University of Cincinnati: Assistant Professor - Educator

Submitted 18 March 2015 by Kayla Kelly

The University of Cincinnati is a premier, public, urban research university; ranked as one of America’s top 26 public research universities by the National Science Foundation. U.S. News has ranked UC in the Top Tier of America’s Best Colleges. The Chronicle of Higher Education calls UC a “research heavyweight”. Forbes, Delta Sky and Travel + Leisure magazines have named UC one of the most beautiful campuses. #HottestCollegeInAmerica UC is one of the largest employers in the Cincinnati region, employing over 15,000 full time and part time faculty, staff and student workers. The College of Medicine, Department of ...

Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology: Junior Scientist Position in Luminescence Dating - MPI-EVA

Submitted 18 March 2015 by Alyson Reid

The Department of Human Evolution of the Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology, Leipzig (Germany), invites applications for a post-doctoral position in luminescence dating. In the Department, palaeoanthropological research is conducted within a multidisciplinary environment involving groups of scientists including biological anthropologists, Palaeolithic archaeologists, archaeological scientists, and geochronologists. Luminescence dating forms a significant component of the geochronology group (integrating radiocarbon, U-series and luminescence dating) with a well-equipped laboratory. More information about the Department and the luminescence lab can be found on our web site.

We are seeking a researcher to date sites and the geomorphic context of these sites in ...

Indiana University Bloomington: Visiting Assistant Professor of Biological Anthropology and Human Biology (1 year)

Submitted 16 March 2015 by Andrea Wiley

The Department of Anthropology at Indiana University Bloomington seeks to hire a biological anthropologist for a 1 year Visiting Assistant Professor position to for the 2015-16 academic year. This hire will be shared with the undergraduate interdisciplinary Human Biology program, with teaching responsibilities split equally between the two units. We are particularly interested in a scholar with research interests that are informed by evolutionary theory and address questions of broad anthropological significance and who demonstrates ability and interest in innovative undergraduate teaching. The candidate will teach 4 courses (2 per semester), including a large introductory class in biological anthropology, an ...

Nazarbayev University: Chair of the Department of Sociology and Anthropology

Submitted 16 March 2015 by Marzhan Kabdulsharipova

The School of Humanities and Social Sciences (SHSS) at Nazarbayev University invites applications for the inaugural position of Chair of the Department of Sociology and Anthropology to start Fall 2015. The Department currently has nine full-time faculty representing the breadth of both disciplines and participates in the Eurasian Studies M.A. degree program. The Department is housed within the School of Humanities and Social Sciences. SHSS offers six majors and has approximately 600 students. Nazarbayev University is an English-language institution based on best practices drawn from partner higher education institutions in the US, UK and Singapore. The strategic partner for ...

California State University, Fullerton: Volunteer Field Assistant Needed - Gelada Monkey Research in the Ethiopian Highlands

Submitted 16 March 2015 by Dr. Peter Fashing (California State University Fullerton) & Dr. Nga Nguyen (California State University Fullerton)


TWO field assistants are needed for a study of the behavior, ecology, and conservation of wild gelada monkeys (Theropithecus gelada) at a remote, semi-permanent field site in north-central Ethiopia called Guassa. Field research assistants will participate in data collection during an intensive 13 month long field season as part of this long-term study. Assistant duties will include (but are not limited to) carrying out behavioral observations, fecal sample collection, and vegetation monitoring. Work will begin in mid-May 2015 and last until the end of June 2016. Applications will be accepted until both positions are filled.


University of Washington: Lecturer, Full-time

Submitted 13 March 2015 by Dan Eisenberg

Lecturer, Full-time

The Department of Anthropology in the College of Arts and Sciences at the University of Washington invites applications for a one-year, full-time lecturer position (not tenure eligible) in biocultural anthropology, beginning September 16, 2015. Reappointment for an additional year or years is possible pending funding. We seek a biological anthropologist who has a record of successful teaching at the undergraduate level. Applicants must have earned a doctorate by the date of appointment; applicants who have not completed their PhD at the time of application will be considered. Teaching responsibilities will include six undergraduate courses in biological anthropology, across ...

University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg: Professor/ Associate Professor in Archaeology

Submitted 4 March 2015 by Dominic Stratford

The School of Geography, Archaeology and Environmental Studies is seeking to appoint a Professor/Associate Professor with a specialization in Middle Stone Age/Middle Palaeolithic archaeology. The candidate will also be expected to commence employment on the 01 January 2016 and will teach aspects of the Earlier, and Later Stone Age. Preference will be given to candidates with an NRF rating, field experience and the ability to develop a local research focus.

QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE: The successful candidate will hold a doctoral degree and will have an excellent record of independent field research, fund raising for research, publications in top ...

Duke University: Duke University and University of Florida: Postdoc Position - Primate Evolution and Mass Digitization of Fossil Collections

Submitted 4 March 2015 by Doug M. Boyer

Duration: Up to 2 yrs Location: Year 1: Duke University (Durham, NC), Year 2: University of Florida Museum of Natural History (Gainesville, FL) Description: This position is funded by a collaborative NSF grant to Duke University Department of Evolutionary Anthropology and University of Florida, Florida Museum of Natural History. For details see:

Degree requirements: PhD in geology, anthropology, biology, or other relevant discipline in hand.

Skill requirements: The successful applicant should have experience in the following areas: 1) 3D Digital Data competency - the applicant ...

University of North Carolina System & NC Museum of Natural Sciences: Natural Science Research Curator III: Evolutionary Biology Research Laboratory

Submitted 26 February 2015 by Charles Nunn

The NC Museum of Natural Sciences and the Department of Biological Sciences in the College of Sciences at North Carolina State University jointly announce a search to recruit an evolutionary biologist with experience in and a commitment to engaging the public in the study of evolution. The position is jointly split between the NC Museum of Natural Sciences (57%) and the Department of Biological Sciences at NC State (43%). This position includes research, outreach, teaching and service responsibilities at both institutions. Given existing strengths in NC’s Triangle area (including museum/university partnerships in public science, the launch of a ...

University of Missouri: Lecturer in Anatomy

Submitted 20 February 2015 by Carol Ward

The Department of Pathology and Anatomical Sciences at the University of Missouri School of Medicine is seeking a non-tenure track lecturer to begin in the Fall of 2015. The primary responsibility of this position will be anatomical education for graduate students, medical students, and/or undergraduate nursing and health care professions students.


Preference will be given to individuals with experience teaching a lab-based human gross anatomy course. Candidates with interests in morphology-based research and whose interests complement those of current faculty in the Integrative Anatomy group ( will be given priority. The Integrative Anatomy Group provides ...

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: ...

MacEwan University (Edmonton, Canada): MacEwan University (Canada) - Biocultural Medical Anthropologist (tenure track)

Submitted 17 February 2015 by Hugh McKenzie

Assistant Professor, Anthropology Faculty of Arts and Science

MacEwan University inspires students through a powerful combination of academic excellence and personal learning experiences. Located in culturally enriched, downtown Edmonton, our comprehensive undergraduate university offers over 65 programs to 19,000 full- and part-time students. With a dedication to teaching excellence informed by scholarly research and creative activity, MacEwan provides an exceptional collaborative and supportive learning environment with a commitment to environmental sustainability and opportunities for community engagement. In support of faculty professional development, unique and enhanced services are provided through the Centre for the Advancement of Faculty Excellence (CAFÉ).

The ...

Western University Canada: Assistant Professor Clinical Anatomy

Submitted 13 February 2015 by Kem Rogers

The Department of Anatomy and Cell Biology in the Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry at Western University invites applications for a limited-term (up to 5 years, renewable) faculty position at the rank of Lecturer or Assistant Professor in the area of Clinical Anatomy. The Division of Clinical Anatomy, within the Department of Anatomy and Cell Biology, consists of a highly motivated group of educators, responsible for teaching the sub-disciplines of anatomy to students in medicine, dentistry and other applied health science professions. Members of the Division are also actively involved in either basic and clinically/surgically relevant research, or ...

The William Paterson University of New Jersey: Assistant Professor of Medical Anthropology (Job Code 535)

Submitted 12 February 2015 by Dr. Edward Weil

William Paterson University invites applications for a tenure-track position at the Assistant Professor level in the Department of Anthropology effective fall 2015.

The department houses an undergraduate major in anthropology and actively supports the University’s innovative core curriculum and undergraduate programs in education and the health professions. Preference will be given to candidates specializing in medical anthropology with a strong background in interdisciplinary and biocultural approaches to health; specializations can include lifespan and aging, epidemiology, cross-cultural medical practices, and applied health programs in domestic and global communities. In addition to courses in medical anthropology, teaching responsibilities will include courses ...

Orangutan Tropical Peatland Research Project (OuTrop): OuTrop Volunteer 2015

Submitted 11 February 2015 by Suzanne Turnock

The Orangutan Tropical Peatland Project (OuTrop) is looking for volunteers to help with our conservation and research projects in 2015.

OuTrop is a research and conservation organisation based in the Sabangau Forest in the heart of Indonesian Borneo, home to the world’s largest populations of orangutans and southern Bornean gibbons.

We work at the forefront of primate research in tropical forest environments and are affiliated to the Indonesian University of Palangka Raya, and British universities of Oxford and Leicester. We carry out scientific research on many aspects of orangutan, gibbon and red langur ecology and on tropical peat-swamp forest ...

Duke University: Lab Manager

Submitted 6 February 2015 by Steffen Foerster

The lab of Dr. Anne Pusey at Duke University is seeking a lab manager to oversee data entry and organization for the Gombe chimpanzee research project. The Jane Goodall Institute Research Center at Duke University is home to behavioral data, photographs, and video footage from Gombe National Park, Tanzania, the longest-running chimpanzee field site in the world. Main responsibilities will include: Performing data organization, entry, and cleaning tasks as needed; helping to recruit new students for data entry; training of students on data entry procedures; overseeing and troubleshooting data entry; error checking of data in Access database and on Excel ...

University of Missouri: Assistant Teaching Professor of Anatomy

Submitted 6 February 2015 by Carol Ward

The Department of Pathology and Anatomical Sciences at the University of Missouri School of Medicine is seeking a non-tenure track Assistant Teaching Professor of anatomy beginning June 2015. The primary responsibility of this position is teaching technology-enhanced anatomy education to pre-health professional undergraduate students and developing and implementing online anatomy instruction in collaboration with the anatomy teaching team.


Preference will be given to individuals with experience in teaching human anatomy. Applicants should be committed to excellence in teaching and scholarship. Candidates with interests in morphology-based research and whose interests complement those of current faculty in the Integrative Anatomy group ...

Western Carolina University: Associate or Full Professor / Program Director of Forensic Anthropology

Submitted 3 February 2015 by Kathleen M. Brennan

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Tenure-Track Associate or Full Professor / Program Director of Forensic Anthropology

The Department of Anthropology and Sociology at Western Carolina University seeks to hire a forensic anthropologist at the rank of associate or full professor to begin August 2015. The successful candidate will direct the forensic anthropology program while working collaboratively with the two departmental American Board of Forensic Anthropology diplomates. Program Director responsibilities include curriculum oversight, student recruitment and retention, community outreach, strategic planning, program development, and program evaluation. The successful candidate will be expected to conduct research with undergraduate ...


Submitted 30 January 2015 by Daniel Schmitt

The School of Medicine and Department of Evolutionary Anthropology at Duke University are seeking full-time Postdoctoral Associates who will contribute to the teaching of medical students in Medical Human Gross Anatomy and students and residents in other anatomically-based medical school courses at an advanced and clinical level. Candidates will be expected to participate in research in the laboratories of the Department of Evolutionary Anthropology. Priority will be given to candidates interested in working with faculty who teach in the medical school or teach anatomy courses at the university using medical school resources, which include Daniel Schmitt, Richard Kay, and Christine ...

Duke University: Visiting Assistant Professorship

Submitted 29 December 2014 by Lisa R. Jones

The Department of Evolutionary Anthropology at Duke University is seeking applications for a Visiting Assistant Professorship in any one or combination of the following areas: 1) primate behavior, ecology and conservation and/or human behavioral ecology and 2) human and primate anatomy and/or human variation. The ability to teach both introductory and upper-level courses in the candidate’s area(s) is required and candidates should be prepared to teach Introduction to Evolutionary Anthropology. Opportunities for professional research development include anatomical collections, fossil collections, laboratory facilities, a microCT facility and SEM facility. Applicants may also find research opportunities available through ...

Yale University: Post-Doctoral Associate in primate socio-endocrinology and genetics at Yale Biological Anthropology

Submitted 18 December 2014 by Ben Finkel

The Department of Anthropology and the School of Forestry & Environmental Studies at Yale University invite applications for a full-time, two-year Postdoctoral Associate position in biological anthropology and/or primatology during academic years 2015-17. The postdoctoral position is offered within the Owl Monkey Project ( directed by Dr. Eduardo Fernandez-Duque.

The successful applicant will collaborate on research projects related to the socio-endocrinology and genetics of captive and wild owl monkey populations. The applicant will participate in the analyses of hormonal samples collected as part of an ongoing NSF project on the energetics of biparental care in owl ...

California State University, Long Beach: Assistant Professor of Physical Anthropology

Submitted 24 October 2014 by Karen Quintiliani

The Department of Anthropology at California State University, Long Beach invites applications for a tenure-track, Assistant Professor position in Physical Anthropology beginning August 2015. We seek applicants with a strong commitment to teaching and scholarship with evidence of, or clear potential for, effective teaching at the lower division through graduate levels and demonstrated potential for successful research, scholarly and creative activities. Ideal candidates will demonstrate a commitment to working successfully with a diverse student population. Candidates must have a Ph.D. in Anthropology at time of application or official notification of completion of the doctoral degree by August 1, 2015 ...

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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