Postdoctoral scholar in ancient DNA and archaeogenomics

The Department of Anthropology at The Pennsylvania State University
( is seeking applications for a postdoctoral scholar
in ancient DNA and archaeogenomics. The postdoctoral scholar will have
opportunities to lead and participate in research at the intersection of
archaeology, biological anthropology and human ecology. We are particularly
interested in developing projects focused on human interaction with the
environment and health. Please contact Douglas Kennett, George Perry or Tim
Ryan with questions regarding this postdoctoral opportunity.

Candidates for this position should be experienced in both ancient DNA
laboratory techniques and genomics data analysis. The position will start
between July 1 and December 1, 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. Review of
applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is
filled. Apply online at

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