Senior researcher in Use-wear analysis (Prehistory, Classical or Early Medieval Archaeology) A noter / Autour de la Préhistoire A.G. Leventis Foundation Post-Doctoral Research Fellowship in African Archaeology

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Jena -
Max Planck Institute for the Science of Human History - Department of Archaeology




We are currently offering a 2-year funded Postdoctoral Research Fellowship in Pleistocene Archaeology.


The suitable candidate will develop a programme of research in collaboration with their supervisor(s), will take leadership of that programme, and will see the research through to publication. Postdoctoral Research Fellowships in the Department of Archaeology are extendable in exceptional circumstances, such as when postdoctoral researchers demonstrate significant success in terms of their research programme, publication output and commitment to the building and success of the department.


We offer a flexible start date, ideally between 1 July 1 and 1 October, 2019. The successful applicant will be provided with intellectual, technical and resource support for the development of world-leading research, and will have the opportunity to work with a multidisciplinary team of PhD students, postdoctoral researchers and group leaders. The pay scale is according to the German pay grade system for public employees (TVöD).


Essential qualifications
    Have or be about to obtain a PhD degree or qualification equivalent in Archaeology or a closely related field.
    A strong record of peer-reviewed publication.
    Training and experience in fieldwork, including excavation of Pleistocene sites.
    Experience in coordinating and managing field teams.
    Effective time management skills and ability to efficiently coordinate research analyses through to publication.
    Absolute reliability and a strong sense of responsibility.
    Ability to multi-task, find creative solutions to problems when necessary, and meet tight deadlines.


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Closing date : 24 May 2019

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