Assistant Professor of Biological Anthropology

The Department of Anthropology at the University of Oregon seeks a tenure-track assistant professor in biological anthropology to begin on September 16, 2018. We seek an outstanding, broadly-trained evolutionary biological anthropologist who will complement, not duplicate, the existing strengths within the department. Examples of possible specialties include, but are not limited to, human evolutionary biology, evolutionary medicine, evolutionary anatomy, paleobiology, and paleogenomics. The successful candidate is expected to conduct a rigorous, fieldwork and/or laboratory based, externally-funded research program as well as teach at both the undergraduate and graduate levels. A Ph.D. is required by September 15, 2018. Postdoctoral experience and an established publication record are preferred.

Applicants should submit a cover letter, a research statement, a teaching statement, a CV, and the names and contact information of three references. Submission is via link- . Questions regarding the position can be directed to the Search Committee Chair, Nelson Ting ( with “Bioanth Search” in the subject line. For full consideration, materials should be submitted by September 15, 2017. The position will remain open until filled.

The University of Oregon is an equal-opportunity, affirmative-action institution committed to cultural diversity and compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act.
The successful candidate will have the ability to work effectively with faculty, staff and students from a variety of diverse backgrounds.