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Harvard Open-Rank Professorship in Human Biology and Physiology

by Ed Hagen last modified Oct 11, 2013 11:35 PM expired
Title: Open-Rank Professorship in Human Biology and Physiology School: Faculty of Arts and Sciences, Harvard University The Department of Human Evolutionary Biology at Harvard University is seeking to make one or more full-time appointments at either the tenure-track or tenured level in human biology and physiology. This area includes any aspect of physiology such as energetics, nutrition, the microbiome, disease ecology, life history, and evolutionary medicine. Applicants’ interests should be explicitly related to human evolution, and we encourage candidates whose research integrates laboratory and field components.

The appointment could begin as early as July 1, 2014.

Basic Qualifications: Doctorate in Anthropology, Biology or related discipline required by expected start date.

Additional Qualifications: The Department administers a large and successful undergraduate concentration in Human Evolutionary Biology, hence excellence in undergraduate teaching is a priority. A strong research program, including the ability to offer graduate courses, is also expected. Our Doctoral program stresses integration of laboratory and field research and the cooperative training and mentoring of PhD candidates.

Special Instructions: For tenure-track appointment, please go to to apply.

For tenured appointment, please go to to apply.

Review of applications will begin on November 15, 2013. Harvard is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. Applications from women and minorities are strongly encouraged.

Letters of nomination from third parties are also welcome.

Contact Information: Address enquiries to Professor Peter Ellison, Search Committee Chair, Department of Human Evolutionary Biology, Harvard University, 11 Divinity Avenue, Cambridge, MA 02138 USA, or by e-mail to Meg Lynch ( (keywords: assistant professor, faculty, instructor, tenure track, Boston, Cambridge, Massachusetts, MA, Northeast, New England, physiology, nutrition, physiological ecology, life history, human biology, evolutionary medicine, microbiome)

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