Post-doctoral Fellowship in Forensic Anthropology

The Department of Anthropology, University of Tennessee, invites applications for the Haslam Forensic Anthropology Postdoctoral Fellowship program. It provides support for a motivated scholar to execute novel research using resources of the Forensic Anthropology Center, including the Anthropology Research Facility and/or the extensive collection of donated and documented skeletons of modern Americans. Teaching opportunities may also be available, if desired. Post-docs will also assist with the FAC Body Donation Program and FAC courses. The salary for this position is $50,000. There will be up to $10,000 available to support research each year of the two-year term.

Qualifications include a recently awarded doctoral degree, demonstration of research capability as a graduate student, and a record of external funding. Applicants are encouraged to submit collaborative research proposals to NIJ, NSF, NIH or similar granting agency prior to or upon acceptance of position. Appointment may begin as early as February 2017, for a two-year term with the possibility of renewal for a third year.

Applicants should submit a letter of interest, CV, proposal(s) of fundable research to be conducted utilizing FAC resources, any current grant proposals, examples of recent publications, and names of three references to

Questions concerning the application process can be addressed to Dr. Dawnie Wolfe Steadman, Director of the Forensic Anthropology Center, at