Biological Anthropology with specialization in Primatology

The Department of Anthropology at the University of Florida, College of Liberal Arts and Sciences invites applications for a full-time, nine-month, tenure-accruing position at the rank of Assistant Professor to begin August 16, 2019. We seek a primatologist with research interests in behavior, evolution, and/or ecology of extant non-human primates. We are interested in candidates with a demonstrated record of original scholarship and who actively conduct field-based research. The selected candidate will be expected to obtain extramural funding to support their research, and be committed to excellence in teaching and student mentoring both on campus and in the field. The selected candidate will have opportunities to collaborate with other units on campus, such as Biology/Zoology (CLAS), Psychology (CLAS), Florida Museum of Natural History (FLMNH), Biodiversity Institute, Emerging Pathogens Institute, Genetics Institute, and Tropical Conservation and Development (TCD).

The successful candidate must have a Ph.D. in Anthropology, or related discipline, by August 15, 2019. The salary is competitive and commensurate with qualifications and experience, and includes a full benefits package.

The Department of Anthropology at the University of Florida has 30 faculty members, 125 graduate students, and 325 undergraduate majors. We are an interdisciplinary unit within a large research-intensive university of over 52,000 students. More information on the Department can be found at:

Applications are due November 15, 2018, and must be submitted online at
A complete application includes (1) a letter of application summarizing the applicant’s qualifications, interests, and suitability for the position, (2) a complete curriculum vitae, (3) a statement on teaching and research goals, and (4) a list of at least three references. After initial review, applicants who are chosen to receive further consideration will be asked to request confidential letters of recommendation from the references. Questions may be addressed to the Search Committee Chair, John Krigbaum (