Assistant professor, biological anthropology

The Department of Anthropology invites applications for a full time tenure-track assistant professorship in BIOLOGICAL ANTHROPOLOGY beginning September, 2015. We seek an anthropologist with interests that complement current faculty strengths in biocultural and evolutionary perspectives on human biology, development, and health. Potential areas of specialization include, but are not limited to, molecular or population genetics, epigenetics, demography, life history theory, neurobiology, microbiome, and human adaptability. Applicants should have active research and publications related to human biology, and should demonstrate the potential to obtain external funding. The successful candidate will be involved in the ongoing development of the Laboratory for Human Biology Research, and undergraduate and graduate curricula in human biology within the context of a four-field anthropology program that encourages dialogue across the subfields. Deadline for applications is November 14, 2014. Northwestern University is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action Employer of all protected classes including veterans and individuals with disabilities. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply. Hiring is contingent upon eligibility to work in the United States. Applications should be submitted to the Department of Anthropology, Northwestern University, here: