Ph.D. Student Opportunity

The Department of Biomedical Sciences, Texas A&M University College of Dentistry (TAMUCOD), invites applications for a NSF-funded Ph.D. Student opportunity to be supervised by Dr. Qian Wang. This NSF funded project is aimed to use a comparative method to reconstruct the health and mortality profile of a prehistoric settlement and to determine the cause of the destruction of this settlement, likely a deadly infectious disease. The position will begin from August 2022. Applicants must possess a M.S. degree in bioarcheology or biological anthropology. Preference will be given to applicants with previous experience in human anatomy, osteology, paleopathology, evolutionary morphology, as well as biostatistics. Interested applicants may contact Ms. Meghann Holt for application process related matters, or Dr. Qian Wang for research project related matters.
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