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Fully-funded PhD scholarship (3 years) in Liverpool, UK

This studentship is based in the Research Centre for Evolutionary Anthropology and Palaeoecology (@RCEAP_LJMU on Twitter), supervised by Dr Laura Buck and co-supervised by Dr Mark Grabowski and Professor Joel Irish. The project will investigate the morphological effects of hybridisation in non-human primates (macaques and baboons) as part of a wider collaboration aiming to better understand hominin hybridisation. A good Masters degree (or equivalent) in biological anthropology or a related subject is required; experience in skeletal morphology, geometric morphometric methods, and multivariate statistics would be advantageous.

Please note: Due to the funding provider, only students eligible for home fees in the UK are able to apply.

Deadline: 12pm, 4th Dec 2023. Start date: February 2024.

For further information, please contact Dr Laura Buck on

Assistant Professor in Biological Anthropology

The Department of Anthropology at the University of California, Davis invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor position focused on evolutionary approaches to understanding the origins of human morphological and/or physiological diversity, by studying changes in the biological characteristics of humans, our living relatives, and/or our fossil relatives and the causes of these changes. Applicants must have completed their Ph.D. by June 2024, have a record of original research and publication, and a clear plan for a continuing program of theoretically-driven research based in field and/or laboratory work. Teaching responsibilities will include 4 quarter-length courses per year, typically one larger lower division class (e.g., Human Evolutionary Biology, Evolution of the Human Life Cycle), two upper division classes, and one graduate seminar. The candidate will supervise graduate and undergraduate student research. Appointment level and salary are commensurate with experience. The expected total salary for this position is $101,000-128,000.

Application Window

Open date : September 13, 2023

Next review date : Monday, Nov 20, 2023 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time) Apply by this date to ensure full consideration by the committee.

Final date: Sunday, Jun 30, 2024 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)

Applications will continue to be accepted until this date, but those received after the review date will only be considered if the position has not yet been filled.

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