Deadline: 31 May 2011
Open to: holders of a master degree in archaeometallurgy, archaeology, or an otherwise appropriate subject area
Fellowship: covers UK/EU tuition fees and a monthly salary for three years
This research fellowship (equivalent to PhD research) focuses on identifying and interpreting patterns in copper alloy composition used from the Bronze Age up to the Medieval period in the eastern Mediterranean, looking at geographical preferences as well as changes over time. The title of the Research project is “A study of the use of copper alloys through time in the Eastern Mediterranean”.
Eligible applicants for this Fellowship must by highly numerate and, at the start of the fellowship (1 October 2011), be in possession of a Master degree (MA/MSc) or equivalent in the field of archaeometallurgy, or archaeology, or an otherwise appropriate subject area (maths, geology, materials science).
Applicants must send:
* completed application form
* covering letter including a statement concerning their eligibility for this fellowship
* transcripts of relevant studies and – where appropriate – a letter from their course coordinator predicting the expected degree result
* two reference letters, sent directly by the referees to [email protected]
* research proposal
All application documents should be sent in hard copy to Lisa Daniel, UCL Institute of Archaeology, 31-34 Gordon Square, London WC1H 0PY, UK, with the indication NARNIA ESR05 written on the envelope.
The fellowship covers UK/EU tuition fees and a monthly salary for three years in line with the FP7-PEOPLE2010-ITN. The annual salary is approximately £25,000 per year before tax and national insurance deductions. A higher rate is payable for fellows with dependent children.
Maria Dikomitou (email: [email protected], tel. 00357-22893574).