Technology of prehistoric knapped stone : methodology and practice initiation A noter / Autour de la Préhistoire Postdoctoral Research Fellowship in Pleistocene Archaeology

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Full Time post for 2 years starting in June 2019
- Römisch-Germanisches Zentralmuseum (RGZM)

The newly established Laboratory for Traceology and Controlled Experiments (TraCEr) located at the MONREPOS Archaeological Research Centre and Museum for Human Behavioural Evolution ( of the Römisch-Germanisches Zentralmuseum Mainz (RGZM,, institutional member of the Leibniz-Association (Leibniz-Gemeinschaft), and the RGZM headquarters in Mainz are seeking to appoint a senior researcher in use-wear and manufacturing trace analysis to develop research projects for the TraCEr in Mainz.


Project and aims:

The Traceology lab of the RGZM aims to carry ground-breaking functional studies that combine methodological development (controlled experiments, measuring raw material properties, and high-resolution 3D quantification methods) and fundamental archaeological research. For enquiries about the research aims, lab projects, equipment and facilities please contact Dr. Joao Marreiros (


The position entails:

    Design and execution of experiments on materials commonly found in prehistoric, ancient or Early Medieval contexts (e.g. ceramic and metal).
    Development of traceology-related project proposals
    Engaging in and supporting collaborative research with the various RGZM departments


Plus d'infos

For further information please contact Dr. Joao Marreiros ( (TraCEr Research Group Leader)

Application deadline is 19th of May.

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