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If there are any available positions within Evolutionary Anthropology, they will be listed below.

Evolutionary Anthropology Tenure-Track Faculty Position

The Department of Evolutionary Anthropology at Duke University invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position at the Assistant Professor level to begin in July 2023. 

Candidates with specialties in any area of evolutionary anthropology are invited to apply. Consideration will be given to applicants studying any aspect of human biological variation, growth and development, demography, and human adaptation to climate or disease, as well as those with research in areas of our current strengths (e.g., primate behavioral ecology, cognitive and neurobiological evolution, genetics and genomics, evolutionary endocrinology and physiology, paleontology, and functional anatomy). The successful candidate must hold a PhD. and demonstrate the potential to build an outstanding, externally funded research program. In addition, they must contribute to teaching at both the undergraduate and graduate levels, and fortify the department’s interdisciplinary links to other units in the University.

To apply, please submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, statements of research and teaching interests, three representative reprints and the contact information for three potential referees to our job posting at Academic Jobs Online. Applications received by November 1, 2022 will be guaranteed consideration.  

Duke University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer committed to providing employment opportunity without regard to an individual's age, color, disability, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or veteran status.

Duke aspires to create a community built on collaboration, innovation, creativity, and belonging. Our collective success depends on the robust exchange of ideas-an exchange that is best when the rich diversity of our perspectives, backgrounds, and experiences flourishes. To achieve this exchange, it is essential that all members of the community feel secure and welcome, that the contributions of all individuals are respected, and that all voices are heard. All members of our community have a responsibility to uphold these values.

Application Materials Required:

Submit the following items online at the Academic Jobs Online website to complete your application:
  • Cover letter 
  • Curriculum Vitae 
  • Research statement 
  • Teaching statement 
  • Three Representative Reprints 
  • Three references (actual letters acceptable but not required, just names and email addresses)
Contact:
Herman Pontzer: herman.pontzer@duke.edu