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Haslam Postdoctoral Fellowship Program

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The University of Tennessee's Department of Anthropology in conjunction with the Forensic Anthropology Center invites applications for the Haslam Postdoctoral Fellowship Program. This postdoctoral program was established through a generous donation by the Jimmy and Dee Haslam family and received its first fellow in the Fall 2011.

The doctoral position provides support for a motivated scholar to plan and execute research using the Department of Anthropology resources, primarily the anthropological research facility and/or the extensive collection of donated and documented skeletons of modern Americans. Teaching opportunities may also be available, if desired.

Qualifications include a recently awarded doctoral degree and demonstration of research capability as a graduate student and a record of external funding. Apllicants are encouraged to submit individual or collaborative research proposals for NIJ, NSF, NIH or similar granting agency prior to or upon acceptance of the position. Appointment can be as early as January 2014 for a two-year term with the possibility of renewal for a third year.

Interested applicants should have a research agenda that utilizes the resources of the Department and has a clear forensic application. An application should briefly describe one or more research projects to be pursued if awarded the position.

Additional funds, such as the Bass Endowment, may be used to support an individual's research.

For further inquiries regarding the Haslam Postdoctoral Fellowship please contact Dr. Dawnie Steadman.

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Contact Information

Forensic Anthropology Center
Department of Anthropology

250 South Stadium Hall
Knoxville, TN USA

Phone: 865-974-4408

Fax: 865-974-2686