Vacancies for project “Darwinizing culture: the status of cultural evolutionary theory as a science”
* 1 PhD Studentship (4 years; 1 fte)
* 1 Postdoc (4 years; 0.75 – 1.0 fte)
For the VIDI programme “Darwinizing culture: the status of cultural evolutionary theory as a science” led by Krist Vaesen, the department Philosophy & Ethics of Eindhoven University of Technology invites applications both for a fully funded PhD Studentship and for a four-year Postdoc to start in March 2015 or shortly thereafter. The programme is carried out in close collaboration with the Human Origins Group, Faculty of Archaeology, Leiden University.
Applications are invited for a full-time PhD studentship in experimental cultural evolution at the University of Bristol in the Department of Archaeology and Anthropology.
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6th FPR-UCLA Interdisciplinary Conference
October 23-24, 2015, UCLA
This conference occurs at a critical juncture in sex/gender research in neuroscience, anthropology, psychology, and related disciplines. New theories are utilizing a conception of the brain as dynamic, plastic, and adaptable, and of sex/gender brain and behavioral differences as subject to the influence of a broad range of biological, cultural, and social or environmental factors.
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Closing date: February 10th, 2015.
Dr. Stephen Lycett (Department of Anthropology, University at Buffalo, SUNY) seeks applications for a two-year (fixed-term) Post-Doctoral research associate. The successful applicant will play an integral role in an ongoing research project on the cultural transmission and evolution of material culture. The successful candidate will be a member of the newly established Evolutionary Anthropology Laboratory within the Department of Anthropology at UB, and will be expected to work closely with an interdisciplinary research team. The major activities and responsibilities of this position include: running of cultural transmission experiments, literature research and data analysis, laboratory operations assistance, and contributing to training and laboratory supervision of graduate and undergraduate students. The successful candidate will have the opportunity to contribute to, and have co-authorship on, peer-reviewed publications, as well as develop their own research under the supervision of Dr. Lycett.
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University of Exeter, College of Life and Environmental Sciences, Biosciences – Penryn Campus
Application closing date 09 December 2014
The College wishes to recruit an Associate Research Fellow to support the work of Dr. Thomas Currie. This John Templeton Foundation funded post is available from 1st January 2015 for 2 years, and is part of the project Axial-Age Religions and the Z-Curve of Human Egalitarianism, which is directed by Peter Turchin (University of Connecticut), Thomas Currie (University of Exeter), and Harvey Whitehouse (University of Oxford).
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Our new one-year taught MSc is now open for applications. The course is run by Craig Roberts, Anthony Little and Christine Caldwell.