Lecturer in Biological Anthropology, 5 year fixed-term

Lecturer in Biological Anthropology-1402075

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a dynamic researcher to join a growing and highly committed group of biological anthropology researchers and teachers in a large, diverse and research-oriented Department. A 5-year, fixed-term, commencing at the Lecturer level, is available from mid-2015.
Applicants will hold a PhD or equivalent research qualification. All applicants must have proven research ability within the field of biological anthropology, with the potential to develop an on-going and active independent research programme capable of attracting external funding. Ideally, the successful candidate’s research will align with the Department’s current research strengths in anthropological genetics, including aDNA, and bioarchaeology projects in the regions of SE Asia and the Pacific Islands.
The successful applicant will be required to teach biological anthropology, at the undergraduate and postgraduate level, and contribute to other relevant teaching at the undergraduate level.

Specific enquiries may be directed to Professor Neil Gemmell, Head of Department, Department of Anatomy at hod@anatomy.otago.ac.nz

Applications quoting reference number 1402075 will close on Friday, 16 January 2015.