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Postdoctoral Training Opportunity - Tropical Archaeobotany

The Department of Anthropology at Northwestern University is seeking a 2-year postdoctoral trainee in tropical archaeobotany. Regional expertise in Africa is preferred, and applicants from the African continent are strongly encouraged. The trainee will be expected to contribute to the Northwestern Laboratory of Environment, Archaeobotany, and Food, focusing on the analysis of archaeobotanical samples from West Africa. No teaching is required.

The desired start date of the appointment is September 1, 2022, and all requirements for the PhD should be met by that date. Salary is competitive and benefits-eligible.

Applications should include a cover letter that specifies archaeobotanical training and expertise as well as a Curriculum Vita. Please submit your application and any questions to Prof. Amanda Logan ( Application review will begin on May 25, 2022, and continue until the position is filled.

Northwestern University is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action Employer of all protected classes, including veterans and individuals with disabilities. Women, racial and ethnic minorities, individuals with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply.