Human Cooperation Post-Doctoral Fellow Anthropology, Rutgers University

The Human Generosity Project and the Department of Anthropology at Rutgers University seek applicants for a two-year postdoctoral fellowship in the study of human cooperation starting August 1, 2015.

The successful candidate will conduct a year of fieldwork among Ik-speaking peoples in northeastern Uganda, followed by a year of write-up, as a member of the Human Generosity Project, a dynamic, transdiscplinary team located at both Rutgers and Arizona State University examining the phenomenon of generosity and the origins of human cooperation through fieldwork, laboratory experiments and computer simulations. The fellowship and associated fieldwork are made possible by a grant from the John Templeton Foundation. To apply, send a cover letter, CV, and contact information for three references to Lee Cronk ( Rutgers is one of 36 public U.S. institutions that comprise the Association of American Universities, and is counted among the leading research universities in the U.S.A. and Canada. Rutgers University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer that has an historic commitment to maintaining diversity. Women, minorities, and members of under-represented groups are encouraged to apply.