Submitted: 16 May 2022
Department: Palaeoanthropology
Institution: Eberhard Karls University of Tuebingen, Germany
Job type: Postdoc
Apply by: 15 June 2022
Application email: [email protected]

Postdoc in Paleoanthropology at the Center of Advanced Studies “Words, Bones, Genes, Tools” (TV-L E13, 100% m/f/d)

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 (http://www.wordsandbones.uni-tuebingen.de) seeks to fill a position of postdoctoral researcher (TV-L E13, 100%) in Paleoanthropology. The area of expertise should be human evolution, with emphasis on early hominin adaptation. A background in virtual anthropology or biomechanics is desirable. The position should start October 1st, 2022 and will be limited to 2 years.

The successful candidate should show an excellent research and publication record. He or she will be expected to contribute to the research, teaching and dissemination activities of the Center (symposia, colloquia, retreats). Requirements for the position include a Ph.D. in Human Evolution 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 June 15, 2022. 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: E-Mail: [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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