Job Vacancy: Research Assistant (EUROFARM Project)

27 June 2013

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The Institute of Archaeology currently has a vacancy for a Research Assistant on the ERC-funded EUROFARM Project (Ref.:1345228). The deadline for applications is 10 July 2013.

The research project 'EUROFARM - Transmission of innovations: comparison and modelling of early farming and associated technologies in Europe' is led by Marc Vander Linden and is concerned with the introduction of farming and associated technologies in Europe, with a focus on the western Balkans (Bosnia & Herzegovina, Croatia, Montenegro).

A part-time Research Assistant is now sought to investigate the relationship between landscape and farming techniques, from a geoarchaeological point of view. The researcher will be expected to conduct overseas fieldwork as a member of the EUROFARM team.

The appointment is funded for 2 years in the first instance.

  • Further details of the post and the online application facility are available on the UCL website.
  • Enquiries about the application process may be directed to the Institute's HR Administrator, Louisa Goldsmith.

The UCL Institute of Archaeology is one of the very few places in the world that is actively pursuing research on a truly global scale and has an outstanding record training doctoral and postdoctoral researchers.

The European Research Council's mission is to encourage the highest quality research in Europe through competitive funding and to support investigator-initiated frontier research across all fields of research, on the basis of scientific excellence.