The Department of Anthropology at Texas State University invites applications for a post-doctoral position in the Forensic Anthropology Center (FACTS) to begin January 1, 2019. This is a 12-month, non-tenure line position with an opportunity for a second year of funding based on performance. The post-doctoral position is focused on dental age estimation based on tooth mineralization using transition analysis and machine learning methods. Primary responsibilities of the position include: (1) participation with the PI and Co-PI in various facets of data management, analysis, and procurement; (2) open-source application development; (3) oversight of graduate research assistants; and (4) report and publication preparation. FACTS is a multifaceted center that encompasses a body donation program, an outdoor decomposition facility, a processing laboratory, and a fully equipped research laboratory with a large modern human skeletal collection. For more information about FACTS, please visit www.txstate.edu/anthropology/facts . The Department of Anthropology is committed to advancing diversity in all areas of faculty and staff effort, including scholarship, instruction, and engagement. For more information about the department, please visit www.txstate.edu/anthropology/. Only applications submitted through the Texas State University website will be accepted and considered, https://jobs.hr.txstate.edu/postings/23760. Interested applicants should submit the following materials: (1) A letter of intent addressing the following areas: how you meet the required and preferred qualifications, current interests or activities, and/or future goals to promote a climate that values diversity and inclusion; (2) a detailed curriculum vita; and (3) the names and contact information of three references.
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