New vacancies: two Part-time Research Assistants in Palaeoanthropology/Primatology

Two vacancies have just been advertised for Part-Time Research Assistants in Palaeoanthropology and Primatology. Please find the details below.


The School of Anthropology and Museum Ethnography

PART-TIME RESEARCH ASSISTANT - PALAEOANTHROPOLOGY/PRIMATOLOGY

Grade 6: £27,629 p.a. (pro rata)

Vacancy ID 128000

The Institute of Cognitive and Evolutionary Anthropology (ICEA) has an exciting opportunity for a part-time (9 hours per week) Research Assistant on a fixed-term basis for 1 year. This post is supported by funds from The Leverhulme Trust to contribute to interdisciplinary projects in the new Primate Models for Behavioural Evolution Lab directed by Dr Susana Carvalho. You will provide expert knowledge in data analysis, management and processing using R, GIS and be expected to contribute to the formulation and submission of research publications.

We are looking for someone with a first degree in biological anthropology, biological sciences, archaeological sciences, statistics, or a relevant area, together with some appropriate experience and specialist knowledge, and the ability to follow and adapt methodologies. You must be able to manage own activities and have excellent communication skills, including the ability to write text that can be published and present data at conferences.

The closing date for applications is 12.00 noon on 20 April 2017.

Further information and details on how to apply


The School of Anthropology and Museum Ethnography

PART-TIME RESEARCH ASSISTANT - PALAEOANTHROPOLOGY/PRIMATOLOGY

Grade 6: £27,629 p.a. (pro rata)

Vacancy ID 128001

The Institute of Cognitive and Evolutionary Anthropology (ICEA) has an exciting opportunity for a part-time Research Assistant on a fixed-term basis for 1 year. The job requires a period of fieldwork in Africa, Mozambique, from July to September 2017 (full-time), then 9 hours per week. This post is supported by funds from The John Fell Fund to contribute to the Paleo-Primate Project Gorongosa, based in the new Primate Models for Behavioural Evolution Lab, directed by Dr Susana Carvalho. You will assist in field data collection, using both primatological and archaeological/palaeoanthropological methods/techniques.

We are looking for someone with a first degree in biological anthropology, biological sciences, archaeological sciences, statistics, or a relevant area, together with some expert knowledge in data analysis, management and processing using R, GIS, and the ability to follow and adapt methodologies. You must be able to manage own activities and have excellent communication skills, including the ability to write text that can be published and present data at conferences.

The closing date for applications is 12.00 noon on Thursday 20 April 2017.

Further information and details on how to apply

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