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Postdoc position on Network analysis and modelling for ERC project PALEODEM

last modified Jul 27, 2018 03:25 PM

This postdoc fellowship is part of the project PALEODEM, Late Glacial and Postglacial Population History and Cultural Transmission in Iberia (c.15,000-8000 cal BP) – ERC Consolidator Grant Grant 2015 Ref. 683018 (PI: Javier Fernández-López de Pablo).
PALEODEM aims to investigate the interplay between human demography and cultural transmission processes from the Late Magdalenian to the Late Mesolithic in the Iberian Peninsula, using a novel multi-scale methodological approach.
The researcher will analyse spatio-temporal networks and perform computational experiments to study on and of network dynamics. He / she will work with Dr. Sergi Lozano and the rest of COMPATHEVOL (COMplex PATHs in Human EVOLution), a highly multidisciplinary research team devoted to the quantitative study of the Human Past.

We seek highly motivated candidates with a PhD thesis in Network Science, who:
  *   have experience in the application of network methods to empirical case studies;
  *   have knowledge about analysis of spatial and temporal networks
  *   have affinity with, or willingness to learn about Prehistoric Archaeology and anthropological theories;
  *   have strong programming skills;
  *   are proficient in English;

For more details on the position and application process:
Informal inquiries should be sent to

Application deadline: 31st August