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Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology, Leipzig, Germany


The Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology, Leipzig (Germany) invites applications for a junior research position in Palaeolithic Archaeology at its new Department of Human Evolution. Within a multidisciplinary environment, the department is dedicated to Paleoanthropology in its broadest interpretation, with three groups of scientists represented: human paleontologists, Paleolithic archaeologists, and archaeological scientists/geochronologists.

Two postdoctoral Fellowships in Paleolithic archaeology are also available. The candidates should demonstrate research excellence and be able to contribute to research on the sites that the Department will excavate. Lithic microwear and zooarchaeology are areas of particular interest, but researchers in other sub-fields will be considered.

For further information please contact the Director of the Department of Human Evolution, Professor Jean-Jacques Hublin (e-mail hublin@eva.mpg.de). Applications including a covering letter, curriculum vitae, list of publications, reprints of selected publications, a short statement of research interests, and the names of three referees should be sent to Professor J. J. Hublin, Department of Human Evolution, Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology, Deutscher Platz 6, D-04103 Leipzig (Germany).

Candidates should ask references to send supporting letters to the same address. Screening of applications will begin on 1 March, and will continue until a suitable candidate is found.

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Cambridge University Reporter 28 January 2004
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