Center for Studies in Demography and Ecology

Assistant Professor, Anthropological Genetics

Posted: 9/2/2018 (Employment)

Yale University, Department of Anthropology anticipates making a tenure-track appointment in anthropological genetics at the starting assistant professor level, beginning on July 1, 2019.

Priority will be given to candidates with demonstrated research and teaching interests in genetic approaches to understanding the evolution of human and/or nonhuman primates.  Appropriate fields include, but are not restricted to: molecular ecology and landscape genetics of nonhuman primates; genomic variation, including that associated with disease risk; the use of methods in genomics, bioinformatics, and computational biology to address questions about human and nonhuman primate evolution; epigenetics and the genotype-phenotype linkage in human and nonhuman primates; and the reconstruction of population histories, dispersal patterns, and modern human origins.  Candidates who combine laboratory and field based research are preferred.  Yale University is an Affirmative Action Equal Opportunity Employer. Applications from women, members of underrepresented minority groups, protected veterans, and persons with disabilities are particularly welcomed.

Applications should be received by October 1, 2018 and should include a curriculum vitae, statements of research and teaching interests, and names and contact information of three references. Letters of recommendation or copies of publications are not required at this stage. Review of applications will begin September 15, 2018.

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Deadline: 10/01/2018

Location: Yale University