Post-Doctoral Associate in primate socio-endocrinology and genetics at Yale Biological Anthropology

The Department of Anthropology and the School of Forestry & Environmental Studies at Yale University invite applications for a full-time, two-year Postdoctoral Associate position in biological anthropology and/or primatology during academic years 2015-17. The postdoctoral position is offered within the Owl Monkey Project ( directed by Dr. Eduardo Fernandez-Duque.

The successful applicant will collaborate on research projects related to the socio-endocrinology and genetics of captive and wild owl monkey populations. The applicant will participate in the analyses of hormonal samples collected as part of an ongoing NSF project on the energetics of biparental care in owl monkeys. The applicant will also be responsible for data analysis and manuscript preparation using data from multi-year behavioral and demographic datasets. The position will include some field work in Argentina and/or in one of two captive colonies of owl monkeys where research is conducted.

A Ph.D. degree in animal behavior, biological/evolutionary anthropology, ecology, conservation, or related field is required. The position will remain open until filled, but applicants are advised to submit their applications by February 15, 2015 for primary consideration since some interviews will take place at the AAPA Meetings (St. Louis, Missouri, March 25-29). Applicants must have a demonstrated record of publication in peer-reviewed journals and/or successful grant writing.

Please email the following documents to both of these email addresses: and
1. A cover letter indicating your interest in the position.
2. A CV with names and email addresses of three referees.
3. A 1-2 page research experience and future goals statement.
4. pdf samples of publications (submitted, in press, or published).
Yale University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.