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University of Southern California Primate/Human Evolutionary Genetics

by Ed Hagen last modified Aug 30, 2012 05:36 PM expired

The University of Southern California invites applications for a tenure-track position at the rank of assistant professor in the Human and Evolutionary Biology program in the Dana and David Dornsife College of Letters, Arts and Sciences. We seek an outstanding scholar in the area of human or nonhuman primate evolutionary genetics, with the goal of understanding and reconstructing human prehistory. An ideal candidate would conduct research in molecular phylogenetics, population genetics, or paleogenomics of humans or nonhuman primates. The successful candidate will have an active research program, a commitment to excellence in both graduate and undergraduate teaching and will become an integral member of a new interdisciplinary program in Human and Evolutionary Biology. Applicants should hold a Ph.D. degree and have a strong record of publishing and grant funding. Applicants should apply by email with a cover letter that describes research and teaching interests, a C.V., pdfs of up to three sample publications and should request the three letters of recommendation be sent no later than November 1, 2012 to: Search Chair, Human and Evolutionary Biology, PED 107, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA 90089-0652. Application materials and letters of recommendation may be emailed as pdfs tostanford@usc.edu.

In order to be considered for this position, applicants are also required to submit an electronic USC application; follow this job link or paste in a browser: https://jobs.usc.edu/applicants/Central?quickFind=65969. USC strongly values diversity and is committed to equal opportunity in employment.  Women and men, and members of all racial and ethnic groups are encouraged to apply.

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