ORGANISATION/COMPANYNatural History Museum Vienna
RESEARCH FIELDAnthropology › Physical anthropology
RESEARCHER PROFILERecognised Researcher (R2)
APPLICATION DEADLINE10/06/2020 23:00 - Europe/Brussels
LOCATIONAustria › Vienna
TYPE OF CONTRACTTemporary
HOURS PER WEEK40
OFFER STARTING DATE01/09/2020
EU RESEARCH FRAMEWORK PROGRAMMEH2020 / ERC
The Department of Anthropology at the Natural History Museum Vienna (NHMW) is offering a position in the ERC SyG Project HistoGenes as
POST DOC (F*M), full-time/40h per week, for a maximum of 5 ½ years, probably starting from September 1, 2020.
• Participation in the Viennese project group to anthropologically research upon, and prepare the sampling of early medieval skeletons
• Conception and creation of the work files/methods and workflow on general anthropological data and specific characteristics of the human skeletons to be studied.
• Anthropological in-depth analysis on living conditions and health status of selected skeletons, mostly from the Avar core area. This includes the systematic assessment of signs of heavy/recurrent physical stress and joint changes, fractures and signs of violence, stress markers and traces of deficiencies, the estimation of fertility and mortality rates in cemeteries, and statistical calculations and evaluations of the recorded data.
• Presentation of results for the project group, for the scientific community and for the general public.
We offer a full-time employment, with an annual gross salary of € 54.453,- according to the salary scheme of the Austrian Science Fund (FWF).
The Natural History Museum Vienna (NHMW) pursues a non-discriminatory employment policy and values equal opportunities, as well as diversity. The Natural History Museums Vienna lays special emphasis on increasing the number of women in senior and in academic positions. Given equal qualifications, preference will be given to female applicants.
Please submit your application including a CV, a statement of research interests, a list of publications and all relevant certifications (in the form of a single PDF document) via e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org no later than June 10th, 2020.
We expect the applicant to have:
• PhD in the field of physical anthropology.
• Multi-annual experience in participating at the coordination of interdisciplinary archaeological-anthropological research projects and conferences.
• Knowledge and expertise in working anthropologically with big Early Medieval and Avar period skeletal collections.
• Multi-annual experience in the development of mainly paleodemographic methods as well as markers for the evaluation of workload on skeletal remains.
• Experience with detailed assessment of skeletons, evaluation of morphological changes and knowledge of statistical methods.
• Experience with the publication of results in international peer-reviewed journals.
• Excellent command of written and oral German and English,
• Competence in communication and team working.
Our offer aims at attracting communicative and confident personalities who can clearly and comprehensively portray complex anthropological research and results to different audiences and find joy in self-reliant work within an international project team.
EURAXESS offer ID: 523372
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