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PhD opportunities in archaeology

Closing date not specified (ordered by post date)

NEW [posted 20 April 2019]
CNRS-PARIS
PhD researcher in Chemistry of Ancient Materials
This PhD thesis aims to characterize the colors of dyed wool during the medieval period, and in particular those of the Bayeux Tapestry.
https://www.myscience.org/jobs/id1020974-anglais-cnrs-paris
primary: https://emploi.cnrs.fr/Offres/Doctorant/UMR8220-PHIWAL-001/Default.aspx?lang=EN
https://euraxess.ec.europa.eu/jobs/401440
Closing date: not specified (posted 19 April 2019; advert at Euraxess expires 10 May 2019)

NEW [posted 16 April 2019]
CNRS-PARIS
project “Desert Networks. Into the Eastern Desert of Egypt from the New Kingdom to the Roman Period”
Ph.D. contract in papyrology
Edition of part of the Greek ostraca from Bi’r Samut, a fortress in the Eastern Desert of Egypt
https://www.myscience.org/jobs/id1019137-anglais-cnrs-paris
primary: https://emploi.cnrs.fr/Offres/Doctorant/UPR841-ALEVRE-012/Default.aspx?lang=EN
https://euraxess.ec.europa.eu/jobs/400005
Closing date: not specified (posted 15 April 2019; advert at Euraxess expires 6 May 2019)

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Closing date (in descending order)

NEXT? [re-posted 2 October 2018]
PaleoWest Foundation
PaleoWest Foundation Graduate Scholarship
https://www.paleowestfoundation.org/scholarship
Closing date (annual?): 1 October 2019?

NEW [posted 16 April 2019]
University of Leicester
School of Museum Studies, in partnership with the British Museum
“Hidden, Revealed: investigating representation and narratives of disability in the British Museum”
https://www.le.ac.uk/museumstudies/Jobs2/full_job_descriptions/55384.htm
Closing date: 21 June 2019

[posted 10 April 2019]
University Museum, University of Bergen
Department of Cultural History
1) project “Coastal demography in Stone Age western Norway. A cross-disciplinary approach”
PhD Research Fellowship in Stone Age Archaeology
https://euraxess.ec.europa.eu/jobs/398172
primary: https://www.jobbnorge.no/en/available-jobs/job/168717/phd-position-stone-age-archaeology
2) PhD Research Fellowship in Social Anthropology
The PHD project will concern cultural heritage and conflict, focusing on a specific cultural heritage site in Scandinavia, The Middle East, Asia or Oceania.
https://euraxess.ec.europa.eu/jobs/398170
primary: https://www.jobbnorge.no/en/available-jobs/job/168726/phd-position-social-anthropology
Closing date: 15 June 2019

NEW [posted 16 April 2019]
University of Warwick
History of Art
PhD Studentship: “The Responses to the Medieval in art, architecture and heritage in the interpretation of heritage in Coventry, c.1900-c.1960”
https://www.jobs.ac.uk/job/BRQ295/phd-studentship-the-responses-to-the-medieval-in-art-architecture-and-heritage-in-the-interpretation-of-heritage-in-coventry-c1900-c1960
primary: https://warwick.ac.uk/fac/arts/arthistory/applying/postgraduate/responses
Closing date: 14 June 2019

[posted 1 April 2019]
LabEx ARCHIMEDE «Archéologie et Histoire de la Méditerranée et de l’Egypte de la Préhistoire au Moyen-Âge»
4 contrats de recherche doctorale
https://archimede.cnrs.fr/index.php/recrutement/150-appel-a-candidatures-2019/1129-contrats-de-recherche-doctorale-2019
Closing date: 14 June 2019

NEW [posted 18 April 2019]
University of Münster
Cluster of Excellence “Religion and Politics. Dynamics of Tradition and Innovation”
Research Associate
within the research project EXC 2060 A3-3 “Tradition and innovation of Graeco-Phoenician myths and cults in Roman Provincial Coinage”
https://www.myscience.org/jobs/id1019893-research_associate_at_the_cluster_of_excellence_religion_and_politics_dynamics_of_tradition_and_innovation_institut_fuer_klassische_und_christliche_ar-westfaelische_wilhelms-universitaet_muenster = https://www.myscience.org/jobs/id1019894-wissenschaftliche-r_mitarbeiter-in_am_exzellenzcluster_religion_und_politik_dynamiken_von_tradition_und_innovation_institut_fuer_klassische_und_christ-westfaelische_wilhelms-universitaet_muenster
primary: https://www.uni-muenster.de/Rektorat/Stellen/ausschreibungen/st_20191704_sk13.html [English] = https://www.uni-muenster.de/Rektorat/Stellen/ausschreibungen/st_20191704_sk12.html [German]
Closing date: 11 June 2019

NEW [posted 18 April 2019]
Slovak Academy of Sciences
Institute of Archaeology
PhD. study (3 positions)
PhD. topics offered
1. Topic: Enclaves of the Piliny Culture in Košice Basin and Šariš Valley
2. Topic: Militaria and battle tactics during the age of urnfield cultures in the northern part of the Carpathian Basin
3. Topic: Včelince. Tell-type settlement
4. Topic: Spiš Region as the Contact Zone of the Urnfield Cultures during the Late and Final Bronze Age
5. Topic: Environment of Nitra river vallley and Žitava river valley regions and its changes during the Middle Ages based on the archaeobotanical finds
6. Topic: Germanic cemeteries from the Roman Period in Slovakia
7. Topic: Early Medieval burial mounds in the Middle Danube region
8. Topic: Early Medieval Hoard Finds from Slovakia
https://euraxess.ec.europa.eu/jobs/400531
Closing date: 31 May 2019

[posted 14 January 2019]
Initial Training Network project entitled Cultural Heritage Analysis for New Generations – CHANGE
15 Early Stage Researcher (Early Stage Researcher) [mostly deadline 15 February 2019; see below]
primary: http://change-itn.eu/vacancies/
apart from?
Cyprus University of Technology (CUT)
“Enrichment of 3D volumetric objects with Metadata and Semantics in Cultural Heritage”
https://euraxess.ec.europa.eu/jobs/370071
primary: https://www.digitalheritagelab.eu/files/4915/4659/6391/MSCA_CHANGE_Call_ESR14_CUT_MI_Final_December2018.pdf
Closing date: 31 May 2019?

[posted 31 December 2018]
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.
https://www.shh.mpg.de/882412/da-phds
Closing date: 31 May 2019

NEW [posted 17 April 2019]
Paris Lodron-University of Salzburg
project “Appraising Risks: Patterns of Major Socio-Economic Risk and Risk Projection in the Indian Ocean World”
PhD position in Non-European and Global History
focus Asian Maritime History; in the history of Asia between approximately 6. and 18. CE (preferably Chinese history) with a research focus on cross-cultural and/or knowledge and technology transfer and/or commercial relations across maritime Silk Routes.
https://euraxess.ec.europa.eu/jobs/400492
Closing date: 29 May 2019

[posted 10 April 2019]
University of Bordeaux
PACEA “De la Préhistoire à l’Actuel: Culture, Environnement et Anthropologie”, UMR5199
“VARIATION, COVARIATION, ADAPTATION, AND EVOLUTION OF THE NASAL CAVITY AND NASAL AIRWAYS”
Ph.D. Candidate position in Facial Skeleton Variation, Adaptation, and Evolution
http://www.physanth.org/jobs/1896/
primary: http://www.adum.fr/as/ed/voirproposition.pl?matricule_prop=24639&site=adumR#version
Closing date: 29 May 2019

NEW [posted 20 April 2019]
Sheffield Hallam University
Cultural, Communication and Computing Research Institute (C3RI)
AHRC Collaborative Doctoral Award Studentship: “Shaping bespoke visiting experiences by interpreting the multiplicity of Hadrian’s Wall”
https://www.findaphd.com/phds/project/ahrc-collaborative-doctoral-award-studentship-shaping-bespoke-visiting-experiences-by-interpreting-the-multiplicity-of-hadrian-s-wall/?p109012
Closing date: 26 May 2019

[posted 13 April 2019]
Johannes Gutenberg-Universität Mainz
Research Training Group 2304 “Byzantium and the Euro-Mediterranean Cultures of War. Exchange, Differentiation and Reception”
6 positions for doctoral research associates
Participating in this Research Training Group are the disciplines of Ancient History, Ancient Church History/Theology, Byzantine Studies, Medieval History, Eastern European History, Early Modern Church History, Classical Archaeology, Christian Archaeology and Byzantine Art History, Early and Prehistorical Archaeology (with a focus on Medieval Archaeology) and Musicology.
https://www.mommsen-gesellschaft.de/stellenangebote
primary: https://grk-byzanz-wars.uni-mainz.de/job-advertisements/
Closing date: 24 May 2019

[posted 27 March 2019]
Institute of Molecular Biology (IMB)
International PhD Programme (IPP) on “Epigenetics, Gene Regulation & Genome Stability”
PhD Position (Evolution & Gene Regulation): “A genome-wide view of human adaptation to novel selective environments using ancient genomes”
https://euraxess.ec.europa.eu/jobs/393950
Closing date: 22 May 2019

NEW [posted 20 April 2019]
“Horia Hulubei” National Institute for Research and Development in Physics and Nuclear Engineering
Scientific research assistant under the complex consortium research project “Complex Pluridisciplinary Platform for Integrative and Systemic Research of Tangible and Intangible Cultural Heritage of Romania”
under project 2 “Complex Archaeometric Investigations on the Movable and Immovable Heritage of Romania”
https://euraxess.ec.europa.eu/jobs/401066
Closing date: 17 May 2019

[posted 8 April 2019]
University of Kent
School of English
PhD Studentship associated with project on “The Cultural Lives of the Middling Sort: Writing and Material Culture 1560-1660”
https://www.jobs.ac.uk/job/BRJ125/phd-studentship-associated-with-arts-and-humanities-research-council-ahrc-funded-project-on-the-cultural-lives-of-the-middling-sort-writing-and-material-culture-1560-1660
Closing date: 17 May 2019

[posted 4 April 2019]
Royal Holloway, University of London
Department of History
PhD Scholarship: “Connected Clerics: Building a Universal Church in the Late Antique West (380-604 CE)”
https://www.jobs.ac.uk/job/BRH184/phd-scholarship-connected-clerics-building-a-universal-church-in-the-late-antique-west-380-604-ce
Closing date: 17 May 2019

[posted 20 March 2019]
University College London
Institute for Global Prosperity & Pitt Rivers Museum (Oxford)
AHRC Collaborative Doctoral Studentship – Material Cultures of Refuge in Lebanon
to develop a new cross-disciplinary approach to understanding the material culture of forced migration. The PhD student will research the materiality of contemporary Syrian refuge in Lebanon, while contributing to an emerging collection in the Pitt Rivers museum that seeks to contribute to an archaeology of the present
https://www.myscience.org/jobs/id1007577-ahrc_collaborative_phd_candidateship-material_cultures_of_refuge_in_lebanon-university_college_london
primary: https://atsv7.wcn.co.uk/search_engine/jobs.cgi?amNvZGU9MTc5OTAyOSZ2dF90ZW1wbGF0ZT05ODImb3duZXI9NTA0MTE3OCZvd25lcnR5cGU9ZmFpciZicmFuZF9pZD0wJnBvc3RpbmdfY29kZT0yMjQ%3D&jcode=1799029&vt_template=982&owner=5041178&ownertype=fair&brand_id=0&posting_code=224
Closing date: 17 May 2019

NEW [posted 20 April 2019]
American School of Classical Studies at Athens
Hesperia Fellow
to perform editorial work for Hesperia, the renowned scholarly journal of the ASCSA.
https://classicalstudies.org/placement-service/2018-2019/31713/hesperia-fellow
primary: https://ascsa.submittable.com/submit/1fe0834e-27ff-4ad0-97f0-82dd8617a72f/hesperia-fellow-application
Closing date: 15 May 2019

NEW [posted 18 April 2019]
Karl-Franzens-University Graz
Department of Archaeology
University Assistant without doctorate
https://euraxess.ec.europa.eu/jobs/400532
primary: https://jobs.uni-graz.at/en/MB/91/99/4902
Closing date: 15 May 2019

NEW [posted 18 April 2019]
Bologna University
project “RESOLUTION”
Ph D Student in Radiocarbon chronologies of glacial trees from sites in Mediterranean and southeast Europe
https://euraxess.ec.europa.eu/jobs/401035
Closing date: 15 May 2019

[posted 19 March 2019]
University of Southampton
Faculty of Arts and Humanities
PhD Studentship: Honor Frost Foundation Masters and/or Doctoral Awards in Maritime Archaeology
for students from Cyprus, Lebanon, Egypt and Syria
https://www.jobs.ac.uk/job/BQY933/phd-studentship-honor-frost-foundation-masters-and-or-doctoral-awards-in-maritime-archaeology
Closing date: 15 May 2019

[posted 25 March 2019]
Bournemouth University
PhD Studentship: “Performing the Past: participant based experimental archaeology as part of research, education and practice”
https://www.jobs.ac.uk/job/BQZ183/phd-studentship-performing-the-past-participant-based-experimental-archaeology-as-part-of-research-education-and-practice
Closing date: 12 May 2019

NEW [posted 18 April 2019]
University of Bristol
School of Chemistry
PhD Studentship: “Investigating the social drivers of passage tomb construction via organic residue analysis and compound-specific radiocarbon dating”
https://www.jobs.ac.uk/job/BRR338/phd-studentship-investigating-the-social-drivers-of-passage-tomb-construction-via-organic-residue-analysis-and-compound-specific-radiocarbon-dating
Closing date: 10 May 2019

NEW [posted 19 April 2019]
Deutsches Archäologisches Institut (DAI)
Römisch-Germanische Kommission
1) wissenschaftliche Hilfskraft (m/w/d)
im Bereich der Digitalität für Geisteswissenschaften oder in einer vergleichbaren Disziplin; Weiterbildung im Bereich des wissenschaftlichen Forschungsdatenmanagements mit dem Schwerpunkt auf Datenmodellierung.
https://www.dainst.org/karriere/stellenangebote/wissenschaft
2) wissenschaftliche Hilfskraft (m/w/d)
in Prähistorischer oder Provinzialrömischer Archäologie; im Bereich des wissenschaftlichen Forschungsdatenmanagements mit dem Schwerpunkt auf digitalen archäologischen Fund- und Befundaufnahmesystemen.
https://www.dainst.org/karriere/stellenangebote/wissenschaft
Closing date: 9 May 2019

[posted 10 April 2019]
University Museum, University of Bergen
Department of Cultural History
“The Borgund kaupang Project. Life and death of a small town in the pherifery of medieval Europe”
1) PhD Research Fellowship in Medieval Archaeology (AD 1000-1550)
A large share of the artefact finds from the excavations in the Borgund kaupang are slagg, metal working tools and objects of iron. The PhD-project is going to focus on the processing and consumption of iron in Borgund
https://euraxess.ec.europa.eu/jobs/398175
primary: https://www.jobbnorge.no/en/available-jobs/job/168691/phd-position-medieval-archaeology
2) PhD Research Fellowship in Medieval Archaeology (AD 1000-1550)
For the PhD project research trends towards social approaches to material culture are at the core. Soapstone and pottery shall thus be explored as a reflection of lifestyle, social identities and ethnic affiliations, cultural and economic networks on a local, national and international level etc.
https://euraxess.ec.europa.eu/jobs/398173
primary: https://www.jobbnorge.no/en/available-jobs/job/168707/phd-position-medieval-archaeology
Closing date: 8 May 2019

NEW [posted 18 April 2019]
University of Brighton
AHRC Collaborative Doctoral Partnership Studentship Award: “Exhibition Design at the British Museum: Histories and Legacies”
https://www.jobs.ac.uk/job/BRR328/ahrc-collaborative-doctoral-partnership-studentship-award-exhibition-design-at-the-british-museum-histories-and-legacies
Closing date: 7 May 2019

NEW [posted 18 April 2019]
Birkbeck, University of London
Murray Research Studentship in European Art or Architecture of the Middle Ages and Renaissance
https://www.jobs.ac.uk/job/BRS032/the-murray-research-studentship-in-european-art-or-architecture-of-the-middle-ages-and-renaissance
primary: http://www.bbk.ac.uk/student-services/financial-support/murray-studentship
Closing date: 6 May 2019

[posted 6 April 2019]
Kiel University
Cluster of Excellence ROOTS
18 Doctoral Positions
01PhD Doctoral Position: Testing the Neolithic Plant Invasion Hypothesis (NPIH)
02PhD Doctoral Position: Hazards of Neobiota in the Anthropocene
03PhD Doctoral Position: Pollution and contamination in geoarchaeological environments
04PhD Doctoral Position: Identification of hazards in paleoenvironmental archives
05PhD Doctoral Position: Human-reindeer interactions in contemporary and ancient Siberian communities
06PhD Doctoral Position: High-resolution palaeodietary reconstruction and diet-body isotopic spacing
07PhD Doctoral Position: Interfaces of technology in early metal‐using societies
08PhD Doctoral Position: Prehistoric Amber Connectivities
09PhD Doctoral Position: Religion and innovation in the Eastern Mediterranean in the 1st Millennium BCE
10PhD Doctoral Position: Urban Agency and Perception / Medieval History
11PhD Doctoral Position: Urban Agency and Perception / Medieval German Studies or Medieval and Renaissance Romance Literature
12PhD Doctoral Position: Globalisation and connectivity: networks and social inequality
13PhD Doctoral Position: Socio-linguistic methods and material culture
14PhD Doctoral Position: Social structure of prehistoric hunther-gatherer communities in Western Siberia
15PhD Doctoral Position: Early social inequality and early violence
16PhD Doctoral Position: Late Neolithic and Bronze Age conflict and conciliation
17PhD Doctoral Position: Early Iron Age conflict and conciliation
18PhD Doctoral Position: Conflict and Conciliation: Solid State Material Analysis
19PhD Doctoral Position: Historical Materialism and the Anthropocene
https://www2.uni-erfurt.de/pipermail/antike/20190404/002026.html
primary: https://www.jma.uni-kiel.de/en/positions
Closing date: 6 May 2019

[posted 9 April 2019]
University of London
School of Advanced Study & British Museum
PhD Studentship “Understanding the Norman Conquest through the Bayeux Tapestry: analysis, interpretation and reception”
In the context of the proposed loan of the Bayeux Tapestry. Research undertaken by this CDA will lead to a fuller understanding of the relationship between the Bayeux Tapestry and the Norman Conquest, and will also help to guide how the story of the Norman Conquest as told by the Bayeux Tapestry is presented in the proposed exhibitions, both in terms of the exhibition narrative and supporting (educational and curatorial).
https://www.jobs.ac.uk/job/BRL165/phd-studentship-fully-funded-arts-and-humanities-research-council-ahrc
primary: https://www.jobs.london.ac.uk/displayjob.aspx?jobid=1396
Closing date: 3 May 2019

[posted 23 March 2019]
University of East Anglia
“Leather trousers and leopard skin waistcoats: missing objects and endangered material knowledge in the Kalahari”
Contemporary methods of craft production will be used to better understand the making and use of historic objects in the British Museum’s collections.
https://euraxess.ec.europa.eu/jobs/392373
primary: http://www.sru.uea.ac.uk/study/phd-programme/cdp/bm
Closing date: 3 May 2019

[posted 17 February 2019]
UNIVERSITE TOULOUSE 2 JEAN JAURES
«Mapping Ancient Polytheisms. Cult Epithets as an Interface between Religious Systems and Human Agency» (MAP)
Doctoral Position with a PhD project
in the field of History of Ancient Religions. The project will deal with a significant corpus of inscriptions coming from the Greek colonies founded in the East, between Syria and the Indus, and providing evidence on the presence of Greek and non Greek gods.
https://euraxess.ec.europa.eu/jobs/379067
primary: https://map-polytheisms.huma-num.fr/2019/02/map-recruits/?lang=en
Closing date: 30 April 2019

[posted 10 April 2019]
University of Exeter
“The predictability and perils of woolly mammoth hunting during the European Gravettian”
https://www.findaphd.com/phds/project/the-predictability-and-perils-of-woolly-mammoth-hunting-during-the-european-gravettian/?p102075
primary: http://www.exeter.ac.uk/studying/funding/award/?id=3325
Closing date: 29 April 2019

[posted 5 April 2019]
Deutsches Archäologisches Institut (DAI)
Abteilung Istanbul
wissenschaftliche Hilfskraft (m/w/d)
aus dem Bereich der Archäologie Anatoliens
https://www.dainst.org/karriere/stellenangebote/wissenschaft
Closing date: 26 April 2019

[posted 22 March 2019]
ITN “SeaChanges: Thresholds in human exploitation of marine vertebrates”
15 fully-funded PhD studentships
https://sites.google.com/york.ac.uk/seachanges/phd-projects
including
University of Cambridge
“Noise into Signal: Identification Challenges & the Medieval Fishing Revolution”
“Scrimshaw: Unlocking the Cultural and Biological Archive of Sea Mammal Art”
https://euraxess.ec.europa.eu/jobs/392375
primary: http://www.jobs.cam.ac.uk/job/20856/
Closing date: 26 April 2019

[posted 21 March 2019]
Queen’s University Belfast
School of Natural and Built Environment
“Society and the Dead: Geospatial and Statistical analysis of complex cemeteries in early medieval Ireland”
https://www.findaphd.com/phds/project/society-and-the-dead-geospatial-and-statistical-analysis-of-complex-cemeteries-in-early-medieval-ireland/?p108077
primary: https://www.qub.ac.uk/schools/NBE/Research/Studentships/ArchaeologyandPalaeoecologyStudentships/
Closing date: 26 April 2019

[posted 27 February 2019]
University of York
A Collaborative Doctoral Partnership studentship with English Heritage “Making marks, changing values: The contemporary significance of graffiti at historic sites”
https://www.jiscmail.ac.uk/cgi-bin/webadmin?A2=CONTEMP-HIST-ARCH;eb382f9c.1902
primary: https://www.york.ac.uk/archaeology/postgraduate-study/research-postgrads/pgr-fees-funding/2019-engl-her/
Closing date: 26 April 2019

[posted 17 March 2019]
Karl-Franzens-University Graz
doctoral program “Collecting, Organizing and Performing. Knowledge cultures in the 18th century”
Three project positions
research field “Antiquity as topic. Phenomena of change in the 18th century”.
https://euraxess.ec.europa.eu/jobs/389499
primary: https://jobs.uni-graz.at/en/MB/52/99/4793
Closing date: 25 April 2019

[posted 3 April 2019]
Deutsches Archäologisches Institut (DAI)
Römisch-Germanische Kommission
wissenschaftliche Hilfskraft (m/w/d)
Weiterbildung in den Bereichen der wissenschaftlichen Redaktion, der Fundnumismatik, der Digital Humanities und der IT-Sicherheit.
https://www.dainst.org/karriere/stellenangebote/wissenschaft
Closing date: 22 April 2019

EXTENDED [posted 27 February 2019; re-posted 30 March 2019]
University of Bristol
School of Chemistry
PhD studentship in Biogeochemistry: “Investigating the routing of hydrogen from water and feed to ruminant tissues”
The study of modern systems will change our understanding of water use in biochemistry and animal energetics, provide information about animal adaptation to warmer climate. This study will enable the calibration of a novel proxy for the reconstruction of site-based palaeoclimate records using animal fats preserved in archaeological pottery vessels.
https://www.jobs.ac.uk/job/BQN186/phd-studentship-in-biogeochemistry-investigating-the-routing-of-hydrogen-from-water-and-feed-to-ruminant-tissues
Closing date: 21 April 2019 (i.e. extended from 29 March 2019)

Archives:

https://archpostgrad.wordpress.com/2018/01/01/phd-opportunities-in-archaeology-archives-2019/

https://archpostgrad.wordpress.com/2017/01/02/phd-opportunities-in-archaeology-archives-2018/

https://archpostgrad.wordpress.com/2016/01/10/phd-opportunities-in-archaeology-archives-2017/

https://archpostgrad.wordpress.com/2015/01/03/phd-opportunities-in-archaeology-archives-2016/
https://archpostgrad.wordpress.com/2014/01/01/phd-opportunities-in-archaeology-archives-2015/
https://archpostgrad.wordpress.com/2013/12/01/phd-opportunities-in-archaeology-archives-2014/
https://archpostgrad.wordpress.com/2012/12/02/phd-opportunities-in-archaeology-archives-2013/
https://archpostgrad.wordpress.com/2011/08/01/phd-opportunities-in-archaeology-archives/ [2011-2012]

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PhD programmes

This entry includes PhD programmes in humanities and social sciences that may be of interest for those looking for a PhD position in archaeology. Generally, positions on these programmes are advertised once (or twice) a year and require a research project proposal. As a consequence, closing dates are not as tight as PhD positions on specified topics. In addition to PhD programmes, open calls for application to PhD positions in humanities and social sciences that require a research project proposal are also listed here.

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Closing date (in descending order)

NEXT [re-posted 1 April 2019]
Fondazione Lemmermann
Lemmermann Foundation Fellowship for study in Rome
to master’s students and doctoral candidates in order to support their cost of research in the classical studies and humanities. Topic of research must be related to Rome and the Roman culture of any period, from the Pre-Roman period to the present day time.
primary: http://www.lemmermann-foundation.org/
Closing date: 31 March 2020

NEXT [re-posted 2 February 2019]
The American Center for Oriental Research (ACOR)
ACOR FELLOWSHIPS
primary: https://www.acorjordan.org/2019-20-acor-fellowships/
Closing date: 1 February 2020? (annual)

NEXT [re-posted 1 February 2019]
European University Institute
Ph.D. Scholarships
in: Economics; History and Civilization; Law; Political and Social Sciences
primary: https://www.eui.eu/ServicesAndAdmin/AcademicService/DoctoralProgramme
Closing date: 31 January 2020? (annual)

NEXT [re-posted 1 February 2019]
ARTES: Iberian & Latin American Visual Culture Group
1) Artes Coll & Cortés Travel Scholarships
working on any aspect of Spanish, Portuguese or Latin American visual culture before 1800
https://artes-uk.org/2014/01/01/artes-coll-cortes-travel-scholarships/
2) ARTES Coll & Cortés PhD Scholarships for students at a UK University
on any aspect of Spanish, Portuguese or Latin American visual culture before 1800
https://artes-uk.org/2014/01/01/artes-coll-cortes-phd-scholarships/
3) ARTES Coll & Cortés Scholarships for PhD or post-doc students in Spain, Portugal or Latin America
working on any aspect of Spanish, Portuguese or Latin American visual culture before 1800
https://artes-uk.org/2014/01/01/artes-coll-cortes-scholarships-for-phd-or-post-doc-students-in-spain-portugal-or-latin-america/
Closing date: 31 January 2020 (annual)

NEXT [re-posted 6 November 2018]
School for Advanced Research (SAR)
Resident Scholar Fellowships
from the perspective of anthropology or from related fields such as history, sociology, art, and philosophy
primary: https://sarweb.org/scholars/resident/
Closing date: November 2019 (annual = first Monday of November)

NEXT [re-posted 1 November 2018]
Ecole française d’Athènes
Bourses = Research Fellowships
Les candidats doivent être inscrits en Doctorat et poursuivre des recherches nécessitant un séjour en Grèce et se rapportant à l’un des domaines suivants : préhistoire et protohistoire égéenne ; monde hellénique antique, monde hellénique et éventuellement balkanique, médiéval, moderne et contemporain. = Candidates must be enrolled in doctoral studies and be carrying out research that requires them to spend time in Greece, and which is related to one of the following fields: Aegean prehistory and protohistory, the ancient Greek world, and in some cases the Balkan, medieval, modern and contemporary Greek world.
primary: http://www.efa.gr/index.php/fr/formation-a-la-recherche/bourses = https://www.efa.gr/index.php/en/formation-a-la-recherche/bourses/dossier-de-candidature
Closing date: 20 October 2019? (annual)

NEXT [re-posted 1 March 2019]
Scuola Normale Superiore
positions in PhD courses
primary: https://www.sns.it/it/ammissione/phd/come-candidarsi-al-corso-perfezionamento
Closing date: 29 August 2019

NEXT [re-posted 2 April 2019]
Deutsches Archäologisches Institut
Kommission für Alte Geschichte und Epigraphik (München)
Doktorandenstipendien / Doctoral Scholarships [granted by Elise und Annemarie Jacobi-Stiftung & Gerda Henkel Foundation]
for international PhD students
http://www.gerda-henkel-stiftung.de/kommission-fuer-alte-geschichte-und-epigraphik-des-deutschen-archaeologischen-instituts-muenchen?page_id=74890 & http://www.dainst.org/karriere/stipendien/stipendien-aek
Closing date: 1 July 2019 (next closing dates: 1 October 2019, 1 January 2020, 1 April 2020)

[posted 31 March 2019]
Dublin City University
School of History and Geography
PhD Studentships in History and Geography
https://www.jobs.ac.uk/job/BRD072/phd-studentships-in-history-and-geography
Closing date: 27 May 2019

NEW [posted 20 April 2019]
Groningen University
3 PhD positions in the Institute for the Study of Culture
primary: https://www.rug.nl/about-us/work-with-us/job-opportunities/overview?details=00347-02S00071BP
Closing date: 26 May 2019

[posted 19 March 2019]
University of Greenwich
Faculty of Liberal Arts and Sciences
MPhil/PhD Scholarship: History Research Group
https://www.jobs.ac.uk/job/BQZ358/mphil-phd-scholarship-history-research-group
Closing date: 20 May 2019

[posted 10 April 2019]
Kingston University
PhD studentships
https://www.jobs.ac.uk/job/BRL723/phd-studentships
primary: https://www.kingston.ac.uk/research/research-degrees/funding/phd-studentships-2019/
Closing date: 19 May 2019

[posted 23 March 2019]
University of Münster
Cluster of Excellence “Religion and Politics. Dynamics of Tradition and Innovation“
up to three PhD Positions
connecting to the research field of “transcultural entanglement and disentanglement” (preferentially with a focus on the regions of the Atlantic or Indian Oceans). Disciplines involved include history, political science, sociology, Catholic and Protestant theology, law, Islamic studies and theology, Jewish studies, Egyptology, classical and early Christian archaeology, philosophy, philology, art history, and ethnology.
https://www.myscience.org/jobs/id1009202-phd_positions_at_the_cluster_of_excellence_religion_and_politics_dynamics_of_tradition_and_innovation-westfaelische_wilhelms-universitaet_muenster = https://www.myscience.org/jobs/id1011187-phd_positions_at_the_interdisciplinary_cluster_of_excellence_religion_and_politics_dynamics_of_tradition_and_innovation-westfaelische_wilhelms-universitaet_muenster
primary: https://www.uni-muenster.de/Rektorat/Stellen/ausschreibungen/st_20192203_sk3.html = https://www.uni-muenster.de/Rektorat/Stellen/ausschreibungen/st_20192703_sk3.html
Closing date: 19 May 2019

[posted 7 April 2019]
Università degli Studi di Trento
PhD positions in the Doctoral Programme in “European Cultures. Environment, Contexts, Histories, Arts, Ideas” 35th cycle
Specialized curricula, including Cultural Heritage
https://euraxess.ec.europa.eu/jobs/397483
primary: https://www.unitn.it/ateneo/1618/concorso-di-ammissione
Closing date: 16 May 2019

[posted 13 April 2019]
Paris Seine Graduate School “Humanités, Création et Patrimoine”
Doctorat par le projet
https://respatrimoni.wordpress.com/2019/04/05/education-eur-humanites-creation-patrimoine-second-appel-a-candidatures-doctorat-par-le-projet/
primary: https://www.u-cergy.fr/fr/recherche-et-valorisation/ied/eur-humanites-creation-et-patrimoine.html
Closing date: 10 May 2019

[posted 29 March 2019]
Society of Architectural Historians of Great Britain
PhD Funding 2019
from anyone who has already been accepted by a UK university department
https://www.jobs.ac.uk/job/BRB413/phd-funding-2019
primary: https://www.sahgb.org.uk/sahgbphd.html
Closing date: 10 May 2019

[posted 26 February 2019]
Università degli Studi di Torino
PhD “Technology Driven Sciences: Technologies for Cultural Heritage (Tech4Culture)”
new doctoral programme in “Heritage Sciences”
Second Call for Applications to the Tech4Culture PhD Programme offers up to 10 fellowships for transnational incoming early stage researchers.
https://euraxess.ec.europa.eu/jobs/284730
primary: https://tech4culture.unito.it/calls-for-application/
Closing date: 7 May 2019

[posted 19 March 2019]
University of Basel
eikones Graduate School at the Center for the Theory and History of the Image
5 PhD Fellowships
In the fields of history, art history, musicology, philosophy, German literature, architectural history, English, media studies, and Egyptology.
https://www.myscience.org/jobs/id1007393-call_for_applications_for_5_phd_fellowships-university_of_basel
primary: http://direktlink.prospective.ch/?view=a0a82292-c687-4e77-8531-db8141a71429
Closing date: 6 May 2019

[posted 27 February 2019]
Johannes Gutenberg University Mainz
Research Training Group 1876 “Early Concepts of Humans and Nature: Universal, Specific, Interchanged”
6 doctoral positions
The Research Training Group is directed by scholars from the fields of Egyptology, Ancient Near Eastern Studies, Pre- and Protohistorical Archaeology (Pleistocene Archaeology), Near Eastern Archaeology, Classical Archaeology, Classics (Greek and Latin), Byzantine Studies and Medieval German Studies.
https://www.mommsen-gesellschaft.de/stellenangebote
primary: https://www.blogs.uni-mainz.de/fb07-grk-man-nature/ & https://www.blogs.uni-mainz.de/fb07-grk-man-nature/files/2019/02/CALL_GRK1876_-2019_eng.pdf
Closing date: 1 May 2019

[posted 5 April 2019]
University College Dublin
The College of Arts and Humanities
PhD Studentships
including “Writing Poetry in the Stars: Intersections of Science and Literature in Anglo-Saxon England”
https://www.jobs.ac.uk/job/BRI922/phd-studentships
primary: https://www.ucd.ie/artshumanities/newsandevents/fivenewphdscholarships/#d.en.442701
Closing date: 30 April 2019

[posted 3 April 2019]
ResEFE
cinq contrats doctoraux 2019-2022
cinq Écoles françaises à l’étranger (EFE) : École française d’Athènes, École française de Rome, Institut français d’Archéologie orientale du Caire, École française d’Extrême-Orient, Casa de Velázquez (École des hautes études hispaniques et ibériques)
http://www.resefe.fr/node/499
Closing date: 30 April 2019

[posted 16 January 2019]
University of London
Institute of Historical Research
IHR Doctoral Fellowships
https://www.jobs.ac.uk/job/BPN860/ihr-doctoral-fellowships-rhs-scouloudi-thornley
primary: https://www.history.ac.uk/fellowships/ihr-doctoral-fellowships-rhs-scouloudi-thornley
Closing date: 30 April 2019

[posted 7 February 2019]
University of Exeter
College of Humanities
PhD Studentship: “Public Renaissance: Urban Cultures of Public Space in Early Modern Italy” (PhD Studentship – Art History and Visual Culture)
https://www.jobs.ac.uk/job/BQA777/phd-studentship-public-renaissance-urban-cultures-of-public-space-in-early-modern-italy-phd-studentship-art-history-and-visual-culture
primary: http://www.exeter.ac.uk/studying/funding/award/?id=3464
Closing date: 29 April 2019

[posted 31 March 2019]
University of Agder
Faculty of Humanities and Education
Twelve PhD Research Fellows
https://www.jobbnorge.no/en/available-jobs/job/167438/twelve-phd-research-fellows
Closing date: 25 April 2019

EXTENDED [posted 1 March 2019; re-posted 15 April 2019]
University of Bergen
Department of Archaeology, History, Cultural Studies and Religion
up to five PhD fellowships
https://euraxess.ec.europa.eu/jobs/384262
primary: https://www.jobbnorge.no/en/available-jobs/job/165881/inntil-fem-opne-stipendiatstillingar
Closing date: 23 April 2019 (i.e. extended from 14 April 2019)

[posted 3 February 2019]
IMT School for Advanced Studies Lucca
2019/20 PhD programs
32 Scholarships
two doctoral Programs that integrate scientific competences of economics, engineering, computer science, neuroscience and behavioral psychology, physics, applied mathematics, statistics, history and sciences of cultural heritage.
https://euraxess.ec.europa.eu/jobs/376041
primary: https://www.imtlucca.it/en/programma-dottorato/ammissione/procedure
Closing date: 23 April 2019

Archives:

https://archpostgrad.wordpress.com/2018/01/01/phd-programmes-archives-2019/

https://archpostgrad.wordpress.com/2017/01/02/phd-programmes-archives-2018/

https://archpostgrad.wordpress.com/2016/01/10/phd-programmes-archives-2017/

https://archpostgrad.wordpress.com/2015/01/03/phd-programmes-archives-2016/
https://archpostgrad.wordpress.com/2014/01/01/phd-programmes-archives-2015/
https://archpostgrad.wordpress.com/2013/12/01/phd-programmes-archives-2014/
https://archpostgrad.wordpress.com/2012/12/04/phd-programmes-archives-2013/
https://archpostgrad.wordpress.com/2011/08/01/phd-programmes-archives/ [2011-2012]

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