Postdoct Position in Archaeological Genetics at Christian-Albrechts-Univ Ki

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Postdoct Position in Archaeological Genetics at Christian-Albrechts-Univ Ki

Postdoct Position in Archaeological Genetics at Christian-Albrechts-Univ Kiel, Germany
The Graduate School “Human Development in Landscapes” at the Christian-Albrechts-University in Kiel, Germany, which has been established as part of the DFG-Excellence Initiative, invites an application for a full-time postdoctoral position. We are seeking an energetic and highly motivated postdoctoral fellow to conduct world-class research in the field of archaeological genetics.
Prerequisite is a Ph.D. in a discipline relevant for the project. An interest in archaeological questions is welcomed. Preference will be given to individuals with a solid publication record.
The successful candidate should have broad experience in (human) genetics. A strong background in molecular genetic methods (STR and SNP genotyping, DNA sequencing) and data analysis is essential. The position involves research in ancient DNA and evolutionary medicine.
The applicant is expected to participate in the supervision of PhD students and in teaching. The candi-date will be involved in the development of the doctoral program of the Graduate School that provides an international and stimulating atmosphere for research into the interaction of humans and their envi-ronment. The position will be part of cluster 3 “mobility, innovation and change”.
Women with equivalent qualifications, competence and expertise will be given preference. The University therefore strongly encourages women with appropriate qualifications to apply for the position. The University supports the employment of disabled persons. Persons with disabilities will, with appropriate qualifications and aptitudes, be employed preferentially.
The initial contract is for two years. The salary will be at the level of TV-L 13. The position is assigned to the Medical Faculty.
To apply, submit a covering letter, a detailed CV, two letters of recommendation, certificates of degrees and copies of up to three selected relevant publications. Applications should be sent till 29th of October, 2010 to:
Prof. Dr. Johannes Müller,
Graduate School “Human Development in Landscapes”,
Christian-Albrechts-University,
Olshausenstr. 40, 24098 Kiel, Germany