24/11/2021

Postdoctoral Researcher / Project Researcher (Archaeology and Physical Anthropology)

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  • ORGANISATION/COMPANY
    Universitat Pompeu Fabra
  • RESEARCH FIELD
    AnthropologyPhysical anthropology
    HistoryArchaeology
  • RESEARCHER PROFILE
    First Stage Researcher (R1)
  • APPLICATION DEADLINE
    05/12/2021 23:00 - Europe/Brussels
  • LOCATION
    Spain › Barcelona
  • TYPE OF CONTRACT
    Temporary
  • JOB STATUS
    Part-time
  • HOURS PER WEEK
    30
  • REFERENCE NUMBER
    2021/HUMA-IP01

OFFER DESCRIPTION

The candidate will support the Principal Research (IP) in the development of research activities in the framework of the research project “Diets, Consumption and Mobility in Contact Zones (HESTIA)” funded by the Spanish Ministry of Science, Innovation and Universities (PID2019-105659GB-I00).

Six of these tasks are:

  1. Creation of a database of the graves from the cemeteries of Empúries (L’Escala, Alt Empordà). Integration of tomb typology, burial assemblages and anthropological data.
  2. Production of a graphic documentation of the tombs and their furnishings.
  3. Development of cemeteries’ plans and spatial analysis of the tombs.
  4. Statistical analysis of the archaeological and anthropological data obtained in the funerary record.
  5. Support in fieldwork activities, specifically in the sampling of human skeletal remains to carry out isotope analysis.
  6. Preparation of a technical report and contribution to all the publications resulting from this work.

More Information

Benefits

The contract will be for a postdoctoral researcher who will perform research tasks, with a dedication of 30 hours per week during three months. Social security is included in the contract.

Selection process

The profile that best matches the position will be notified within a month from the closing of the application. The interested candidates must send their requests to seleccio.humanitats@upf.edu, including their CV and a letter stating the reasons why they are interested in the position. Letters and CV may be in English, Catalan or Spanish.

Additional comments

Project and Institution that finance the contract: “Diets, Consumption and Mobility in Contact Zones (HESTIA)”, AEI-PID2019-105659GB-I00/AEI/10.13039/501100011033 funded by the Spanish Ministry of Science, Innovation and Universities and Spanish Research Agency.

Offer Requirements

  • REQUIRED EDUCATION LEVEL
    History: PhD or equivalent
  • REQUIRED LANGUAGES
    SPANISH: Excellent
    ENGLISH: Excellent

Skills/Qualifications

The candidate has to prove experience in archaeology, physical anthropology and archeothanatology of different contexts of the western Mediterranean between the 8th and the 3rd centuries BC.

Specific Requirements

The candidate must hold a PhD in Mediterranean Archaeology

Work location(s)
1 position(s) available at
Universitat Pompeu Fabra
Spain
Barcelona
08005
Ramon Trias Fargas, 25-27

EURAXESS offer ID: 711773

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