Postdoc Scholar in hunter-gatherer functional evolutionary genomics

The laboratory of George (PJ) Perry in the Departments of Anthropology and Biology at The Pennsylvania State University is seeking applications for a postdoctoral scholar. The postdoc will have the opportunity to lead multiple functional and evolutionary genomic studies of DNA and cell line samples from human hunter-gatherer and their neighboring agriculturalist populations. Additional research project opportunities in non-human primate evolutionary genomics, with parasite proxy models for human evolutionary history, or in other areas based on individual interests, are also possible. For more information about our lab:

In addition to a demonstrated record of publication, the ideal candidate will have expertise with both cell culture and genomics/bioinformatics and interest in applying these techniques to the study of human evolution. Candidates with genomics/bioinformatics expertise and some wetlab experience not including cell culture will also be considered. The position will start between March and October 2016 and may be renewed annually. A qualified candidate must hold a Ph.D. degree or have completed all of the requirements for a Ph.D. by the time of appointment. To apply for this position, submit 1) a cover letter, 2) your CV, 3) the names and contact information of three people who can be contacted for letters of reference, and 4) up to three of your publications at

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