Open-Rank Professorships in the Evolutionary Biology of Human Behavior ~

17 de agosto de 2012

Open-Rank Professorships in the Evolutionary Biology of Human Behavior

School:  Faculty of Arts and Sciences, Harvard University

The Department of Human Evolutionary Biology at Harvard University is
seeking to make up to two full-time tenure-track or tenured appointments
in behavioral biology. This area includes but is not limited to human
behavioral ecology and non-human primate behavior. Applicants¢ interests
should be explicitly related to human evolution. We seek candidates
who will complement the current strengths of the program, particularly
those whose interests in behavior extend to cognition, ecology, genetics,
or physiology. The appointment could begin as early as July 1, 2013.

Keywords: assistant, associate, faculty, instructor, tenure track, tenure,
professor, Boston, Cambridge, Massachusetts, MA, Northeast, New England,
behavioral ecology, cognition, cultural adaptation, primatology, human
behavior, social evolution, socio-endocrinology, behavioral demography

Basic Qualifications: Ph.D. required by expected start date.

Additional Qualifications: The Department administers a large and
successful undergraduate concentration in Human Evolutionary Biology,
hence excellence in undergraduate teaching is a priority. A strong
research program, including the ability to offer graduate courses, is
also expected. Our Doctoral program stresses integration of laboratory
and field research and the cooperative training and mentoring of
Ph.D. candidates.

Special Instructions: For tenure-track appointment, please
go to
to apply. For tenured appointment, please go to to apply.  Please
submit application no later than October 1, 2012.

Letters of nomination from third parties are also welcome.

Harvard is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer.  Applications
from women and minorities are strongly encouraged.

Contact Information:  Address enquiries to Professor Richard Wrangham,
Search Committee Chair, Department of Human Evolutionary Biology, Harvard
University, 11 Divinity Avenue, Cambridge, MA 02138 USA, or by e-mail
to Meg Lynch (

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