Biological Anthropologist, Assistant Professor (Tenure Track)

The Department of Anthropology at the University of Texas at Austin seeks a biological anthropologist for a tenure track position at the level of Assistant Professor specializing in nonhuman primate and/or human socioendocrinology, nutritional ecology, cognitive ecology, behavioral biology, or disease ecology.

Candidates with active field programs and complementary laboratory research are especially encouraged to apply. The successful candidate’s research interests will complement existing strengths of the UT Austin biological anthropology program, which emphasizes an evolutionary perspective, and will fit comfortably among other anthropologists in a strong, multidisciplinary department.

The selected candidate will be expected to teach both undergraduate and graduate courses, develop a strong research program, direct graduate research, demonstrate evidence of successful research productivity, and exhibit a commitment to service to the department, college, and university.

Salary is competitive and dependent on qualifications and experience. Position funding is pending budgetary approval.

Background check conducted on applicant selected. The University of Texas at Austin is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer.

Applicants must have a Ph.D. in hand by August 20th, 2017 and a reputation of high quality research and scholarly production as well as a demonstrated record of teaching excellence.

Submit cover letter, curriculum vitae, two short statements describing your research and teaching interests and experience, and names and contact information for three referees

Review of applications will begin on December 15th, 2016 and applications will be accepted until January 17th, 2017

Questions about application submission should be directed to

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