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The American Museum of Natural History invites applications for a full-time, benefited position as a Postdoctoral Fellow in Human Origins. The successful applicant will conduct collaborative research on human evolution and functional anatomy. Preference will be given to applicants who have demonstrated their ability to conduct and publish their research, and who have completed a Ph.D. Appointment will begin approximately October 1, 2014. Evaluation of candidates will begin on September 11th and continue until the position is filled. The application should include a brief cover letter, CV, and names of three people who can be contacted for letters of reference. Please send application materials to:
Dr. Brian Richmond
Curator, Division of Anthropology
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The American Museum of Natural History is an Equal Opportunity/ Affirmative Action Employer. The Museum does not discriminate in its employment practices due to an applicant’s race, color, religion, sex, national origin and veteran or disability status. Minorities, women, veterans and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.
Please be advised that due to the high volume of applicants, we are only able to contact those candidates whose skills and background best fit the needs of the open positions.
Last updated: September 12, 2014