Postdoctoral Associate in Human Evolutionary Morphology

The Department of Anthropology, University at Buffalo, SUNY invites applications for a fixed-term two-year Postdoctoral Associate in Human Evolutionary Morphology. The successful candidate will play an integral role in developing and contributing to the newly established Buffalo Human Evolutionary Morphology Laboratory (BHEML) directed by Dr. Noreen von Cramon-Taubadel (PI). The role will involve conducting original research within the general area of human evolutionary morphology, database compilation, statistical analysis, and contributing to the training and supervision of graduate and undergraduate students. It is expected that the successful candidate possess strong analytical skills in geometric morphometrics, virtual anthropology and/or other statistical shape analysis techniques. A strong background in evolutionary biology is also essential. In their applications, candidates should emphasize how their research experience and interests integrate with those of the PI. Applicants should hold a Ph.D. by the time of appointment and must have received their Ph.D. degree within the past five years.

To apply, please submit a CV, contact details for three referees, and a cover letter describing your suitability for the position to UBJobs by 31st January 2015. The start date for this position is flexible, but no later than August 2015. Salary will be US$40,000 per annum plus benefits. Informal inquiries should be directed to Noreen von Cramon-Taubadel (noreenvo[at]

As an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer, the Research Foundation will not discriminate in its employment practices due to an applicant’s race, color, religion, sex, national origin and veteran or disability status.

Dr. Noreen von Cramon-Taubadel
Department of Anthropology
University at Buffalo, SUNY
380 MFAC-Ellicott Complex
Buffalo, NY 14261-0026
+1 (716) 645-0430