Postdoctoral Research Associate in Biocultural Anthropology
Title: 306-NN - Postdoctoral Research Associate
Business Title: Postdoctoral Research Associate in Biocultural Anthropology
Employee Type: Faculty (+) (Fixed Term)
Job Family: Faculty - Academic - Not OT Eligible
Summary of Duties:
The successful candidate, under the direction of Dr. Meehan, will take a lead role implementing projects and analyses, including managing research teams and mentoring undergraduate and graduate students. The postdoctoral scholar will work with Dr. Meehan to analyze data, write grants, and co-write papers. The successful candidate will also have some opportunity to develop their own research foci in ways that complement the lab's research.
PhD at time of hire.
The candidate must have demonstrable skills in oral and written communication (including a strong publication record).
A background in one of the following is required: 1) evolutionary social science, 2) milk composition, 3) microbiome, 4) quantitative analyses, and 5) infant and child development.
Highly desired skills include strong analytical skills (especially in R).
The ideal candidate will be skilled at working both as an independent researcher and as part of a research team.
Engagement in interdisciplinary research and bioinformatics skills are also desirable.
This position has been designated by the department to require a background check.
Applicants must attach the following documents to their online application: 1) curriculum vitae, 2) cover letter, and 3) a research statement. Application materials should clearly communicate how the applicant meets all required qualifications and additional requirements. Applicants are required to include contact information for professional references within the application.
Cover letter explicitly addressing the qualification for this position
Contact information for three professional references
Time Type: Full time
Position Term: 12 Month
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