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PhD opportunities in archaeology

Closing date not specified (ordered by post date)

NEW [posted 13 July 2019]
“étude de glaçures de céramiques chinoises “
Closing date: not specified (posted 12 July 2019)

Closing date (in descending order)

[posted 5 June 2019]
Max Planck Institute for the Science of Human History
Department of Archaeology
up to five 3-year funded PhD positions
The following fields are eligible: biomolecular archaeology, palaeoproteomics, ZooMS, anthropogenic extinctions, environmental change, archaeobotany, Palaeolithic archaeology, and geoarchaeology.
Closing date: 30 November 2019

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

[posted 20 June 2019]
Uppsala University
Department of Archaeology and Ancient History
1) PhD position in Egyptology specialising in archaeology, cultural history, and material culture
2) PhD position in Egyptology specialising in text and language
Closing date: 16 September 2019

NEW [posted 13 July 2019]
University of Vienna
Department of Economic and Social History
doctoral researcher (“Universitätsassistent/in prae doc”) in economic and social history of late medieval and early modern times
in the history of work, possibly with a focus on the Alps Region (1300–1800)
Closing date: 15 September 2019

[posted 11 July 2019]
KU Leuven
“Human-environment interactions in floodplains in the period 500-1500 AD”
The goal of this PhD is to analyse how human societies through time have responded towards changes in the floodplain environment, whereby particular attention will be paid to agrarian societies.
“Human-environment interactions in floodplains since the 18th century”
Chronologically, this position will focus on the early modern and modern period, with a special focus on 18th, 19th and 20th centuries.
Closing date: 6 September 2019

NEW [posted 13 July 2019]
Ghent University
project “Novel Echoes. Ancient novelistic receptions and concepts of fiction in late antique and medieval secular narrative from East to West”
Research Assistant
Closing date: 1 September 2019

[posted 3 June 2019]
Universitat de Barcelona
Early stage researcher (PhD position) in Cognitive Neuroscience of sound-induced emotions and mental states
Closing date: 31 August 2019

[posted 20 June 2019]
Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology (MPI EVA) in Leipzig
Department of Human Behavior, Ecology and Culture
Theory in Cultural Evolution (TICE) lab
PhD position in Cultural Evolution
The successful applicant will develop mathematical and computational models of cultural evolution focusing on the process of cultural adaptation.
Closing date: 12 August 2019

NEW [posted 13 July 2019]
University of Antwerp
Doctoral Grant by the University Research Fund (BOF) in the area of Medieval History
“Tell me about your East”. Noble European travel narratives and the representation of the Islamic World in the late Middle Ages.
Departments of Electromechanics and Heritage
Doctoral Grant by the University Research Fund (BOF) in the area of Infrared and chemical imaging
Closing date: 11 August 2019

[posted 26 April 2019]
University of Basel
“Crossing Boundaries. Understanding Complex Scribal Practices in Ancient Egypt”
PhD candidate position in Egyptology
The advertised PhD dissertation project will be devoted to the understanding of complex scribal practice in Ancient Egypt on the basis of the heterogeneous Ramesside papyri in the Museo Egizio.
Closing date: 9 August 2019

[posted 21 June 2019]
University of Innsbruck
Assistant Professor- PhD Position
im Bereich Ur- und Frühgeschichte; Dissertationsthema aus dem Gebiet der Wirtschafts- oder Siedlungsarchäologie des Alpenraumes oder Mitteleuropas mit zeitlichem Schwerpunkt in der Bronze- oder Eisenzeit
Closing date: 2 August 2019

[posted 19 June 2019]
Southern Cross University
PhD Scholarship Opportunity – Trace element and isotopic signature in hominid teeth
Closing date: open until filled (review of applications will begin 1 August 2019)

[posted 2 July 2019]
ITN “SeaChanges: Thresholds in human exploitation of marine vertebrates”
15 fully-funded PhD studentships
University of Copenhagen
Evolutionary Genomics Section
ESR6 – Sedimentary fish archives and diadromous taxa
ESR15 – Exploitation and collapse of the Black Sea marine fauna
Closing date: 1 August 2019

[posted 9 June 2019]
University of Helsinki
Centre of Excellence in “Ancient Near Eastern Empires” (ANEE)
The proposed PhD research of the applicant must be based on primary sources from the first millennium Mesopotamia.
Closing date: 31 July 2019

[posted 9 May 2019]
Austrian Academy of Sciences
The Institute for Oriental and European Archaeology (OREA)
“Challenging Time(s): A New Approach to Written Sources for Ancient Egyptian Chronology”
Early Dynastic Period, Old Kingdom (praedoc 1)
First Intermediate Period, Middle Kingdom, Second Intermediate Period (praedoc 2)
New Kingdom (praedoc 3)
Closing date: 31 July 2019

NEW [posted 13 July 2019]
University of Vienna
Institute of Roman Law and Antique Legal history
University Assistant (prae doc)
Closing date: 28 July 2019

[posted 28 June 2019]
Newcastle University
Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences
‘Cultural Heritage and the Planning of European Landscapes (HERILAND)’
MSCA ITN Early Stage Researcher: “Citizen science methods for collaborative mapping of heritage values”
Closing date: 25 July 2019

[posted 3 July 2019]
Deutsches Archäologisches Institut (DAI)
Kommission für Archäologie Außereuropäischer Kulturen (KAAK Bonn)
wissenschaftliche Hilfskraft
in Vor- und Frühgeschichtlicher Archäologie; bevorzugt im Umfeld der Mongoleiprojekte
Closing date: 23 July 2019

[posted 6 July 2019]
Westfälische Wilhelms-Universität Münster
Exzellenzcluster 2060 „Religion und Politik. Dynamiken von Tradition und Innovation“
Teilprojekt C3-13 “Schiitisch-sunnitische Religionskonflikte im 12. Jh. zwischen Religion und Politik”
wissenschaftliche*r Mitarbeiter*in
Closing date: 21 July 2019

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[posted 21 June 2019]
Sorbonne Université
[PhD fully funded] Experimental Virtual Archeological-Acoustics: Influence of performance spaces on Historically Informed Performance
Closing date: open until filled (review of applications will begin 3 July 2019)

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