Postdoctoral Fellowship in Distal Tephra Modelling and Analysis

University of Aarhus - Department of Archaeology and Heritage Studies

The Department of Archaeology and Heritage Studies, School of Culture and Society, Faculty of Arts, Aarhus University invites applications for a one-year postdoctoral fellowship, with the potential to extend the contract to two years subject to the provision of continued funding. The appointment begins on 1 September 2017 or as soon as possible thereafter.

Place of work: Moesgaard, Moesgaard Alle 20, 8270 Højbjerg

The position
The position is affiliated with the project ‘Apocalypse Then? The Laacher See volcanic eruption (13,000 years before present), Deep Environmental History and Europe’s Geo-cultural Heritage’, an interdisciplinary project funded by the Danish Council for Independent Research’s Sapere Aude elite research funding scheme. The project focuses on the Late Pleistocene in northern Europe and aims to evaluate the potential impacts of the Laacher See volcanic eruption, which occurred during this period. The project works across disciplinary boundaries that stretch from risk reduction research via archaeology to volcanology. One research objective is to revisit the dynamics of the Laacher See eruption as seen through its tephra fallout. 

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Application deadline: 2/5/2017

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