Job Description Summary:
The George Washington University invites applications for an Assistant or Associate Professor position in Human Evolutionary Genomics in the Department of Anthropology, to begin Fall 2014. We seek candidates that complement the current strengths of the faculty in the Center for the Advanced Study of Hominid Paleobiology with exceptional promise as scholars and teachers to offer courses at the undergraduate and graduate levels. Rank is commensurate with experience.
Post-doctoral experience is preferred. The candidate’s research need not focus exclusively on humans, but should be relevant to understanding how evolution shaped the human condition, and may include theoretical and analytical or lab-based research approaches. We seek candidates with exceptional promise as scholars, who are expected to have or to develop externally funded research programs.
Applicants must have a Ph.D. in Anthropology, Genomics, Genetics, or a related field. ABD candidates will be considered, but must complete all requirements for the Ph.D. by August 1, 2014. Applicants must have a commitment to excellence in teaching as demonstrated by teaching experience, evaluations and letters of reference, a strong publication record, and an active research program focusing on human genomics or genetics from an evolutionary perspective that can involve students.
Special Instructions to Applicants::
Please upload a c.1,000-word research agenda under “Statement of Research Interest.”
Review of applications will begin on Nov. 15, 2013 and will continue until the position is filled. Only complete applications will be considered.
The University seeks to attract a diverse faculty of the highest caliber; women and underrepresented minorities are particularly encouraged to apply.