Job Vacancies

Departmental Lecturer in Early Medieval Archaeology

The School of Archaeology, 36 Beaumont Street, Oxford, OX1 2PG

Grade 7: £31,076 - £38,183 p.a.

The School of Archaeology seeks an exceptional candidate for the role of Departmental Lecturer in Early Medieval Archaeology to replace a permanent post holder on temporary secondment. The primary focus of the role will be on teaching, supervision and examining undergraduate and Master’s level students in Archaeology and History.  The successful candidate will have a publication record, commensurate with career stage, in the field of early medieval archaeology.

The post is full-time for 12 months, from September 2017, or as soon as possible thereafter.

You must have a doctorate in the field of early medieval archaeology, ideally with an emphasis on Britain and/or northwest Europe.  The ability to work effectively with colleagues as part of an interdisciplinary team, and strong communication skills are also essential.

Applications for this vacancy are to be made online. You will be required to upload a supporting statement and CV as part of your online application.

Only applications received before 12.00 midday on Wednesday 31 May 2017 can be considered.

To apply for this role and for further details, including the job description and selection criteria, please click on the link below: https://www.recruit.ox.ac.uk/pls/hrisliverecruit/erq_jobspec_version_4.jobspec?p_id=128518

 

Postdoctoral Research Assistant

The School of Archaeology, 36 Beaumont Street, Oxford, OX1 2PG

Grade 7: £31,076 - £38,183 per annum

Applications are invited for a Post-doctoral Research Assistant position which is linked to the Unifying Evolution and Domestication using Ancient DNA (UnDEAD) project funded by the European Research Council (ERC) and led by Professor Greger Larson.

The successful candidate will join a multi-disciplinary team of archaeologists and geneticists to explore the origins of animal domestication, and the use of domestic animals as a proxy to understand human migration.

The post is a full-time appointment, for a fixed term from June 2017 until the end of the grant which is February 2019. 

Applicants must have a PhD in Bioinformatics, Population Genomics, Evolutionary Genetics, Animal Genomics, or related discipline. The primary role of the PDRA will be to take a lead role in the sampling strategy and operate independently and take initiative to develop the research programme under the direction of the Principal Investigator.

A demonstrated track record of publications is desirable, as is experience working with ancient or degraded DNA.

Additional information about the project is available at http://www.palaeobarn.com/unifying-domestication-and-evolutionary-biology-through-ancient-dna-undead

Applications for this vacancy are to be made online

The closing date for applications is 12.00 noon on Wednesday 3 May 2017.

To apply for this role and for further details, including the job description and selection criteria, please click on the link below: https://www.recruit.ox.ac.uk/pls/hrisliverecruit/erq_jobspec_version_4.jobspec?p_id=128171


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