Assistant or Associate Professor of Biological Anthropology – Anthropological Genetics/Genomics

WASHINGTON UNIVERSITY IN ST. LOUIS, Department of Anthropology – Assistant or Associate Professor. The Department of Anthropology, Washington University in St. Louis, invites applications for a tenure-track or tenured appointment in Anthropological Genetics/Genomics at the level of Assistant or Associate Professor to begin in the Fall semester of 2017. We seek an exceptional researcher to join a department with a record of excellence in biological anthropology. The successful candidate will be an individual with expertise that involves using genetic/genomic data and associated analytical techniques to address anthropological research questions pertaining to humans and/or nonhuman primates. Candidates must explain how their research program relates directly or indirectly to important research questions in human biology, primatology, paleoanthropology and/or other disciplines in biological anthropology. The successful candidate is expected to work with graduate students in developing research projects and have a strong commitment to undergraduate and graduate teaching. Duties will include teaching assigned courses, conducting research, writing for publication, advising students, participating in department governance, and university service. Applicants seeking an appointment as Associate Professor must have demonstrated excellence in empirical research, as well as success in attracting external research funds. Applications should consist of a curriculum vitae, a cover letter describing ongoing research and teaching interests, and the names and contact information of three references. Applicants must have a Ph.D. in Anthropology or a cognate discipline, and the degree must be in hand by time of appointment. All materials should be sent as PDFs via e-mail with “Genetics/Genomics Search” in the subject line to: Jen Masterson . Applications received before November 1 will receive full consideration. Consideration after that date will be at the discretion of the search committee. Washington University is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, genetic information, disability, or protected veteran status.