22/12/2017
European Research Council

PhD student position in Network Analysis for ERC project PALEODEM (Grant number 683018)

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  • ORGANISATION/COMPANY
    Institut Català de Paleoecologia Humana i Evolució Social (IPHES)
  • RESEARCH FIELD
    HistoryArchaeology
  • RESEARCHER PROFILE
    First Stage Researcher (R1)
  • APPLICATION DEADLINE
    10/02/2018 20:00 - Europe/Brussels
  • LOCATION
    Spain › Tarragona
  • TYPE OF CONTRACT
    Temporary
  • JOB STATUS
    Full-time
  • HOURS PER WEEK
    40
  • OFFER STARTING DATE
    15/03/2018
  • EU RESEARCH FRAMEWORK PROGRAMME
    H2020 / ERC
  • REFERENCE NUMBER
    683018

The Institute of Human Paleoecology and Social Evolution (IPHES), invites applications for a 3-year PhD student position in Network Analysis within the scope of the project PALEODEM, Late Glacial and Postglacial Population History and Cultural Transmission in Iberia (c.15,000-8000 cal BP) – ERC Consolidator Grant Grant 2015 Ref. 683018 (PI: Javier Fernández-López de Pablo).

The PALEODEM research project aims to investigate changes on human demography and cultural transmission processes from the Late Magdalenian to the Late Mesolithic in the Iberian Peninsula, using a novel multi-scale methodological approach.

The PhD student will collect relational data, construct and analyse networks from them and model cultural dynamics on such networks. We look for an enthusiastic PhD student with a Prehistoric archaeology background, experience in network analysis and computational modelling and knowledge about database management.

Benefits

The gross salary is 15.600€/year, according to the PhD salary scales of the Spanish Research system (MINECO FPI and FPU fellowships). Vacation days, parental leave and medical coverage are included according to the Spanish employment regulation and Social Security system.

Selection process

The selection process will have two steps. First, the selection committee will evaluate the applications to produce a short list of PhD candidates. The second step will involve personal or remote interviews with the selected candidates.

The Institute of Human Paleoecology and Social Evolution (IPHES) supports the Recommendation of the European Commission 2005/251/EC on the European Charter for Researchers and the Code of Conduct for the Recruitment of Researchers. IPHES applies the stated principles through its Human Resources policies and promotes transparency, accessibility, equity, and the pursuit of excellence in the recruitment of researchers.

 

Furthermore, in line with the principles of the “European Charter for Researchers”, which has been endorsed by the Host Institution (1) , the researcher will be guaranteed to have research freedom, fulfilment of contractual and legal obligations, an engaging and professional relationship with the supervisor within the research community and continuing professional development.

 

(1).- https://euraxess.ec.europa.eu/sites/default/files/cc-declarations/Endors...

Additional comments

Applicants must send by e-mail to jobs@iphes.cat with the subject "Predoc 2-ERC-683018" the following documentation:

  • a (1 page) cover letter explaining the personal and scientific motivations for applying
  • an updated curriculum vitae,
  • a copy of the Master's degree qualifications
  • the contact details of an academic referee

Required Research Experiences

  • RESEARCH FIELD
    HistoryArchaeology
  • YEARS OF RESEARCH EXPERIENCE
    1 - 4

Offer Requirements

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

Skills/Qualifications

  • Master’s degree in Archaeology, History or Anthropology or fulfilling the academic requirements to have access to doctorate degree.
  • Knowledge in Palaeolithic and Mesolithic Archaeology
  • Training in quantitative methods such as statistical analysis and computational modelling.
  • Any experience in network analysis would be appreciated
  • Fluency in English, basic knowledge in Spanish and/or Catalan desirable
  • High engagement and willingness to work in an interdisciplinary team

Specific Requirements

Master’s degree in Archaeology, History or Anthropology or fulfilling the academic requirements to have access to doctorate degree.

 

Work location(s)
1 position(s) available at
Institut Català de Paleoecologia Humana i Evolució Social (IPHES)
Spain
Tarragona
ES43007
Zona Educacional, 4 (W3)

EURAXESS offer ID: 268317