Postdoctoral Researcher in Cultural Ecology

Bournemouth University
Bournemouth, United Kingdom
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Bournemouth University’s vision is worldwide recognition as a leading university for inspiring learning, advancing knowledge and enriching society through the fusion of education, research and practice. Our highly skilled and creative workforce is comprised of individuals drawn from a broad cross section of the globe, who reflect a variety of backgrounds, talents, perspectives and experiences that help to build our global learning community.

We are looking to appoint a team of researchers with complementary skills and experience in archaeology, palaeo-ecology and palaeo-climatology to become part of our newly created Institute for the Modelling of Socio-Environmental Transitions (IMSET).  Candidates should have an interest in analysing the relationships between human societies and changing environments and should also be interested in applying this understanding to address contemporary environmental issues, such as adaptation to climate change. Individuals with strong analytical or modelling skills are particularly encouraged to apply.

Please note, this post is externally funded for 60 months.

Please address any enquiries regarding the post to Dr Emma Jenkins on 01202 9 68184 or email 

A detailed job description and person specification are available from our website together with an online application form.  Alternatively, please telephone 01202 961133 (24 hour answer phone) quoting the appropriate reference (FST314). 

BU values and is committed to an inclusive working environment.  We seek a diverse community through attracting, developing and retaining staff from different backgrounds to contribute to inspirational learning, advancing knowledge and enriching society.  To support and enable our staff to achieve a balance between work and their personal lives, we will also consider proposals for flexible working or job share arrangements.