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  • From: Tomasz Wazny <twazny AT>
  • To: "itrdbfor AT" <itrdbfor AT>
  • Subject: [ITRDBFOR] job announcement
  • Date: Wed, 25 Jan 2017 14:43:18 -0700

The Johanna Mestorf Academy (JMA) is a Central Institution at Kiel University, Germany. Research at JMA is conducted by a highly interdisciplinary community, focusing on socio-environmental change and Landscape Archaeology. The Graduate School Human Development in Landscapes at Kiel University ( offers a unique research environment at the interface between the Humanities and the Natural and Social Sciences. In its research it addresses the interaction between physical and social landscapes as the most profound process that catalyses human activity in space and time; integrating the interplay of environments, social relationships, material culture, population dynamics, and human perceptions of socio-environmental change.   JMA and GSHDL invite applications for a

                                                    Postdoctoral position in Paleo-ecological research.   The research on Human Development in Landscapes should be supplemented especially in the area of dendro-ecology, dendro-climatology, and dendro-archaeology. Research themes may be addressed by candidates with appropriate experience from different disciplines, namely from Pre-and Protohistory, Archaeobotany, Paleoclimate Research, or Paleoenvironmental Research. Candidates must hold an excellent PhD in one of the above listed fields of research.   The successful candidate can gain experience in preparing applications for third-party funded research projects. He/she will have two balanced main responsibilities: 1. to carry out an individual post-doc research project 2. to participate directly in the formulation of novel research projects in conjunction with a currently established JMA working group   The position is to start on April 1, 2017, ending on March 31, 2018. Salary scale is TVL13 (100%).The Position is endowed with research funds of 9000€.   Kiel University is an equal opportunity employer and aims to increase the number of excellent women in research and teaching. Kiel University is committed to further the compatibility of work and family life. The University supports the employment of disabled persons. Persons with disabilities will, with appropriate qualifications and aptitudes, be employed preferentially. Applications by people with a migration background are particularly welcomed. Please refrain from submitting application photos.

Please submit your application documents (including a statement of research no longer than 8 pages which includes the proposed post-doctoral project, a letter of motivation and a detailed CV) as a single pdf to the speaker of the Graduate School:   Professor Dr. Johannes Müller application AT   Submission deadline is February 20th, 2017.

  • [ITRDBFOR] job announcement, Tomasz Wazny, 01/25/2017

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