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Cambridge University Lectureship in Human Biology

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Applications are invited for a permanent University Lectureship in Human Biology, to start on 1st April 2013 or as soon as possible thereafter.

Division of Biological Anthropology
Department of Archaeology and Anthropology

£37,012 - £46,846 per annum

Applicants will be expected to have a PhD, a proven ability to carry out research, a strong publication record and, preferably, an active research programme, or plans for one, which will attract graduate students and post-doctoral researchers. The post holder will be expected to have knowledge and expertise in either human nutritional ecology or reproductive ecology and, ideally, to be primarily laboratory based, overseeing research and teaching in the Human Biology Laboratory. Applicants must be able to teach biostatistics, to take a leading role in the teaching of human ecology, and to provide teaching in thematic courses within the Division and Department, as appropriate.  In addition to research, normal duties include lecturing, examination and assessment, supervision of MPhil and PhD students, Divisional, Departmental and University administration.

Further information about Biological Anthropology at Cambridge is available at and further information about the post can be found at 

Applications should include a covering letter, a CV with a full list of publications and a signed and completed copy of Parts 1 and 3 of the CHRIS/6 form, which may be downloaded from or obtained from the Administrative Secretary, Division of Biological Anthropology, Department of Archaeology and Anthropology, University of Cambridge, Pembroke Street, Cambridge CB2 3QG, or Candidates should prepare a one page statement of research and teaching interests, including how they envision their research complementing current research in Biological Anthropology and Archaeology and Anthropology in general. The applicant should include the names, contacts details and email addresses of three referees who can provide references.    Please submit one hard copy of your application to the Administrative Secretary and also send one single pdf file of the whole application to

The post’s reference number is JE23092

Deadline for applications: 17th December 2012

Interviews in mid-January 2013

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