University of California Los Angeles (UCLA), Biological Anthropologist, Assistant Professor

The Department of Anthropology at the University of California, Los Angeles seeks a biological anthropologist for a tenure track position at any level within the assistant professor rank, starting July 2017. Candidates must have Ph.D. degree in Anthropology or closely related field in hand at time of appointment. The successful candidate’s research interests will complement existing strengths of the UCLA biological anthropology program, which emphasizes an evolutionary (adaptationist) perspective. Specialists in all research areas are invited to apply. Please visit the following websites for more information about the current focus of the biological anthropology program ( and the affiliated Center for Behavior, Evolution and Culture (

Please submit your application through UCLA Academic Recruit at: Recruitment number JPF02429.

Applications should include electronic versions of: a cover letter, curriculum vitae, research and teaching statements, up to three representative publications, and names and email addresses of three referees.

For further information please contact Dr. Manson, Dept. of Anthropology, UCLA at Review of applications will begin on October 15, 2016 and the final deadline for application submission is November 3, 2016.

Appointment begins July 1, 2017. Salary is commensurate with education and experience and based on University of California pay scales.

The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age or protected veteran status. For the complete University of California nondiscrimination and affirmative action policy see: UC Nondiscrimination & Affirmative Action Policy.

The Department of Anthropology particularly encourages applications from candidates whose experience has prepared them to support and contribute to our ongoing commitment to diversity. The University also has practices that address dual academic and non-academic career issues.