Anthropology, Stony Brook University

Position ID:SBU-Anthro-MSB [#3130, F-8135/13/09]
Position Title: Assistant Professor, Anthropology
Position Type:Tenured/Tenure-track faculty
Position Location:Stony Brook, New York 11794, United States [map]
Subject Area: Anthropology / Biological
Appl Deadline:2013/10/28 finished (posted 2013/09/08, finished 2014/05/04, listed until 2013/11/24)
Position Description:    

*** this position has been closed, and no new applications will be accepted. ***

The Department of Anthropology at Stony Brook University invites applications for a tenure-track position at the level of Assistant Professor, beginning Fall 2014. The successful candidate for this position will have an outstanding research record, a commitment to excellence in teaching, and will participate in new interdepartmental university initiatives in Musculoskeletal Biology, Human Evolutionary Biology, and Hominin Palaeontology. Candidates should have a demonstrated research program in the study of human postcranial skeletal morphology from an evolutionary perspective. Their research focus should be within the general area(s) of bone biology, functional mechanobiology, and/or microstructural modeling and maintenance. Particular consideration will be given to individuals who are experienced with different imaging modalities (e.g., confocal microscopy, SEM, CT, micro-CT) and their application to the study of the palaeontological record. Candidates must hold a PhD by the starting date of appointment. The candidate will complement current strengths in human and primate evolution, functional morphology, and bone biology in the Department of Anthropology, Department of Anatomical Sciences, and Department of Biomedical Engineering. The candidate will be expected to offer courses in their area of expertise, and to advise graduate students in the Interdepartmental Doctoral Program in Anthropological Sciences. Applicants should apply via: AcademicJobsOnline.Org (Position ID: 3130). Applications should include a cover letter stating research and teaching interests, curriculum vitae, up to three examples of publications, and three references letters (to be submitted by the reference writers through AcademicJobsOnline.Org). Applications should be addressed to the Musculoskeletal Biology Search Committee, Department of Anthropology, Stony Brook University, Stony Brook, NY 11794-4364, USA. For full consideration applications and letters of reference should be submitted by October 28, 2013. Questions about the search should be directed to the Musculoskeletal Biology Search Committee at or Fax to (631) 632-9165. Stony Brook University is an Equal Opportunity/ Affirmative Action Employer.

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Circle Rd, SBS Bldg S-501
Department of Anthropology
Stony Brook University
Stony Brook, NY 11794-4364

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