FELLOW, POST DOCTORAL
Job Title: FELLOW, POST DOCTORAL
Full/Part Time: Full-Time
Job ID: 35401
Job Description The Archaeometry Lab at the University of Missouri Research Reactor (MURR) seeks to recruit a postdoctoral fellow specializing in compositional analysis of lithics, ochre/earth pigments, rock art, ceramics, glass, or other archaeological materials. Regional interest and materials specialization are open. The Archaeometry Lab is a world leader in provenance studies, with in-house facilities for neutron activation analysis (NAA), mass spectrometry instrumentation (LA-ICP-MS/OES, MC-ICP-MS), and X-ray fluorescence (XRF), as well as access to Raman spectroscopy and Electron Microscopy through partner departments at the University of Missouri. Prospective candidates will submit proposals for independent research projects with a strong rationale for using one or more of the supported methods. Training will be provided where necessary.
The candidate must have a Ph.D. in hand by the start of the appointment.Application Materials -A cover letter-A full CV-A proposal (max. 5 pages) outlining your intended program of research. The proposal should overview the main archaeological questions and analytical goals, samples to be analyzed, and include a statement on why the Archaeometry Lab is the ideal location to conduct the project.-Names, affiliation, and email contact information for two references (reference letters will only be requested at the shortlist stage).Benefit Eligibility
This position is eligible for University benefits. The University offers a comprehensive benefits package, including medical, dental and vision plans, retirement, and educational fee discounts. For additional information on University benefits, please visit the Faculty & Staff Benefits website at http://www.umsystem.edu/totalrewards/benefits
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