Postdoctoral Fellow in the Department of Human Evolutionary Biology

Employer
Harvard University
Location
Massachusetts, United States
Salary
Salary Not specified
Posted date
Oct 21, 2021

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Science, Technology & Mathematics, Biology & Life Sciences, Other Science & Technology, Social & Behavioral Sciences, Other Social & Behavioral Sciences
Employment Level
Post-Doc
Employment Type
Full Time

The Department of Human Evolutionary Biology seeks applications for a full-time postdoctoral position. The position is initially for one year but with reappointment for two additional years contingent upon satisfactory performance and review. The start-date is flexible and could be as early as December 1, 2021. Responsibilities involve helping design, oversee and analyze the Harvard Exercise Study, an experiment to use a social commitment contract model to increase physical activity in the Harvard community, with a focus on undergraduates. Research will include working on experiment design, programming, collecting and analyzing behavioral and physiological data, and writing up the results for publication. Research will be coordinated through Harvard University Health Services but will include collaborations with faculty in numerous departments at Harvard including Human Evolutionary Biology and Stem Cell and Regenerative Biology. Harvard University values diversity, and we are committed to building a culturally diverse intellectual community. We particularly encourage applications from historically underrepresented groups, including women and minorities.

The successful applicant will be hired as Postdoctoral Fellow in the Department of Human Evolutionary Biology.

Candidates are encouraged to apply by November 15, 2021 at https://academicpositions.harvard.edu/postings/10757. Applications will be reviewed until the position is filled.

Equal Opportunity Employer. Harvard University is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, religion, creed, national origin, ancestry, age, protected veteran status, disability, genetic information, military service, pregnancy and pregnancyrelated conditions, or other protected status

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