Robert A. 1925 and Catherine L. McKennan Postdoctoral Fellowship

Dartmouth College Department of Anthropology welcomes applications for the Robert A. 1925 and Catherine L. McKennan Postdoctoral Fellowship. We are seeking a biological anthropologist who complements the research interests of current faculty. The McKennan Fellow will be expected to teach one course per year during their appointment. The Fellow will develop one introductory course and one advanced course in her/his area of specialization.

The Robert A. 1925 and Catherine L. McKennan Postdoctoral Fellowship is a two-year appointment with the possibility of a one-year extension, and the fellowship term will commence July 1, 2018.  Applicants must have received their Ph.D. no later than Spring 2018.  The fellowship includes a competitive salary as well as an annual research and travel allowance. Residence for three out of four academic terms is required. More information can be found at

Please submit a 2-page cover letter specifying how your research complements the existing expertise in the Department of Anthropology, a 1-page teaching statement, c.v., and the names and contact information for three references to the McKennan Fellow Search Committee. Applicants should submit material through Interfolio by following this link:

Formal review will begin January 15, 2018 and continue until the position is filled.

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