A fellowship for an outstanding doctoral candidate in geoarcheology at The Hebrew University of Jerusalem

The ERC-funded project, Transcause: Investigating Pleistocene population dynamics in the Southern Caucasus under the directorship of Dr. Ariel Malinsky-Buller is offering a four-year doctoral scholarship at The Hebrew University of Jerusalem beginning October 2021 or as soon as possible. The successful applicant will develop a geoarchaeological study of Paleolithic cave sites in Armenia aimed at identifying microscopic residues of human activities and position them within a wider paleoenvironmental and ecological framework. The project includes two months of fieldwork in Armenia every year followed by laboratory analysis that will include sedimentological analysis with emphasis on micromorphology and phytolith analysis, to be co-supervised by Dr. S. Gur-Arieh and Dr. D. Friesem, University of Haifa. Candidates with a background in geological/physical geography and/or archaeological sciences are encouraged to apply. Please provide the following to ariel.buller@mail.huji.ac.il until 01/03/2021:

  1. CV including relevant courses
  2. Professional experience in the field, laboratory, etc.
  3. A pdf copy of your M.A research project

Suitable candidates will be invited to an interview (or by ZOOM).

For more details or questions about the Transcause project see https://www.researchgate.net/project/TransCuase-Investigating-Pleistocene-population-dynamics-in-the-Southern-Caucasus and/or send an email Dr. Ariel Malinsky-Buller at the Institute of Archaeology, The Hebrew University Mt. Scopus, Jerusalem 91905, Israel (ariel.buller@mail.huji.ac.il ).

posted: 12 January 2021     Please mention EARTHWORKS when responding to this advertisement.