Position Description: The Department of Human Evolutionary Biology seeks to appoint a tenure-track professor in the field of human or primate behavior from the perspectives of behavioral ecology, life-history, or physiology. The appointment is expected to begin on July 1, 2018. 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. 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.
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 October 15, 2017, and will conclude when the position is filled.
Please submit the following materials through the ARIeS portal (http://academicpositions.harvard.edu/postings/7804).
1. Cover letter 2. Curriculum Vitae 3. Teaching statement (describing teaching approach and philosophy) 4. Research statement 5. 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. Three letters of recommendation are required, and the application is considered complete only when at least three letters have been received.
About Harvard University Department of Human Evolutionary Biology
HEB’s fundamental mission is to engage in teaching and research that addresses the fundamental question of how evolution made humans the way we are. HEB thus encompasses a diversity of fields including human and non-human primate paleontology, anatomy, physiology, behavioral ecology, genetics, cultural evolution, developmental biology, and more. As a department, we continue to be committed to usin...g the lens of evolution to further our understanding of the human condition using both experimental and observational methods.