postgraduate opportunities in archaeology

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PhD opportunities in archaeology

Closing date not specified (ordered by post date)

[posted 19 June 2018]
Middle East Technical University
project “NEOGENE: Archaeogenomic analysis of genetic and cultural interactions in Neolithic Anatolian societies”
Postdoc and PhD positions in archaeogenomics, population genetics, bioarchaeology, and archaeological modeling
Closing date: open until filled (posted 6 June 2018)

Closing date (in descending order)

NEXT? [re-posted 2 October 2018]
PaleoWest Foundation
PaleoWest Foundation Graduate Scholarship
Closing date (annual?): 1 October 2019?

[posted 3 August 2018]
St Cross College (Oxford)
Graduate Scholarship in Archaeology
Closing date: 1 March 2019

NEW [posted 14 November 2018]
University of Birmingham
Humanities Research Programme: “Interdisciplinary approaches to China and Inner Asia”
PhD project
to study some aspect of the period c. 600-1400, focusing on relationships between political units such as the Turks, Tang, Uyghurs, Liao, Koryo, Five Dynasties, Song and Xi Xia, and bringing to bear a range of approaches and insights that may include prosopographical methods and combinations of textual and archaeological materials, to study topics such as non-elites, resource extraction, cities, state formation, and chronologies.
Closing date: 10 February 2019

[posted 31 October 2018]
University of Edinburgh
School of History, Classics and Archaeology
PhD scholarships
Closing date: 25 January 2019

[posted 7 October 2018]
American School of Classical Studies at Athens
Malcolm H. Wiener Laboratory for Archaeological Science
Fellowships and Research Associate Appointments
Closing date: 15 January 2019

[posted 8 November 2018]
University of Southampton
PhD Studentship: “Landscape change in Northern Norway: impacts of climate, biotic interactions and anthropogenic disturbance”
Closing date: 12 January 2019

[posted 28 October 2018]
University of Oxford
“Mass communication before printing: coin circulation in the Roman world”
Closing date: 11 January 2019

[posted 31 October 2018]
University of York
“Resolving the timescale of south-central African palaeoenvironments and their impact on human behaviour and evolution”
Closing date: 9 January 2019

[posted 31 October 2018]
University of Exeter
“The predictability and perils of woolly mammoth hunting during the European Gravettian”
Closing date: 7 January 2019

[posted 25 October 2018]
Cardiff University
PhD Studentship “Rocky coast geomorphology: the key to unlocking our archaeological heritage”
Closing date: 7 January 2019

[posted 8 November 2018]
University of Vienna
Department of Ancient History, Papyrology and Epigraphy
University Assistant (prae doc)
in the area of Roman History or the History of the Imperium Romanum and Latin epigraphy
Closing date: 17 December 2018

[posted 4 November 2018]
Koç University
Research Center for Anatolian Civilizations (ANAMED)
primary: &
Closing date: 15 December 2018

NEW [posted 14 November 2018]
University of Glasgow & Historic Environment Scotland
“DeepLandscape: Integrating Artificial Intelligence into practices of archaeological landscape interpretation”
Closing date: 14 December 2018

NEW [posted 13 November 2018]
Muzeul National al Unirii Alba Iulia
PhD student (2 positions)
in one of the following fields: History, Archaeology, Heritage Conservation-Restoration
Closing date: 12 December 2018

[posted 7 November 2018]
Cyprus American Archaeological Research Institute (CAARI)
Closing date: 10 December 2018

NEW [posted 11 November 2018]
University of Helsinki
project “Law, Governance and Space: Questioning the Foundations of the Republican Tradition” (SpaceLaw)
The doctoral student will work on a thesis linked with subprojects A and C of the project. Subproject A: The Emergence of the Republican Tradition; Subproject C: The Legal Framework and the Administrative Process.
Closing date: 3 December 2018

[posted 31 October 2018]
University of Bergen
Centre for Early Sapiens Behaviour (SapienCE)
PhD fellowship in Archaeology with specialization in Isotopic Analysis
in the field of reconstructing Pleistocene sea surface temperatures through isotopic analysis of marine shellfish from southern African archaeological sites that fall within the time period 100 – 50 000 years.
Closing date: 2 December 2018

[posted 7 November 2018]
University of Reading
1) “Death and religion in Londinium: organic residue analysis of ‘ritual’ ceramic vessels”
This PhD project will employ organic residue analysis to identify the contents of ca. 400-600 such vessels.
2) “Field to Forest: Relict Field Systems in East Berkshire”
an integrated approach to field systems in the Berkshire Downs, utilising a combination of aerial photography, LiDAR, historic maps, field surveys, geophysics and metal detected finds; all resources which are also available for east Berkshire.
Closing date: 1 December 2018

[posted 29 August 2018]
Max Planck-Harvard Research Center for the Archaeoscience of the Ancient Mediterranean (MHAAM)
New MHAAM PhD Fellowships
An interest in the Ancient Mediterranean and in ancient DNA is useful but not required.
primary: &
Closing date: 1 or 15 December 2018

[posted 2 November 2018]
University of Sheffield
Department of Archaeology
three WRoCAH AHRC collaborative projects
-The landscapes and seascapes of the small island groups of coastal Wales and Ireland
-Archives in the sands: using cultural and environmental records to manage future climate change in the Western Isles
-A window into the medieval world: illuminating the role of the English glass industry in glazing between AD 1100-1600
Closing date: 30 November 2018

[posted 31 October 2018]
Universiteit Leiden
Instituut voor Geschiedenis
“Hoven in Holland, 900-1300”
middeleeuwse geschiedenis en/of middeleeuwse archeologie
Closing date: 30 November 2018

[posted 24 October 2018]
University of Reading
MENTICA project “Middle East Neolithic Transition – Integrated Community Approaches”
1) PhD Studentship in Archaeology: “Animal ecology and management during the transition from mobile hunting-gathering to sedentary agriculture”
The primary roles of the PhD in Zooarchaeology will be to conduct research and prepare a thesis on the faunal assemblages from new excavations at Epipalaeolithic and Early Neolithic sites in Iraq and Iran.
2) PhD Studentship in Archaeology: “Micro-analysis of early agricultural built environments”
The primary roles of the PhD in micro-analysis of early agricultural built environments will be to conduct research and prepare a thesis on the architectural materials and traces of activities from new excavations at Epipalaeolithic and Early Neolithic sites in Iraq and Iran.
Closing date: 30 November 2018

[posted 1 October 2018]
Universitat Pompeu Fabra
project “Resilience and Adaptation to Drylands: Identifying past water management practices for drought-resistant crops”
PhD position in Archaeobotany of Northern Ethiopia
Closing date: 30 November 2018

NEXT [re-posted 15 May 2018]
Max Planck Institute for the Science of Human History (MPI-SHH)
Department of Archaeology
PhD positions
Closing date: 30 November 2018

NEW [posted 10 November 2018]
Deutsches Archäologisches Institut
Wissenschaftlicher Mitarbeiter (m/w/d) an der Orient-Abteilung
Archäologie Südarabiens
Closing date: 27 November 2018

[posted 13 October 2018]
University of Calgary
Department Anthropology and Archaeology
“Olduvai Gorge: Stone Tools, Diet, and Sociality”
PhD Studentship
Research Topic Plio-Pleistocene Fauna from East Africa
Closing date: 21 November 2018 (or 15 November 2018?)

[posted 6 October 2018]
University of Geneva
Dscribe = to develop a digital platform for the study and description of the typology of Greek documentary papyri.
1 postdoc in documentary papyrology
1 postdoc computer specialist in the Digital Humanities
1 PhD student in documentary papyrology
Closing date: 15 November 2018

[posted 18 September 2018]
University of Agder (UiA)
project “The Lying Pen of Scribes: Manuscript Forgeries and Counterfeiting Scriptures in the Twenty-First Century”
PhD Research Fellow
in archaeology, history, religious studies, criminology, law, political science, social sciences or related fields
Closing date: 15 November 2018

[posted 7 September 2018]
Université de Bâle
programme doctoral des Sciences de l’Antiquité
1 «bourse de démarrage» = Startstipendium = One PhD scholarship within the Department of Ancient Civilizations = =
primary: [French] = [German] & [English]
Closing date: 15 November 2018

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