Laboratoire méditerranéen de préhistoire Europe Afrique (LAMPEA) — UMR 7269 — Université d’Aix-Marseille, CNRS, INRAP

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Research assistant in Prehistoric Archaeology / Bioarchaeology at the Institute of Prehistory and Near Eastern Archaeology

[Emplois, bourses, prix]

University of Heidelberg

This position is specifically intended to contribute information on the use of animal products at Early Neolithic sites in Southeastern Europe. The postholder will conduct analysis of organic residues from neolithic ceramic vessels and interpretation of the results. The successful candidate will have the opportunity to pursue a doctoral degree at the Faculty of Philosophy, University of Heidelberg.

Qualifications and skills
 a good first degree in Archaeology or related discipline
 a Master’s degree (at Merit level or International equivalent) in a relevant field of archaeological enquiry (Prehistoric Archaeology, Bioarchaeology, Molecular Archaeology, Archaeological Sciences)
 demonstrable knowledge of organic geochemistry or organic/analytical chemistry
 strong interest and/or experience in organic residue analysis of prehistoric pottery
 good communication skills and proficiency in written and spoken English
 familiarity with the Neolithic period in Europe

Plus d’infos

Interested applicants are welcome to contact Mariya Ivanova ( for informal enquiries.

The closing date for applications is 14 November 2013