14/02/2017
Marie Skłodowska-Curie Actions

ForSEAdiscovery Fellowship

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  • ORGANISATION/COMPANY
    Faculdade de Ciências Sociais e Humanas
  • RESEARCH FIELD
    HistoryArchaeology
  • RESEARCHER PROFILE
    First Stage Researcher (R1)
  • APPLICATION DEADLINE
    03/03/2017 17:00 - Europe/London
  • LOCATION
    Portugal › Lisboa
  • TYPE OF CONTRACT
    Temporary
  • JOB STATUS
    Full-time
  • HOURS PER WEEK
    35
  • OFFER STARTING DATE
    01/04/2017
  • EU RESEARCH FRAMEWORK PROGRAMME
    FP7 / People-Marie Curie Actions
  • REFERENCE NUMBER
    FP7-PEOPLE-2013-ITN
  • MARIE CURIE GRANT AGREEMENT NUMBER
    607545

Objectives:

- To compile information from written sources (archives and literature) and databases about shipbuilding techniques and associated forestry management in Portuguese Atlantic in the 16th and 17th centuries, and known or suspected Portuguese shipwrecks; 

- To make an inventory of key-construction features found in previously researched Portuguese shipwrecks;

- To select a limited number of demonstration Portuguese shipwreck sites for potential survey and dendrochronology analysis; 

- To synthesise results and assess best practice.

 

Tasks and methodology:

- Combined documentary research, collation of archaeological information, timber characterization and dendrochronology;

- Synthesis of results and dissemination.

 

Benefits

- 6 month full time employment contract

- Additional mobility, travel and career exploratory allowances

- Supervision by recognized experts and access to state of the art research and research facilities

Additional comments

Applications:

- The following documents to be sent to rv.gomes@fcsh.unl.pt and copy to iap@fcsh.unl.pt and forSEAdiscovery@cchs.csic.es:

  • Statement of Purpose in English;
  • Curriculum Vitae and list of publications (if applicable);
  • Copy of the MA thesis;
  • If MA thesis has not been written in English, a sample of writting in English is requested (minimum of 5000 words, excluding footnotes)

All requested documents should be sent in PDF format

Offer Requirements

  • REQUIRED EDUCATION LEVEL
    History: Master Degree or equivalent
  • REQUIRED LANGUAGES
    PORTUGUESE: Good
    ENGLISH: Good

Specific Requirements

Palaeographic skills for Early Modern archives;

Willingness to work in a interdisciplinary environment

Work location(s)
1 position(s) available at
Faculdade de Ciências Sociais e Humanas - NOVA
Portugal
Lisboa

EURAXESS offer ID: 181382