The Johanna-Mestorf-Academy at Kiel University (JMA) invites applications for a Post-Doctoral Position: Transformation and Crisis in Prehistoric and Archaic Societies.
We are seeking a highly motivated individual (Post-Doc) to conduct research related to transformation and crises in prehistoric and archaic societies.
The focus of research should deal with the reconstruction of social practices and cultural processes in prehistoric and/or historic contexts that are characterized by a high degree of change. Transformations are understood as multiscalar phenomena in which social and environmental contexts interact in spatio-temporal dimensions.
As prerequisites for employment, applicants should possess an outstanding doctoral degree in the field of archaeology or antiquity studies and present a research exposé of excellent content. Candidates will also be evaluated on their experience in an interdisciplinary research field related to human-environment relationships and their publication record.
The position contract will be awarded for up to three years, preferably beginning on January 1, 2016. The salary is set at the TV-L 13 (100%) level. The application deadline is October 1, 2015.
Kiel University is an equal opportunity employer and aims to increase the number of women in research and teaching. Applications by women are particularly welcome, and, in cases of equal aptitude, ability and professional performance, preference in hiring will be given to women.
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.
Interested applicants should submit a cover letter, a detailed CV and a statement of research (which delineates the proposed post-doctoral project) no longer than 8 pages as a hardcopy and as one single PDF to:
Prof. Dr Johannes Müller
GSHDL / Johanna Mestorf Academy at Kiel University
Two letters of recommendation should also be sent directly from respective experts to the address mentioned above.
Job announcement as PDF