owlmonkeyproject.wordpress.com/) directed by Dr. Eduardo Fernandez-Duque.

The successful applicant will collaborate on research projects related to the socio-endocrinology and genetics of captive and wild owl monkey populations. The applicant will participate in the analyses of hormonal samples collected as part of an ongoing NSF project on the energetics of biparental care in owl ...

Keck School of Medicine, University of Southern California: Assistant/Associate Professor - Human Anatomy

Submitted 10 December 2014 by Biren Patel

The University of Southern California (USC), founded in 1880, is the largest private employer in the City of Los Angeles. As an employee of USC, you will be a part of a world-class research university and a member of the “Trojan Family,” which is comprised of the faculty, students and staff that make the university what it is.

The Department of Cell and Neurobiology invites applications for a full-time 12-month faculty position at the Assistant or Associate Professor level in the non-tenure Medical Educator track. The position will begin July 1, 2015 or shortly thereafter. Applicants must have a Ph ...

johns Hopkins University School of Medicine: Post-Doctoral Fellowships

Submitted 5 December 2014 by Christopher Ruff

2 Anatomy Post-Doctoral Fellowships

The Center for Functional Anatomy and Evolution, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, is seeking applications for two Postdoctoral Fellowships, to begin July 1, 2015. Applicants must have completed Ph.D. degree by the date of appointment. The initial term of appointment is for one year, with a possible extension for a second year. Responsibilities include teaching of Human Anatomy to medical students and an undergraduate anatomy course, as well as giving a graduate seminar on a topic of one’s choice. Research opportunities in several areas of functional anatomy are available (see: www.hopkinsmedicine.org ...

Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine: Assistant Professor

Submitted 5 December 2014 by Christopher Ruff

Faculty Position, Functional Morphologist

The Center for Functional Anatomy and Evolution at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position at the Assistant Professor level, beginning July 1, 2015. The applicant should have a well-developed research program in primate functional morphology, with particular expertise in geometric morphometric methods. Experience in teaching a full cadaver-based human anatomy course to medical students is required. Send a cover letter, CV, and contact information for three referees to: [email protected] The deadline for receipt of applications is February 1, 2015. Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.

Duke University: Postdoctoral Research in Primate Evolution and Mass Digitization of Fossil Collections

Submitted 5 December 2014 by Douglas 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: http://www.nsf.gov/awardsearch/showAward?AWD_ID=1440742 http://www.nsf.gov/awardsearch/showAward?AWD_ID=1440558

Degree requirements: PhD in geology, 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 should ...

University at Buffalo, SUNY: Postdoctoral Associate in Human Evolutionary Morphology

Submitted 2 December 2014 by Noreen von Cramon-Taubadel

The Department of Anthropology, University at Buffalo, SUNY invites applications for a fixed-term two-year Postdoctoral Associate in Human Evolutionary Morphology. The successful candidate will play an integral role in developing and contributing to the newly established Buffalo Human Evolutionary Morphology Laboratory (BHEML) directed by Dr. Noreen von Cramon-Taubadel (PI). The role will involve conducting original research within the general area of human evolutionary morphology, database compilation, statistical analysis, and contributing to the training and supervision of graduate and undergraduate students. It is expected that the successful candidate possess strong analytical skills in geometric morphometrics, virtual anthropology and/or other statistical ...

University at Buffalo, SUNY: Post-Doctoral Researcher

Submitted 2 December 2014 by Stephen J. Lycett

Post-Doctoral Research Associate: Department of Anthropology, University at Buffalo, SUNY

Dr. Stephen Lycett (Department of Anthropology, University at Buffalo, SUNY) seeks applications for a two-year (fixed-term) Post-Doctoral research associate. The successful applicant will play an integral role in an ongoing research project on the cultural transmission and evolution of material culture. The successful candidate will be a member of the newly established Evolutionary Anthropology Laboratory within the Department of Anthropology at UB, and will be expected to work closely with an interdisciplinary research team. The major activities and responsibilities of this position include: running of cultural transmission experiments, literature research ...

University of Otago: Lecturer in Biological Anthropology, 5 year fixed-term

Submitted 28 November 2014 by Lisa Matisoo-Smith

Lecturer in Biological Anthropology-1402075

DEPARTMENT OF ANATOMY OTAGO SCHOOL OF MEDICAL SCIENCES An exciting opportunity has arisen for a dynamic researcher to join a growing and highly committed group of biological anthropology researchers and teachers in a large, diverse and research-oriented Department. A 5-year, fixed-term, commencing at the Lecturer level, is available from mid-2015. Applicants will hold a PhD or equivalent research qualification. All applicants must have proven research ability within the field of biological anthropology, with the potential to develop an on-going and active independent research programme capable of attracting external funding. Ideally, the successful candidate’s research will ...

Bar-Ilan university: Post-doctoral research associate in the field of bone-muscle imaging of animal models.

Submitted 26 November 2014 by David Karasik

Post-doctoral position is now available at the Faculty of Medicine of Bar-Ilan University in the Galilee, for scientists interested in perusing interdisciplinary research in the field of genetics of mammalian musculoskeleton. Our group is performing an extensive research of human skeletal diseases using human patient data and animal models, including murine and piscine (zebrafish). The research is performed in collaboration with the US-based colleagues; there is a possibility of training abroad.

In particular, the candidate will: - perform musculoskeletal system imaging of the animal locomotor systems, analyze and integrate in-vivo imaging of micro-CT and micro-PET scans in order to explore bone-muscle ...

High Point University: Human Anatomy Tenure Track Position

Submitted 13 November 2014 by Dr. Mark Teaford

Human Anatomy Laboratory Instructor Position Description:

The Department of Exercise Science in The School of Health Sciences at High Point University, http://health-sciences.highpoint.edu/, is currently accepting applications for a full-time, tenure track, 12-month position in anatomy. A start date of June 2015 is expected.

Qualifications and Experience: Qualified applicants must possess: 1) an earned doctorate in anatomy or a related field is required. ABDs near completion will be considered; 2) potential for excellence in teaching; 3) potential to establish a record of scholarly activity; 4) effective interpersonal communication skills; and 5) a willingness to embrace working in an ...

Texas Tech University: Assistant/Associate Professor of Physical Anthropology

Submitted 10 November 2014 by Robert R. Paine

The Department of Sociology, Anthropology, and Social Work at TEXAS TECH UNIVERSITY invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant/Associate Professor position in physical anthropology, to begin September 1, 2015. Candidates must have the PhD by the time of appointment. Preference will be given to candidates whose research area complements the existing strengths of the department in the Indigenous Americas and who have an active field research agenda. Research focus is open, but preference will be given to candidates that have a successful research agenda specific to bio-archaeological issues. The successful candidate will contribute to curriculum by teaching both undergraduate and ...

Rutgers University: Human Cooperation Postdoctoral Fellow

Submitted 4 November 2014 by Lee Cronk

Human Cooperation Post-Doctoral Fellow Anthropology, Rutgers University

The Human Generosity Project and the Department of Anthropology at Rutgers University – New Brunswick seek applicants for a two-year postdoctoral fellowship in the study of human cooperation starting August 1, 2015. The successful candidate will conduct a year of fieldwork among Ik-speaking peoples in northeastern Uganda, followed by a year of write-up. The Ik are of particular interest with regard to questions about the nature of human cooperation because of controversial and disputed claims made in the 1970s about their supposed lack of generosity. This project represents an opportunity to conduct the first ...

University of California, Santa Barbara: SAGE Junior Fellow Postdoctoral Program, University of California, Santa Barbara

Submitted 3 November 2014 by John Hajda

Four postdoctoral positions will be available beginning on September 1, 2015. This is a three-year fellowship.

The SAGE Center Junior Fellowship Program, established in 2011, fosters interdisciplinary research in the study of brain-mind interaction at the postdoctoral level. We are seeking a group of highly collaborative, interacting fellows who are willing to take different approaches to shared conceptual challenges. Qualified applicants should be able and will be encouraged to utilize the UCSB Brain Imaging Center (http://www.bic.ucsb.edu/). The Center supports the new PRISMA (3T) Siemens magnet as well as MRI compatible high density electroencephalography hardware. Center funding ...

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 ...

Wright State University: Instructor of Biological Anthropology

Submitted 16 October 2014 by Susan Schultheis

The Wright State University Department of Sociology and Anthropology is accepting applications for an Instructor of Biological Anthropology to start August 2015 (with the likelihood of paid course-specific training to begin in July, 2015). The ideal candidate will be a biological anthropologist with demonstrated excellence in teaching at the undergraduate level. The successful candidate will teach an established and popular introductory biological anthropology course and several sections of weekly labs. Wright State follows a semester system and this position will include teaching 2 lecture sections and 9 lab sections per academic year. Some opportunities for summer teaching may also be ...

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 ...

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 ...

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