Assistant Professor

The Boston University Department of Anthropology invites applications from biological anthropologists for a tenure-track position at the level of Assistant
Professor starting July 1, 2016. The department encourages applicants with a research concentration in paleoanthropology or the functional and comparative morphology of humans and other primates, who can augment and complement the program’s strengths in human and primate biology. Applicants should have a Ph.D. completed by the start date, proven teaching ability, and a strong record of research and publications. Applications should be received before November 1, 2015 to ensure full consideration.

Please submit a letter of application (including statement of research and teaching), curriculum vitae, and names of three references to and address any queries to Prof. Cheryl Knott, Search Committee Chair, Department of Anthropology, Boston University, at We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. We are a VEVRAA Federal Contractor. Women and minorities are especially encouraged to apply.