Postdoctoral Scholar, Department of Anthropology at the University of Missouri

The Department of Anthropology at the University of Missouri invites applications for a postdoctoral researcher. Applicants may specialize in any field. We welcome scholars with a history of publishing in academic journals and strong quantitative/analytical skills. Ideal candidates will have additional skills in one or more of the following areas: comparative databases, machine learning, deep learning, remote sensing, and geographic information systems. The scholar appointed to this position will continue an active program of research and participate in department and university communities appropriate to their scholarship and interests. The scholar will also receive faculty mentoring, professional development, and interdisciplinary networking. This is a one-year appointment with the opportunity for renewal and some teaching in the second year. The anticipated start date is August 1, 2023.

Application Instructions
Applicants should submit a cover letter describing research interests, a current CV, and names/emails for three recommendation letter writers and send as a single pdf file to Rob Walker ( Please also send any questions by email. Review of applications will begin February 15, 2023 and will continue until the position is filled.