Research Fellow

The Institute for Advanced Study in Toulouse (IAST) in France ( invites applications for post-doctoral research fellowships, beginning 1 September 2019. We welcome applications from researchers whose work uses an evolutionary perspective to inform understandings of human behavior, psychology, and/or health. We seek a scientist specializing in any sub-field of biological anthropology, including human biology, life history theory, human development and plasticity, health and infectious disease, aging, demography, host-parasite co-evolution, diet and nutrition, global health, evolutionary medicine and genetics. We seek candidates with a strong research background in their own discipline, but willing and able to develop research projects drawing on IAST’s substantial interdisciplinary resources, including the proximity of strong groups in economics (Toulouse School of Economics, We are open to a variety of research methods, including observational field work, field and laboratory experiments, analysis of secondary data sets and/or theory. The IAST offers candidates an opportunity to devote themselves full time to their research at the start of their careers.

Fellows are provided with office space, computer facilities and a contract for two years, renewable for a third year.

Review of applications will begin shortly after the application deadline.

Direct questions regarding this position to Dr. Jonathan Stieglitz.