Saturday, 21 January 2012

Lecturer Archaeozoology (1,0 fte)

Specificaties - (uitleg)
FunctietypesResearch, Development, Innovation
Uren38.0 uren per week
Salarismaximaal € 4970
Werk-/denkniveauUniversity Graduate
Solliciteer binnen 29 dagen op deze vacature


The objective of the position is to teach and conduct research in the field of archaeozoology, with a focus on the archaeozoology of Northwestern Europe. Important fields of archaeozoological study at the University of Groningen are the archaeozoology of the terpen area in the Northern Netherlands region, that of other wetlands in The Netherlands and that in the Mediterranean area, in period ranging from the Mesolithic through the (Post-)Middle Ages. Teaching takes place at the department of archaeology (Ba and Ma Archaeology) and at the Researchmaster (Art History & Archaeology), while the research is carried out within the Groningen Institute of Archaeology (GIA). The supervision of undergraduate, graduate and PhD students plays an important part in the position. In addition, the duties of the lecturer also include participation in institute work groups and committees (management and administration). The lecturer will be member of the chair of Pre- and Protohistory of Northwestern Europe.


- a completed PhD in the field of archaeozoology of Northwestern Europe. Affinity with the Mediterranean area and/or the Arctics is a plus
- affinity with ecological as well as cultural archaeology, anthropology and multidisciplinary research
- thorough knowledge and understanding of archaeozoology, expressed by proven research results, supported by a list of publications
- fieldwork experience
- experience with various teaching methods and working with students of different levels
- excellent organizational qualities and communication skills
- good knowledge of English
- good knowledge of Dutch, or willingness to learn Dutch within two years
- living in or near Groningen or willing to move to or near Groningen within two years.


The University of Groningen offers a salary dependent on qualifications and work experience with a minimum of € 3,195 (salary scale 11) till a maximum of € 4,970 (salary scale 12) gross per month for a full-time position. The appointment will be for a period of two years, with the prospect of appointment for an indefinite period. This will be determined based on an appraisal, which will be made within two years.

Date of entry into employment: to be agreed upon.

A short lecture is part of the selection procedure.

We would like to receive your letter of application including a curriculum vitae and list of publications before February 19th, 2012 24:00 CET.


Faculty of Arts
The Faculty of Arts is a large and dynamic faculty in the heart of the city of Groningen. Over 5,000 students and 700 members of staff are working at the frontiers of knowledge every day. With 19 Bachelor's degree programmes and more than 35 Master's degree programmes, the faculty focuses on the study of the languages, cultures and history of Europe, the Mediterranean area and the North American continent. Special attention is paid to the language, culture and history of The Netherlands and particularly the Northern Netherlands region. The faculty organizes a large number of interdisciplinary programmes. Research at the Faculty of Arts is highly regarded in the various academic fields.

The Department of Archaeology/Groningen Institute of Archaeology
Archaeology is organized within four chairs: Arctic studies, Classical and Mediterranean archaeology, Greek Archaeology and Prehistory and Protohistory of Northwestern Europe. The chairs of archaeology participate in the department of archaeology (teaching) and GIA (research). Characteristic of both the research and educational program is the focus on natural sciences within archaeology. The Department of Archaeology/Groningen Institute of Archaeology has a large archaeozoological reference, which is maintained by a technical employee, who also assists in the archaezoological teaching and research.

Additionele informatie

Prof. D.C.M. Raemaekers (Chair)
            +31 50 3636723      ,

Dr W. Prummel (Archaeozoology)
            +31 50 363 6732      ,

No comments: