Assistant or Associate Professor of Biological Anthropology – Primatology

WASHINGTON UNIVERSITY IN ST. LOUIS, Department of Anthropology – Assistant or Associate Professor. The Department of Anthropology at Washington University in St. Louis invites applications for a tenure-track or tenured faculty appointment in Biological Anthropology with a research specialization in Primatology at the rank 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 have expertise in studying the behavior and ecology of extant primates with an active research program involving field studies. The candidate is expected to work with graduate students in developing research projects and have a strong commitment to undergraduate and graduate teaching. A Ph.D. in Anthropology or a closely related field is required at the time of appointment. 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. Application materials should include a curriculum vitae, a cover letter describing ongoing research and teaching interests, and the names and email addresses of three references. All materials should be sent as PDF files via e-mail with “Primatology 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.