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2016-2017 SRCD Policy Fellowship

SRCD is seeking applications for upcoming Policy Fellowships for 2016-2017. There are two types of Fellowships: Congressional and Executive BranchBoth provide Fellows with exciting opportunities to come to Washington, DC and use their research skills in child development outside of the academic setting to inform public policy. Fellows work as resident scholars within their federal agency or Congressional office placements. Continue reading 2016-2017 SRCD Policy Fellowship

Position Announcement- Anthropology, Marquette University

The Department of Social and Cultural Sciences at Marquette University invites applications for a tenure track position at the rank of Assistant Professor, beginning August 2016. Applicants are expected to teach sections of Cultural Anthropology and Introductory Anthropology (4-field), as well as other courses relevant to the candidate’s areas of interest and attractive in a multi-disciplinary context. Relevant areas of research include, but are not limited to, human rights, health and development, global environmental change, refugee displacement, food and water security, conflict and post-conflict societies, humanitarian crises, disaster management, global crime, and human trafficking. Continue reading Position Announcement- Anthropology, Marquette University

Position Announcement – Human Development at Sonoma State University

The Department of Anthropology at Sonoma State University is recruiting an Assistant Professor of Human Development to join our faculty in August 2016. We are interested in candidates who take a cross-cultural approach to the human lifespan. Teaching and/or research specializations are open, but might include: conceptions of self and identity development, ethnopediatrics, ethnogeriatrics, the role of education (formal and informal) in development, and diversity (race/ethnicity, sex/gender, age, disability, etc.) across the lifespan.

The posting can be found at with the position number 104036.


Faculty Position Announcement–Assistant Professor TT Childhood Studies, Rutgers-Camden

The Department of Childhood Studies, Rutgers University—Camden, New Jersey (, invites applications for an Assistant Professor (Tenure-Track) to commence on September 1, 2016.  Applications received by November 6, 2015 will receive full consideration. Continue reading Faculty Position Announcement–Assistant Professor TT Childhood Studies, Rutgers-Camden

TT Asst Prof position – Univ of Chicago/Comp Human Dev

The Department of Comparative Human Development at the University of Chicago invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor position. We seek an anthropologist (Ph.D. in hand) who specializes in social, cultural, psychological, and/or linguistic approaches. We especially welcome applications from candidates who conduct ethnographically grounded, person-centered research (i.e. psychological, medical, gender and sexuality, developmental or life-course related topics) in non-US settings, and whose work bridges one or more of the different disciplines represented in the department.

The Department of Comparative Human Development at the University of Chicago is an interdisciplinary department whose faculty includes anthropologists, biologists, linguists, psychologists, sociologists, and methodologists whose theories and methods cross individual social science disciplines. Research in the department explores the social, cultural, psychological, and biological processes of change that vary across time, between individuals, between societies and cultures, and between species. Please see our website,

Review of applications will begin on November 1, 2015; submission by this date is strongly encouraged to assure full consideration. Applicants must be submitted online through the University of Chicago’s Academic Career Opportunities website. Applicants are required to upload 1) a brief cover letter 2) a current curriculum vitae and 3) a research statement addressing current and future research plans; 4) a teaching statement addressing teaching experience and philosophy; 5) one sample of scholarly writing (a published article or unpublished paper or chapter), and 6) the names and contact information of three referees. At a later date we may request letters of recommendation. Review of applications until the position is filled and/or the search is closed.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status or status as an individual with disability.

The University of Chicago is an Affirmative Action / Equal Opportunity / Disabled / Veterans Employer.

Job seekers in need of a reasonable accommodation to complete the application process should call 773-702-5671 or email with their request.