Tenure-Track Professorship in Human Evolutionary Biology Harvard University, Faculty of Arts and Sciences United States


Tenure-Track Professorship in Human Evolutionary Biology



Faculty of Arts and Sciences



Human Evolutionary Biology


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 of Human Evolutionary Biology 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.


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.


Contact Information

Professor Daniel Lieberman
Department Chair
Department of Human Evolutionary Biology
Faculty of Arts and Sciences
Harvard University
11 Divinity Avenue
Cambridge, MA 02138


Contact Email



Equal Opportunity Employer

We are 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.


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Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).


Applicant Documents


Required Documents

  1. Curriculum Vitae
  2. Cover Letter
  3. Statement of Teaching Philosophy
  4. Statement of Research


Optional Documents

  1. Publication
  2. Publication 2
  3. Publication 3
  4. Course Evaluation
  5. Publication 4
  6. Publication 5


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