Salary Grade 7: £30,594 to £35,469 p.a.
Appointment to be made at the lower end of the scale
Fixed Term Contract for 4 years from January 2010 to December 2013
A post-doctoral researcher is required for the project Mint condition: coinage and the development of technological, economic and social networks in the Mediterranean, directed by Professor Colin Haselgrove. The project will run for four years from 1 January 2010 and forms part of a wider programme funded by The Leverhulme Trust, Tracing Networks: Craft Traditions in the Ancient Mediterranean and Beyond. The successful candidate will conduct research into the nature and context of coin use at selected sites in the Mediterranean world and beyond, and will be responsible for writing up the research in the light of other relevant studies for the project monograph and conference papers. The post holder will be based at the School of Archaeology and Ancient History, University of Leicester.
The successful candidate will have a PhD in archaeology or ancient history and be able to demonstrate extensive knowledge of the Graeco-Roman world, including its coinages, in the first millennium BC. The post holder will work closely with others collaborators in the Tracing Networks programme at Leicester and elsewhere.
Informal enquiries are welcome and may be made to Prof. Colin Haselgrove (firstname.lastname@example.org; to the Tracing Networks project co-ordinator, Dr Katharina Rebay-Salisbury (email@example.com; +44 (0) 116 252 2101).
For further information and to apply on-line, please visit our website: http://www2.le.ac.uk/offices/personnel
Closing Date: 30 October 2009
Interview Date: 1 December 2009
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