Position Description: The Department of Human Evolutionary Biology seeks to appoint a tenured or tenure-track professor in the field of human biology, potentially with expertise in physiology, anatomy, paleoanthropology, life-history and/or neurobiology. We are interested in candidates who emphasize an evolutionary approach and whose interests complement or strengthen the existing research in our department or other affiliated departments at Harvard including Organismic and Evolutionary Biology, Anthropology, and Psychology, as well as the Broad Institute of Harvard and MIT. The appointment is expected to begin on July 1, 2019. The appointee will teach and advise at the undergraduate and graduate levels. The department values diversity among its faculty, and we are committed to building a culturally diverse intellectual community. We particularly encourage applications from historically underrepresented groups, including women and minorities.
assistant, associate, faculty, tenure track, tenured, professor
Boston, Cambridge, Massachusetts, MA, Northeast, New England
Fields: human evolutionary biology, anatomy, physiology, human biology, life-history, paleoanthropology, neurobiology
Basic Qualifications: Candidates are required to have a doctorate or terminal degree by the time the appointment begins.
Additional Qualifications: Demonstrated strong commitment to teaching and research is desired.
Special Instructions: We will evaluate applications beginning November 15, 2018 and will conclude when the position is filled.
Please submit the following materials through the ARIeS portal: http://academicpositions.harvard.edu/postings/8477
1. Cover letter
2. Curriculum Vitae
3. Teaching statement (describing teaching approach and philosophy)
4. Research statement
5. Representative publications
6. For a tenure-track position, applicants should include names and contact information of 3-5 referees, who will be asked by a system-generated email to upload a letter of recommendation once the candidate’s application has been submitted. Applicants for tenured position should skip this step.
For applications at tenure-track position, three letters of recommendation are required, and the application is considered complete only when at least three letters have been received. Letters are not required for applications at the senior level.
Harvard is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.
Contact Information: Professor Maryellen Ruvolo, Search Committee Chair, Department of Human Evolutionary Biology, Faculty of Arts and Sciences, Harvard University, 11 Divinity Avenue, Cambridge, MA 02138
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