14/05/2020
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POST DOC (F*M)

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  • ORGANISATION/COMPANY
    Natural History Museum Vienna
  • RESEARCH FIELD
    AnthropologyPhysical anthropology
  • RESEARCHER PROFILE
    Recognised Researcher (R2)
  • APPLICATION DEADLINE
    10/06/2020 23:00 - Europe/Brussels
  • LOCATION
    Austria › Vienna
  • TYPE OF CONTRACT
    Temporary
  • JOB STATUS
    Full-time
  • HOURS PER WEEK
    40
  • OFFER STARTING DATE
    01/09/2020
  • EU RESEARCH FRAMEWORK PROGRAMME
    H2020 / ERC

OFFER DESCRIPTION

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.

Main tasks:

• 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.

More Information

Benefits

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).

Eligibility criteria

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.

Selection process

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 margit.berner@nhm-wien.ac.at no later than June 10th, 2020.

 

Offer Requirements

Skills/Qualifications

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.

Specific Requirements

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.

Work location(s)
1 position(s) available at
Natural History Museum Vienna
Austria
Vienna
1010
Burgring 7

EURAXESS offer ID: 523372

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