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University of Auckland Lecturer/Senior Lecturer (tenure-track) in Biological Anthropology

by Ed Hagen last modified Jul 23, 2013 11:05 PM expired
Applications close 01 September 2013. The Department of Anthropology at The University of Auckland is seeking a tenure-track, Lecturer/Senior Lecturer position (equivalent to Assistant Professor) in biological anthropology. The appointment will begin either 01January or 01 July, 2014. Candidates must have a PhD in hand, or have their defence scheduled, at the time of application.
Department of Anthropology, Faculty of Arts
We are seeking a biological anthropologist with a research program that complements our existing strengths. Individuals with expertise in lab-based research skills and with interests in evolutionary theory, health, nutrition, reproduction, or migration in contemporary human populations are particularly encouraged to apply. The successful applicant will be expected to contribute to undergraduate and graduate courses and labs in biological anthropology, undertake graduate supervision, carry out an active research program leading to peer-reviewed publications, and take on administrative responsibilities commensurate with their level.
The department has a strong program in multi-disciplinary anthropology with undergraduate degrees in both Anthropology (BA) and Anthropological Science (BSc) and graduate degrees in Anthropology (MA, PhD). There are opportunities for co-teaching and research cooperation within and between the subdisciplines. The Department has links with the School of Biological Sciences and the Faculty of Medical and Health Sciences and maintains laboratories and technicians. We are committed to the engagement of students in on-going research.
Further information about the position and the department may be obtained from Professor Peter Sheppard, Head of the Department of Anthropology (
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Applications close 1 September 2013.
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