Submitted: 17 July 2020
Department: Paleoanthropology
Institution: University of Tuebingen
Job type: Postdoc
Apply by: 15 August 2020
Application email: [email protected]

The Humanities Center for Advanced Studies “Words, Bones, Genes, Tools: Tracking Linguistic, Cultural and Biological Trajectories of the Human Past” of the University of Tübingen ( seeks to fill a limited position of a Postdoc in Paleoanthropology (m/f/d; TV-L E13, 100%). Areas of expertise include human evolution, biomechanics and evolution of the brain and cognition. A virtual anthropology and morphometric background is desirable. The position should start at the earliest possible date and will be limited to 2 years with the possibility of renewal for 2 additional years.

The successful candidate should show an excellent research and publication record. He or she will be expected to collaborate on existing projects of the Paleoanthropology group at the Center, contribute to Center activities (symposia, colloquia, retreats) and to the teaching of the Paleoanthropology curriculum. Requirements for the position include a Ph.D. in the above mentioned fields or equivalent and an outstanding research record.

Salary will be according to the German Salary System TV-L 13, 100%. The University of Tübingen wishes to enhance the share of employed women in research and teaching. Individuals with disabilities are strongly encouraged to apply and having the same occupational aptitude will be preferred. The employment will be handled by the central administration of the University of Tübingen.

Applications should be submitted electronically no later than August 15, 2020. They should include (1) a statement of research achievements and future directions (not to exceed 3 pages), (2) a curriculum vitae, (3) reprints of up to 3 key publications, (4) and the names and contact information of three referees.

Please send applications to the following email address: [email protected]

DFG-Kolleg-Forschungsgruppe “Words, Bones, Genes, Tools,” Prof. Dr. Gerhard Jäger & Prof. Dr. Katerina Harvati, Rümelinstr. 23, 72070 Tübingen

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