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Harvard University LECTURER IN HUMAN EVOLUTIONARY BIOLOGY in Cambridge, Massachusetts



School Faculty of Arts and Sciences

Department/Area Human Evolutionary Biology

Position Description

The Department of Human Evolutionary Biology seeks applications for a half-time (0.5 FTE ) lecturer in human ecology and social behavior. The appointment is expected to begin on July 1st, 2023. The lecturer will be responsible for teaching two courses in human ecology and social behavior, including a research course if applicable, and serve as a reader for senior honors theses.

The position is for one year.

Basic Qualifications

Doctorate in human evolutionary biology or related discipline required by the time the appointment begins.

Additional Qualifications

Demonstrated strong commitment to teaching is desired.

Special Instructions

Please submit the following materials through the ARIeS portal ( Applications will be reviewed until the position is filled.”]

1 Cover letter, including a description of teaching/advising experience and philosophy and comments on any efforts to encourage diversity, inclusion, and belonging.

  1. Curriculum Vitae

  2. Names and contact information of three to five 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

Andrew Yegian

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, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, gender identity, sexual orientation, pregnancy and pregnancy-related conditions or any other characteristic protected by law.

Minimum Number of References Required 3

Maximum Number of References Allowed 5


human genetics, human genomics, population genetics, evolutionary genetics

faculty, instructor

Boston, Cambridge, Massachusetts, MA, Northeast, New England

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