Teaching Replacement – Paleoanthropology

The DFG Center for Advanced Studies “Words, Bones, Genes, Tools” at the University of Tübingen seeks to fill a limited (18 months) position of a

Professurvertreter/in / Teaching replacement (100%)

to teach courses in the paleoanthropology curriculum (BA, MSc) of the University of Tübingen during the upcoming three semesters.

Areas of expertise must include, but are not limited to, human evolution and adaptation and the study of the human and/or primate fossil record. Knowledge of virtual anthropology, geometric morphometrics, and functional anatomy would also be welcome.

The position should start April 1st 2017 and will be limited to 3 semesters (18 months). Salary will be according to the German Salary System W1, 100 %.

The successful candidate will have an excellent record of teaching and research in human evolution and the human / primate fossil record. He or she is expected to collaborate on existing projects of the Paleoanthropology section and to contribute to the supervision of students.

Requirements for the position include a Ph.D. in Physical Anthropology or equivalent, postdoctoral experience, and teaching experience in human evolution (introduction to human evolution, advanced courses in human evolution, and/or the human fossil record).

The University of Tübingen wishes to enhance the share of employed women in research and teaching. Individuals with disabilities are strongly encouraged to apply.

Applications should be submitted electronically no later than December 31st 2016. They should include a statement of research achievements and future directions with special emphasis on teaching experience, curriculum vitae, pdf files of up to 5 key publications, as well as the names and addresses of three referees.

Contact: Prof. Dr. Katerina Harvati, Institut für Ur- und Frühgeschichte und Archäologie des Mittelalters, Paläoanthropologie, Rümelinstr. 23, 72070 Tübingen Germany
E-Mail: Dr. Monika Doll, Administrative Coordinator, monika.doll@ifu.uni-tuebingen