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Stony Brook University, Assistant Professor, Anthropology – Primate Behavioral Ecology

by Ed Hagen last modified Oct 06, 2013 06:52 PM expired
As part of an interdepartmental initiative in Human Evolutionary Biology, Stony Brook University invites applications for a tenure-track position in the Department of Anthropology at the level of Assistant Professor, beginning in the fall of 2014. The successful candidate for this position will have an outstanding research program, a commitment to excellence in teaching, and will participate in a new undergraduate major in Human Evolutionary Biology jointly offered by the Departments of Anthropology and of Ecology & Evolution.

The Department of Anthropology seeks a scientist specializing in the behavioral ecology of primates. Minimum qualifications include a Ph.D. in anthropology, biology, psychology, or a closely-related field at the time of employment and the ability to teach a class on the evolution of human behavior. Desired qualifications include a strong record of field, laboratory, and/or model-based research, evidence of research productivity (grants, publications), and teaching effectiveness. Research focus is open, but multidisciplinary approaches including genetics or physiology of behavior are particularly welcomed.

The successful candidate will teach an undergraduate course on “Evolution of Human Behavior” for Human Evolutionary Biology majors and will be expected to teach additional undergraduate courses in her/his area of expertise, secure external research funding, and play an active role in our highly ranked graduate program.

Applicants should apply via AcademicJobsOnline.Org ID: 3213). Applications should include a cover letter (which includes research and teaching interests), curriculum vitae, up to three examples of publications, and three reference letters (to be submitted by the reference writers through AcademicJobsOnline.Org). Applications should be addressed to the Behavioral Ecology Search Committee, Department of Anthropology, Stony Brook University, Stony Brook, NY 11794-4364, USA. For full consideration applications and letters of reference should be submitted before November 15, 2013. Questions about the search should be directed to the Behavioral Ecology Search Committee at Stony Brook University is an Equal Opportunity/ Affirmative Action Employer.

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