New Faculty Position in Hominid Paleobiology

September 11, 2014

The George Washington University invites applications for a tenure-track/tenured (i.e., Assistant/Associate Professor-level) position in Hominid Paleobiology in the Department of Anthropology, to begin August 1, 2015. We seek candidates that complement the current strengths of the faculty in the Center for the Advanced Study of Hominid Paleobiology (

Essential qualifications: 1) research that focuses on analyzing the morphology of the fossil evidence relevant to human evolution, 2) excellence in research and teaching as demonstrated by publications and course evaluations, 3) an active field and/or laboratory program, 4) evidence of the demonstrated ability or potential to attract external funding for research support; 5) a Ph.D. in Anthropology or a related field in hand by August 1, 2015.

Applicants should complete an online application at and upload a letter of interest, curriculum vitae, and a c.1,000-word statement of research agenda and teaching interests. Finalists will be required to submit three letters from professional referees. Review will begin on October 31, 2014 and will continue until the position is filled. Only complete applications will be considered. Salary will be commensurate with experience. Questions about the position should be addressed to Bernard Wood, Chair of the Search Committee, at or 202-994-6077.

In addition to completing the online application, applicants should send their application material directly to

The University seeks to attract a diverse faculty of the highest caliber; women and underrepresented minorities are particularly encouraged to apply. The university is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer that does not unlawfully discriminate in any of its programs or activities on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or on any other basis prohibited by applicable law.