Applicants must have a PhD in Archaeology or cognate fields. Experience of archaebotany and/or zooarchaeology is essential, including the application of complementary scientific techniques such as stable isotope analysis, Proteomics or ZooMS. Knowledge of lipids analysis and/or aDNA of plants/animals will be an added advantage. The Great Zimbabwe project rethinks the urban landscape focusing on the role of plant and animal economies on everyday life at this capital. The primary role of the PDRA will be to study plant and/or animal remains from Great Zimbabwe to explore farming practices and/or animal management. A demonstrated track record of publications in top journals is desirable, as is experience working in bioarchaeology. Experience in African archaeology is desirable but not essential.
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