Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology Leipzig, Germany: SCIENTIST POSITION IN ARCHAELOGICAL SCIENCE - MPI EVA, Leipzig

Submitted 3 July 2015 by Alyson Reid

The Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology unites scientists with various backgrounds (natural sciences and humanities) whose aim is to investigate the history of humankind from an interdisciplinary perspective with the help of comparative analyses of genes, cultures, cognitive abilities, languages and social systems of past and present human populations as well as those of primates closely related to human beings.

The Department of Human Evolution of the Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology, Leipzig (Germany), invites applications for a research position in isotopic studies. In the Department, palaeoanthropological research is conducted within a multidisciplinary environment involving groups of scientists ...

Burrell College of Osteopathic Medicine at New Mexico State University: Assistant/Associate Professor

Submitted 30 June 2015 by Robert J. Ketchum

“Para la gente, y el futuro! For the people, and the future!”

The Burrell College of Osteopathic Medicine (BCOM) at New Mexico State University, one of the nation’s newest and most innovative medical schools, located in beautiful Las Cruces, New Mexico, invites applications for multiple full-time, 12-month faculty positions in the Pre-Clinical Science Departments. BCOM’s inaugural class will matriculate in August, 2016, and the College is seeking to identify and hire energetic, dedicated individuals with strong pedagogical versatility, a passion for teaching and mentoring in the indicated biomedical science disciplines, and a deep commitment to medical education.

Available ...

Touro University Nevada: Assistant and Associate Professor in Gross Anatomy and Embryology

Submitted 30 June 2015 by Csaba Fulop

Touro University Nevada College of Osteopathic Medicine is seeking candidates for two full time faculty positions in Gross Anatomy and Embryology for its Department of Basic Sciences, one at the Assistant and one at the Associate Professor level. These positions are 12 month appointments with primary teaching responsibilities and opportunities to conduct original research/scholarly activities.

Broad Responsibilities: Successful candidates will be responsible for teaching gross anatomy/embryology in Touro University Nevada’s Osteopathic Medicine and Allied Health Programs (Occupational Therapy(OT), Physician Assistant (PA), Physical Therapy (PT), Master of Medical Health Sciences (MHS)) as required. Faculty members are encouraged ...

San Diego State University: Assistant Professor in Biological Anthropology

Submitted 26 June 2015 by Bann Attiq

The Department of Anthropology at San Diego State University invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor in Biological Anthropology, beginning Fall 2016.

Candidates should have teaching experience and an active research program in biocultural approaches to human biology. Potential areas of specialization include, but are not limited to: developmental origins of health and disease (DOHaD), life history and nutrition, the microbiome, human plasticity (developmental plasticity, neuroplasticity, epigenetics), human sexuality and reproduction, and human adaptability. We are particularly interested in individuals who conduct field-based, interdisciplinary research integrating biological data within an ecological and social context. The successful applicant will show a ...

OuTrop (Orangutan Tropical Peatland Project): Primate Scientist

Submitted 22 June 2015 by Susan Cheyne

Position Description:

OuTrop is looking for a new Primate Scientist to help oversee its Orangutan, Gibbon and Red Langur research projects in the Sabangau research station in Central Kalimantan, Indonesian Borneo. The successful candidate will work together with the Project Directors and local primate project Coordinators to help maintain and improve the scientific integrity, relevance and impact of our primate research. This will include ensuring the quality of data collected by yourself and our Coordinators and other personnel; collecting, analysing and reporting upon data as required; and training, supervising and generally supporting Coordinators, plus local and international Research Assistants, Interns ...


Submitted 21 June 2015 by Ericka N. L'Abbe


In the pursuit of the ideals of excellence and diversity, the University of Pretoria wishes to invite applications for the above vacancy.

The University of Pretoria's commitment to quality makes us one of the top research Universities in the country and gives us a competitive advantage in international science and technology development.


The incumbent will:

• Teach Physical Anthropology, Histology and Human Anatomy at a tertiary level; • Be involved in and have experience in research in a related field.


• A scientific degree on ...

Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine: Assistant Professor (2)

Submitted 19 June 2015 by Christopher Ruff

2 Faculty Positions, Functional Morphology

The Center for Functional Anatomy and Evolution at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine invites applications for two tenure-track faculty positions at the Assistant Professor level, beginning July 1, 2016. Applicants should have a well-developed research program in mammalian functional morphology and/or evolution, and experience in teaching a full cadaver-based human anatomy course to medical students. Send a cover letter, CV, and contact information for three referees to: [email protected] The deadline for receipt of applications is September 15, 2015. Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.

University of Cambridge: Post-doctoral research associate - human skeletal variation

Submitted 9 June 2015 by J Stock

A full time Postdoctoral Research Associates Fellowship is sought to work on a European Research Council funded project entitled:

Adaptation, Dispersals and Phenotype: understanding the roles of climate, natural selection and energetics in shaping global hunter-gatherer adaptability (ADaPt)

ADaPt is a five year research project ( led by Dr. Jay Stock (Cambridge) that aims to improve our understanding of the origins of human skeletal variation. The research combines detailed study of the global pattern of hunter-gatherer skeletal variation in the Late Pleistocene and Holocene with experimental research which tests the relationship between energetic stress, muscle function, and skeletal ...

Arizona State University: Postdoctoral Research Associate

Submitted 1 June 2015 by Lindsay Mullen

Postdoctoral Research Associate (Job #11200) Institute of Human Origins Arizona State University

The Institute of Human Origins (IHO), a research center of the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, invites applications for a Postdoctoral Research Associate position to support a multi-year, transdisciplinary research grant, “Evolutionary Foundations of Human Uniqueness: Recovering Patterns of Cognition, Cumulative Culture, and Cooperation,” from the John Templeton Foundation. Anticipated start date is August 17, 2015.

The successful candidate will participate in a research project addressing questions regarding the evolution of human cooperation, through either laboratory experiments or formal modeling or field studies among Turkana pastoralists in ...

Michigan State University: Specialist-Teacher

Submitted 15 May 2015 by Beth Clarke

The Division of Human Anatomy, Department of Radiology, Michigan State University (MSU) is seeking a Human Anatomy Specialist.

Candidates for this position will: Independently prosect human anatomical specimens for instructional use in laboratories. Assists in the teaching of self-directed undergraduate and medical graduate dissection courses. Assists in the instruction of the medical gross anatomy courses lab sessions.

Minimum Qualifications: BS or MS in biological science or a related field, including coursework in human or comparative anatomy. One semester or more experience in prosection of human anatomical specimens.

Desired Qualifications: Experience in college-level laboratory instruction is desired, but not required.

Applications ...

Arizona State University: Postdoctoral Fellow in Evolution & Medicine: Education Resources Development and Online Learning

Submitted 5 May 2015 by Kathleen Holladay

Reference #11183 Full-time

The Center for Evolution & Medicine (CEM) at Arizona State University (ASU) invites applications for a Postdoctoral Fellow in Education Resources Development and Online Learning. Anticipated start date is August 3, 2015. This is a full-time (1.0) benefits-eligible, fiscal year (July 1 - June 30) appointment. Renewal is possible on an annual basis contingent on satisfactory performance, availability of resources, and the needs of the program. For additional information and policies regarding postdoctoral scholars at ASU, please see

The successful candidate will help curate existing online resources in evolutionary medicine, participate in ...

Central Michigan University: Lecturer

Submitted 20 April 2015 by Rachel Caspari

The Department of Sociology, Anthropology, and Social Work at Central Michigan University is seeking a qualified candidate to fill a full-time, one-year, temporary position in biological anthropology, specialty open, beginning August 24, 2015. PhD in anthropology is desired, but ABDs will be considered.

Candidates must be able to teach the introduction to physical anthropology, the associated lab, and courses within their area of specialization. The successful candidate must be committed to undergraduate education; ability to teach human evolution is desired, as is evidence of past teaching effectiveness.

The position is in a joint department, with undergraduate majors in anthropology, sociology ...

The CUNY Graduate Center/ The New York Consortium in Evolutionary Primatology : Volunteer Field Assistants for Filoha Hamadryas Project, Ethiopia

Submitted 18 February 2015 by Alexis L. Amann

Position Description: We are seeking volunteer field assistants for a long-term study of hamadryas baboons at the Filoha study site in the lowlands of central Ethiopia (see: Hamadryas baboons are characterized by a unique multi-level and male-dominated social system. Filoha is the only currently operational long-term field site where members of this species are individually identified and habituated. At Filoha, we are studying various aspects of hamadryas baboon social behavior, ecology, genetics, and physiology. See footage of hamadryas at Filoha in the primates episode of the recent BBC documentary Life: ...

Purdue University: Assistant Professor of Biological Anthropology

Submitted 10 October 2014 by Michele Buzon

Purdue University Department of Anthropology invites applications for the position of tenure-track Assistant Professor of Biological Anthropology to begin August 2015. We seek candidates specializing in human biology research focused on contemporary human populations that complements but does not duplicate the work of current faculty. A Ph.D. in Anthropology or a related discipline is required. Areas of interest include but are not limited to human biology, human biological diversity, nutrition, health, aging, endocrinology, life history, human genetics/epigenetics, microbiome. Individuals working with underrepresented groups are encouraged to apply.

We seek applicants with an excellent record of scholarly publications and ...

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