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Postdoctoral Research Assistant in European Iron Age Archaeology

Grade 7: £30,738 - £37,768 per annum

Applications are invited for a Postdoctoral Research Assistant to join the European Celtic Art in Context project at the School of Archaeology, University of Oxford. The position is funded by a Leverhulme Trust grant led by Professor Chris Gosden.

The post is a full-time appointment, for a fixed term of 12 months available from the end of January 2017.

The European Celtic Art in Context project aims to characterise and contextualise Celtic art across Western Europe and look at possible connections with areas further to the east. The primary role of the PDRA will be to analyse data in the database of Celtic Art created in the first two years of the project, co-author papers and a monograph with the other project members, and undertake specific administrative duties. The successful applicant will be expected to be able to work independently to publish research of an international standard, and to collaborate with colleagues in Oxford and abroad.

Applicants must have a PhD in Archaeology. A demonstrated track record of publications is desirable, as is experience working within the European Iron Age. Languages such as German or French, and experience researching prehistoric art are desirable but not essential.

Further details can be made available by emailing Courtney Nimura (

Additional information about the European Celtic Art in Context project is available at 

Applications for this vacancy are to be made online.

The closing date for applications is 12.00 noon on Friday, 18 November 2016.

To apply for this role and for further details, including the job description and selection criteria, please click on the link below:

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