Postdoctoral Opportunity Posting # 1111

Contact Information
Dr. Jade d Alpoim Guedes


About the Position
Postdoctoral Fellowship in Old World Archaeobotany

Scripps Institution of Oceanography, Social Sciences

Anthropology, SIO-wide

The Department of Anthropology and Scripps Institute of Oceanography are currently advertising a position for a Postdoctoral Fellow in Old World Archaeobotany. The fellow will work in collaboration with Dr. d’Alpoim Guedes (UCSD Anthropology and Scripps Institute of Oceanography) and Dr. Steven Weber (Washington State University) to analyze material from Indus civilization sites at the newly established Paleoethnobotany Laboratory at UC San Diego. Applicants should demonstrate a strong familiarity with Old World plant remains as well as strong writing and quantitative skills. Applications from archaeobotanists specializing in any area of the old world will be considered, however individuals who specialize in South Asian archaeobotany are particularly welcome to apply.

This appointment offers the possibility to be involved in cutting edge cross-disciplinary research in environmental archaeology and earth and planetary science.

The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, age, protected veteran status, gender identity or sexual orientation. For the complete University of California nondiscrimination and affirmative action policy see: 

The successful candidate must have completed his/her PhD at the time of appointment.

Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience and based on UC San Diego salary scales.

12 months

To apply please include a:

1.) Cover letter that describes your research, interests and experience in old world archaeobotany, indicating topic(s) of interest

2.) CV

3.) Names of 3 referees (please make sure that your referees submit letters of reference by the deadline).

Applicants should send materials to Dr. Jade d’Alpoim Guedes at

Review of applications will commence on April 15, 2017.
About the Listing
Open until filled