School of Archaeology Job Vacancies

Current job vacancies, within the School of Archaeology.  Comprising of the Institute of Archaeology and Research Laboratory for Archaeology and the History of Art (RLAHA).

Postdoctoral Research Assistant – Tephrochronology
Research Laboratory for Archaeology, South Parks Road

Grade 7: £30,434 per annum

Applications are invited for a Postdoctoral Research Assistant to join a multi-institutional team under the guidance of Professor Christopher Ramsey on a NERC funded project investigating “A 500,000-year environmental record from Chew Bahir, South Ethiopia: testing hypotheses of climate-driven human evolution, innovation and dispersal”. 

The primary role of the Postdoctoral Research Assistant will be to carry out tephrochronological research on palaeo-lacustrine sediments, including the detection of cryptotephra layers, geochemical analysis (WDS-EMPA and LA-ICP-MS) and data interpretation.  Also the successful candidate will contribute of the preparation of radiocarbon samples.

The candidate will possess an excellent academic track record along with a degree in a relevant area as well as having completed a PhD in a relevant discipline. They must be self-motivated, have excellent organisational skills, demonstrate a willingness to share research findings with project partners at regular project meetings. 

This post is a fixed term full time position for 7 months, although part-time is possible for which hours would be negotiable.

Applications for this vacancy are to be made online.

The closing date for applications is midday on Wednesday 3rd June 2015.

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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