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University of Missouri Department of Anthropology Postdoctoral Fellow

by Ed Hagen last modified Nov 04, 2012 06:44 PM expired
The Department of Anthropology at the University of Missouri invites applications for a postdoctoral fellow. The department has recently added Dr. Napoleon Chagnon (National Academy of Sciences Member). We are looking for candidates to help further develop Chagnon’s long-term ethnographic field data with the Yanomamö into significant scholarly contributions and who can form linkages to our other current faculty. Preferred skills and interests include bioinformatics, statistics, demography, and geographic information systems (ArcGIS). Job duties include data management and analysis of large-scale, spatially-explicit demographic databases. Candidates should have PhD in hand. The salary is $40,000 per year with full health care benefits. The terms of employment are negotiable with a start date in January or February 2013.



Application Materials and Instructions

A cover letter with description of previous research, potential research plans, list of three references (with contact information), and CV, all compiled into a single PDF file with the applicant’s name as the file name, are required for application. Please send as an email attachment to Rob Walker ( Application review will begin December 1, 2012 and continue until the position is filled. Informal interviews will be held at the American Anthropological Association meetings in San Francisco. The University of Missouri is an EO/AA/ADA employer.

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