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Stony Brook Anthropology - Human Evolutionary Biology - Biostatistician

by Ed Hagen last modified Oct 05, 2012 02:44 PM expired
As part of an interdepartmental initiative in Human Evolutionary Biology, Stony Brook University invites applications for a tenure-track position in the Department of Anthropology at the level of Assistant Professor, beginning September 2013. The successful candidate for this position will have an outstanding research program, a commitment to excellence in teaching and will participate in a new undergraduate major in Human Evolutionary Biology jointly offered by the Departments of Anthropology and Ecology & Evolution.


The Department of Anthropology seeks a Biostatistician with a strong anthropological focus. The successful candidate will teach an undergraduate course in biostatistics for Human Evolutionary Biology majors and develop an advanced biostatistics course for graduate students in the Anthropological Sciences Ph.D. program. Strong preference will be given to a candidate with expertise in one or more of the following: mixed-effects models, phylogenetic comparative methods, nonparametric statistics, and/or mathematical modeling. Ability to write code (e.g. R or MatLab) is desirable. The candidate must have a demonstrated research interest in evolutionary morphology or behavioral ecology.

The candidates will be expected to teach additional undergraduate courses in their area of expertise, secure external research funding, and play an active role in our highly ranked graduate program. Applicants must have a Ph.D. by starting date and a strong publication record.

Applicants should apply via AcademicJobsOnline.Org http://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/1856. Applications should include a cover letter stating research and teaching interests, curriculum vitae, up to three examples of publications, and three references letters (to be submitted by the reference writers through AcademicJobsOnline.Org). Applications should be addressed to the Biostatistician Search Committee, Department of Anthropology, Stony Brook University, Stony Brook, NY 11794-4364, USA.For full consideration applications and letters of reference should be submitted before October 18, 2012. Questions about the search should be directed to the Biostatistician Search Committee at anthropology@stonybrook.edu. Stony Brook University is an Equal Opportunity/ Affirmative Action Employer.

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