The Department of Anthropology at Baylor University seeks to
fill a post-doctoral fellowship focused on biomedical anthropology.
This Fellow will join a growing department with interest in applied
perspectives on the anthropology of health, broadly conceived.
Candidates should have personal research interests that combine
topics and tools from the social/behavioral and physical/life
sciences to address problems relating to global/public health,
human biology, and/or evolutionary medicine. The Fellow will work
with Dr. Mark Flinn on ongoing projects related to child health and
family relationships, and will assist with grant writing, database
management and statistical analyses, and research project
implementation, likely outside the United States. The Fellow will
also be tasked with forming linkages among current faculty in
Anthropology with those in related disciplines, including Biology,
Psychology and Neuroscience, Environmental Science, Sociology,
Education, Family Studies, Public Health, and the College of
The successful candidate for this position will have high
proficiencies in health-related research design, management, and
analyses, with strong interests in combining field work with
laboratory methods. Addressing global health issues using methods
and perspectives from anthropology in international settings is
Members of the Department of Anthropology accept the American
Association of Physical Anthropologists' Code of Ethics, the
Society for Applied Anthropology’s Statement of Ethics and
Professional Responsibilities, and the American Association of
University Professors' Sexual Harassment Policy. The faulty pledge
to respect each other, the students, and the people, animals, and
places they work with and study. To learn more about the Department
of Anthropology, please visit www.baylor.edu/anthropology/
An earned doctorate (at the time of appointment) in an
appropriate field of study is required. Candidates are asked to
provide a letter of interest (with potential research plans),
curriculum vitae, and a list of three references (with contact
information). All application materials must be submitted to the
Baylor jobs page.
Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until
the position is filled. Salary is commensurate with experience and
qualifications, and employment is contingent upon the successful
completion of a background check and verification of degrees
earned. This annual appointment is renewable (pending review) up to
a total of three years.
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Working at Baylor is so much more than simply having a job! As
part of the Baylor family, employees not only receive a
comprehensive benefits package that includes medical and dental
insurance, generous time off, and fantastic automatic retirement
contributions*, they also get to experience Baylor.
- Experience the culture of working for an institution
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- Experience a mission driven organization based on a strong
Christian commitment (baylor.edu/about).
- Experience Baylor academics with outstanding tuition remission
for staff and qualified dependents*.
- Experience our beautiful campus with access to libraries,
museums, and recreational facilities such as our fitness center,
athletic courts, an indoor swimming pool, and the Baylor marina to
name a few.
- Experience our great dining facilities and enjoy an employee
- Experience Baylor athletics with reduced admission or free
access to athletic events.
- Experience Baylor through many more wonderful events and
programs that take place on campus each year.
- Baylor University is committed to building a culturally diverse
faculty, and strongly encourages applications from women,
minorities, individuals with disabilities, veterans, and members
from other underrepresented groups.
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View the full position description: Post- doctoral
Fellow (Anthropology). Please submit an on-line
application at https://jobs.baylor.edu.
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private Christian university and a nationally ranked research
institution, consistently listed with highest honors among
The Chronicle of Higher
Education’s “Great Colleges to Work
For.” Chartered in 1845 by the Republic of Texas
through the efforts of Baptist pioneers, Baylor is the oldest
continuously operating university in Texas. The university provides
a vibrant campus community for over 16,000 students from all 50
states and more than 80 countries by blending interdisciplinary
research with an international reputation for educational
excellence and a faculty commitment to teaching and scholarship.
Baylor is actively recruiting staff who support our mission as we
pursue our bold vision, Pro Futuris.
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including those regarding age, race, color, sex, national origin,
marital status, pregnancy status, military service, genetic
information, and disability. As a religious educational
institution, Baylor is lawfully permitted to consider an
applicant’s religion among its selection criteria. Baylor
encourages women, minorities, veterans, and individuals with
disabilities to apply.