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[ITRDBFOR] post-doc position available


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  • From: Tomasz Wazny <twazny AT uni.torun.pl>
  • To: "itrdbfor AT itrdbfor.org" <itrdbfor AT itrdbfor.org>
  • Subject: [ITRDBFOR] post-doc position available
  • Date: Tue, 25 Apr 2017 00:00:14 -0700

Nicolaus Copernicus University in Torun, Poland, Institute for the Study, Conservation and Restoration of Cultural Heritage, invites applications for a Postdoctoral position in Dendroarchaeology to join ‘The Balkan-Aegean Dendrochronology Project: Tree-Ring Research for the Study of SE-European and East Mediterranean Civilizations’, funded by the National Science Centre of Poland. The successful applicant will be a part of a multidisciplinary team working in a close collaboration with the Laboratory of Tree-Ring Research at the University of Arizona in Tucson, USA.   The post-doc will be responsible for establishing contacts that will grant access to forests, buildings, archaeological sites and shipwreck timbers in project area: The Balkans, Greece and Turkey; leading the dendrochronological field campaigns and laboratory research including tree-ring measurements, dating and quality control, chronology building and documentation, supervising of the lab and supporting personnel. Active and creative participation in realization and development of the project is required. Academic/Research requirements: in accordance with the criteria, the Post-Doc must be in possession of a doctoral degree acquired less than 7 years before the time of the appointment. Candidates must have a strong background in historical dendrochronology (dendroarchaeology, dendroprovenancing), with proven experience planning and conducting dendrochronological sampling (wood and charcoal) in different contexts (living trees, buildings, archaeological sites and shipwrecks). A publication record relevant to the position, ability to perform interdisciplinary research, good communication, organizational and team-work skills, will be required. Candidates should be experienced with databases and knowledge of GIS will be highly regarded. Proficient writing and oral communication skills in English is required for this position. Understanding of Turkish or modern Greek is also welcome.   This position which has been funded by the National Science Center of Poland, is currently available for 3 years, with a possibility of extension for the next 2 years dependent on performance.   Monthly salary is max. 6000 PLN plus benefits, depending on qualification and work experience. To apply, please send a CV with publication record and a copy of PhD certificate, and a cover letter describing relevant research experience and interests (including contact information for three professional references) to Prof. Dr. Tomasz Wazny, twazny AT umk.pl. Any questions should be sent to the same email as well. Review of applications will begin on May 10th 2017 and will continue until the position has been filled. Selected applicants may be interviewed through Skype. The position is available from June 1st, 2017 until filled.


  • [ITRDBFOR] post-doc position available, Tomasz Wazny, 04/25/2017

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