Post-doctoral position in Luminescence Dating

The luminescence dating laboratory of the IRAMAT-CRP2A institute located in Pessac, near Bordeaux (France), is one of the three partners of the LaScArBx (Labex Sciences Archéologiques de Bordeaux).

This laboratory is involved in the development of physical methods aimed at characterizing and dating archeological materials. Its luminescence dating group is participating to a continuously growing number of archaeological projects, many of them being conducted in collaboration with its two LaScArBx laboratory partners: Ausonius and PACEA.

Duration - Job statuts

The position is for one-year, renewable twice. Starting date is 1st February 2014. Full time position financially supported by the Labex Sciences Archéologiques de Bordeaux (LaScArBx).


The successful applicant will be involved in the dating and methodological research programs developed by the scholars of the luminescence dating group.

Profile of applicant

The applicant must have a PhD degree and a good experience in luminescence dating of either quartz or feldspars, as well as in the associated dosimetry. A post-doctoral experience would be appreciated but is not of compulsory nature.

Research labs involve

Institut de Recherche sur les ArchéoMatériaux (IRAMAT)
Centre de Recherche en Physique Appliquée à l'Archéologie (CRP2A)
Esplanade des Antilles
33600 PESSAC

Procedure for application

The application (detailed curiculum vitae + letter in support of application) must be sent before the 1st december 2013 to  : Sylvie Maleret, LaScArBx manager), and copy to Dr. Norbert Mercier, head of the luminescence dating group) and Dr. Pierre Guibert, head of the host laboratory.