The George Washington University: Tenure-Track Assistant Professor of Anthropology – Human Paleobiology

The George Washington University invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor position in Human Paleobiology in the Department of Anthropology, to begin as early as Fall 2019. We seek candidates with a research program that focuses on analyzing the hominin fossil record and/or its ecological context, and complements the current strengths of the faculty in the Center for the Advanced Study of Human Paleobiology (

Minimum qualifications: A Ph.D. in anthropology or a related field. ABD candidates will be considered, but must have all requirements for the Ph.D. completed by date of appointment. Applicants must have teaching experience, a strong publication record, and an active field or laboratory research program that can involve students. The Department seeks candidates with exceptional promise as scholars and teachers to offer courses at the undergraduate and graduate levels.

Application procedure: Applicants should complete the online faculty application at and upload a statement of research interests, curriculum vitae, and include the names of three referees. Review of applications will begin on October 25, 2018, and will continue until the position is filled. Only complete applications will be considered. Employment offers are contingent on the satisfactory outcome of a standard background screening. The position is pending final budgetary approval.

The university is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer that does not unlawfully discriminate in any of its programs or activities on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or on any other basis prohibited by applicable law.