The Department of Anthropology at the University of California, Davis invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor focused on evolutionary approaches to understanding contemporary human behavioral and cultural diversity. Applicants must have a record of original research and publication, and a clear plan for a continuing program of theoretically-driven research based in field and/or laboratory work. Examples of research areas include, but are not limited to, behavioral/cultural variation in diet, reproduction, health outcomes, child development, cooperation, conservation management, and social networks. Teaching responsibilities will include 4 quarter-length courses per year, typically one larger lower division class (e.g. Human Evolutionary Biology, Evolution of the Human Life Cycle), two upper division classes, and one graduate seminar. The candidate will supervise graduate and undergraduate student research.
Applicants should submit: (1) a cover letter; (2) curriculum vitae; (3) a statement that describes their current and future research; (4) a statement of contributions to diversity, equity, and inclusion [https://academicaffairs.ucdavis.edu/guidelines-writing-diversity-statement]; and (5) the names and contact details of three referees. Applications must be submitted online at: https://recruit.ucdavis.edu/JPF05216. To ensure full consideration, applications should be complete by November 16th, 2022. The expected start date for this position is July 1, 2023.
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