The Department of Anthropology at The Pennsylvania State University ( is seeking applications for a postdoctoral scholar to join a collaborative research project investigating the effects of mobility and physical activity on human postcranial skeletal variation. This postdoc position is part of an NSF-funded collaborative project (

Candidates for this position should have experience with current methods used to quantify trabecular and cortical bone structure as well as techniques used in microCT imaging, processing, and analysis. Experience with software packages such as Avizo, ImageJ, and R preferred but not required. The anticipated start date for the position is Fall 2017, but is negotiable. The position will last one year with an opportunity of renewal for a second year. Qualified candidate must hold a Ph.D. degree or have completed all of the requirements for a Ph.D. by the time of appointment. Please direct questions regarding this postdoctoral opportunity to Tim Ryan (

To apply for this position, submit 1) a cover letter, 2) your CV, 3) the names and contact information of three people who can be contacted for letters of reference, and 4) up to three of your publications. Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. Apply online at

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