Postdoctoral Fellow Department of Anthropology, University of Missouri

The Department of Anthropology at the University of Missouri invites applications for a postdoctoral fellow in evolutionary anthropology.

We are looking for candidates that can help develop Dr. Napoleon Chagnon’s long-term ethnographic field data with the Yanomamö into significant scholarly contributions and who can form linkages to other current faculty ( This position will also help make the Yanomamö database publically available through the University of Michigan’s Institute for Social Research. Preferred skills and interests include bioinformatics, statistics, and demography. Job duties include data management and analysis of large-scale, demographic databases. Candidates should have PhD in hand. The salary is $40,000 per year, benefit eligible. The terms of employment are negotiable with a start date of July 1, 2014.

Application Materials and Instructions

A cover letter with description of previous research, potential research plans, list of three references (with contact information), and CV, all compiled into a single PDF file with the applicant’s name as the file name, are required for application. Please send as an email attachment to Rob Walker ( Application review will begin March 15, 2014 and continue until the position is filled. The University of Missouri-Columbia is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. To request ADA accommodations, please contact Rob Walker (