We are looking for a highly motivated and dynamic Assistant professor/Postdoctoral researcher specializing in ancient human genomics to join the Schroeder group in the Section for Molecular Ecology and Evolution at the Globe Institute, University of Copenhagen. The AlpGen project aims to explore the population history of the lake settlements that existed in and around the Alps from around 4,000 to 600 BCE. The Alpine Lake settlements, with their spectacularly preserved wooden and other organic artefacts, represent some of the most important archaeological archives of human prehistory. The AlpGen project will shed new light on these communities using cutting-edge biomolecular methods, including ancient DNA and ancient protein analyses. You will join a multi-disciplinary research team as part of the AlpGen ERC Consolidator Project. Your main task will be to help generate and analyse ancient human genome-wide data from archaeological samples from lake dwellings in and around the Alps in order to address long-standing research questions regarding the demographic history of the region and its connections to wider prehistoric Europe.
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