Submitted: 6 April 2017
Department: Applied Forensic Sciences
Institution: Mercyhurst University
Job type: Postdoc
Apply by: 5 May 2017
Application email: [email protected]

The Applied Forensic Sciences Department at Mercyhurst University in Erie, PA invites applications for a one-year full-time forensic anthropology post doctoral position for the 2017-2018 academic year. The candidate will be expected to teach four (4) undergraduate/graduate courses in bioanthropology, human skeletal biology, and forensic anthropology as well as assist with forensic anthropology/forensic archaeology cases both in the field and in the laboratory. Other departmental duties may include updating case databases, overseeing case correspondence, assisting with grant applications, and mentoring students in forensic casework and research. Preference will be given to those with previous experience working on forensic cases and/or conducting human skeletal analyses. PhD preferred, but ABD are encouraged to apply.

Interested candidates should send a CV, letter of interest, and the name and contact information for three references to Dr. Heather Garvin ([email protected]). Please send materials as a single PDF file with the applicant’s last name in the file name. Additional application materials (e.g., transcripts, teaching philosophy, etc.) may be requested following review of application. Review of applications will begin immediately, and continue until position is filled. Mercyhurst is an equal opportunity employer committed to a diverse faculty, staff and student body and welcomes all applicants. For more information on the Department and Mercyhurst please visit:

Copyright © 2017 American Association of Physical Anthropologists.
Site programming and administration: Ed Hagen, Department of Anthropology, Washington State University