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

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Doctoral Position in Paleolithic/Cognitive Archaeology

[Emplois, bourses, prix, stages]

The contract will start on March 1st 2016
University of Tübingen
Center for Advanced Studies : “Words, Bones, Genes, Tools”

Applicants for this Ph.D. student position must hold a Master’s or equivalent degree in archaeology, prehistory, or a related field. The ideal applicant will have a good knowledge of current research topics and issues surrounding the technologies and behaviors of modern humans across the Late Pleistocene. Previous research background on topics related to technological and/or cognitive capacities of modern humans will be considered a plus

The position requires studying archaeological assemblages towards the goal of understanding technological and/or behavioral dynamics across the period of focus. Region of interest is minimally flexible, and readiness to work on eastern African archaeological material is particularly encouraged. The successful applicant may be specifically expected to travel to countries in this region to study artifacts housed in museums, and possibly conduct a short fieldwork.

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Please send applications to the following email address :
Prof. Dr. Katerina Harvati
Universität Tübingen
DFG Center for Advanced Studies : Words, Bones, Genes, Tools
Rümelinstr. 23
72070 Tübingen

Applications should be submitted electronically no later than January 20th 2016