25/01/2019
European Research Council

Analysis of micro-residues (starches, fibers and animal and plant tissues, etc.) on stone artefacts and ancient dental calculus. Creation of database of experimental micro-residues


  • ORGANISATION/COMPANY
    Università Sapienza di Roma, Dipartimento di Scienze Odontostomatologiche e Maxillo Facciali
  • RESEARCH FIELD
    HistoryArchaeology
    Medical sciencesMedicine
  • RESEARCHER PROFILE
    First Stage Researcher (R1)
    Recognised Researcher (R2)
    Established Researcher (R3)
    Leading Researcher (R4)
  • APPLICATION DEADLINE
    23/02/2019 23:59 - Europe/Brussels
  • LOCATION
    Italy
  • TYPE OF CONTRACT
    To be defined
  • EU RESEARCH FRAMEWORK PROGRAMME
    H2020 / ERC

The candidate should be experienced in experimental archaeology, functional analysis applied to groundstones and in the interpretation of vegetal/animal/mineral micro-residues on stone tools using reflected and transmitted polarized light. The researcher will be part of the ERC project “Plant foods in Palaeolithic and Mesolithic societies of SE Europe and Italy” (PI: Prof. E. Cristiani). The researcher will carry out experimental activities aimed at creating an experimental comparison collection of micro-residues. Morphological characteristics of residues will be analyzed in reflected and transmitted polarized light. Finally, the researcher will study micro-residues preserved on ancient stone tools and dental calculus

Eligibility criteria

• PhD
• Graduation mark
• Publications and other research outputs
• Diplomas and certificates of attendance to specialization / post-graduate courses
• Other qualifications related to the activity to be carried out such as contracts, fellowships, grants and other positions in national or international research institutions. Should be duly attested the same period and duration of the activity.


Eligible destination country/ies for fellows:

  • Italy

Eligibility of fellows: country/ies of residence:

  • EUROPE

Eligibility of fellows: nationality/ies:

  • EUROPE

Selection process

EDUCATIONAL AND RESEARCH QUALIFICATIONS AND INTERVIEW

Additional comments

  • Annual budget: 19367
  • Frequency of calls: 1 ANNO
  • International mobility required: no

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Università Sapienza di Roma, Dipartimento di Scienze Odontostomatologiche e Maxillo Facciali
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EURAXESS offer ID: 374173
Posting organisation offer ID: 153608