The Department of Anthropology at Boston University ( is seeking applications for a postdoctoral scholar to join the Hodges-Simeon Lab to work on a project investigating variation in pubertal timing. Candidates for this position should have experience with fieldwork and quantitative data analysis, along with expertise in the field of human biology, biological anthropology, medical anthropology, or other related fields. The postdoctoral scholar will spend some time in the field in Honduras; therefore Spanish fluency is a definite plus. The start date for the position is negotiable, and can begin as early as Fall 2018, and as late as early 2019. The initial contract will be for one year, with expectation of renewal for a second year based on satisfactory performance. Qualified candidates 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 and application materials to Carolyn Hodges-Simeon ( To apply for this position, submit a cover letter, CV, contact information for three references, and any manuscripts that cannot be accessed by Google Scholar. Review of applications will begin July 1, 2018 and will continue until the position is filled.