Applicants with a specialization in Southeast Asia are particularly welcome. Closing date: 28 Feb 2020.
We are building upon our strengths by appointing a talented and ambitious Assistant Professor in Zooarchaeology. Expanding our current research and teaching strengths in archaeological science, the new postholder will develop world-class research and teaching in the fields of zooarchaeology and environmental archaeology. We welcome applications from those with active laboratory/field-based collaborative projects that address fundamental archaeological research questions in any part of the world, and we are particularly eager to hear from applicants capable of directing research on the zooarchaeology of East and South East Asia and Africa.
The successful candidate will pursue research that is world leading in terms of originality, significance and rigour, commensurate with the Department of Archaeology’s continuing emphasis on international excellence, and demonstrated by outstanding publications. They will bring experience and ambition in terms of seeking out national and international funding opportunities and develop research impact beyond the Institution. They will develop and pursue international research collaborations to further enhance the Department’s global reputation in archaeological science. They will also help develop our vibrant research postgraduate community, by attracting students of exceptional calibre from Britain and abroad to study with us at Durham.