|Salary:||The starting salary will be from £31,411 on Grade E, depending on qualifications and experience.|
|Placed On:||17th November 2022|
|Closes:||5th January 2023|
This full time, European Research Council funded post is available from 1 April 2023 to 30 September 2024 to support the work of Prof. José Iriarte and Dr. Jamie Hampson.
This role offers the opportunity for hybrid working – some time on campus and some from home.
You will work on the project entitled LASTJOURNEY ‘The End of the Journey: The Late Pleistocene-Early Holocene Colonisation of South America. This is an international, interdisciplinary project integrating a range of state-of-the-art techniques in archaeology, archaeobotany, zooarchaeology, palaeoclimate, ancient DNA to investigate Late Pleistocene/Early Holocene human adaptations and impacts across the diverse landscapes of northwest South America. One of the regions the project is investigating exhibits one of great rock art traditions of South America around the world going back to almost thirteen thousand years before the present, and in critical need of more detailed studies.
The post will include conducting rock art research for extended periods in the Colombian Amazon; rock art recording; image analysis; typology; photogrammetry; relative dating of rock art using Harris matrices on superimposed layers of paint; participating and/or directing archaeological excavations at the rock art sites; engaging with local communities; writing archaeological reports and submitting results for publication in several leading international journals; liaising close with the Exeter-based archaeology, archaeobotany and zooarchaeology PDRAs to closely integrate rock art data with archaeological, palaeobotanical, and zooarchaeological data; and assisting with the supervision of undergraduate, MSc and PhD student projects and teaching. The successful applicant will be able to present information on research progress and outcomes and communicate complex information, orally, in writing and electronically.
Field experience in archaeology is highly desirable. The candidate will stay for long periods in the Colombian Amazon.
Please ensure you read the Job Description and Person Specification for full details of this role.
What we can offer you
For an informal discussion about the role, please contact Prof. Jose Iriarte, email@example.com or (01392) 724513.
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