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PhD position at UCL "Climate change and the future of European heritage" 29 mai 2017

The position is available for an immediate start, funded for up to 36 months, but not extending beyond the project end date of 31 October 2020

PhD position at UCL "Climate change and the future of European heritage"
The successful candidate will be based in the UCL Institute of Archaeology and work on the ESR2 "Climate change and the future of European heritage" project. This comparative project will explore responses to climate change in relation to specific national and international initiatives across natural and cultural heritage management agencies which attempt to engage with issues raised by climate change and future ecological forecasting, comparing and exploring ways in which they might be better integrated. 

Key Requirements
At the time the appointment is made, in order to qualify as a Marie Sklodowska-Curie Action Trainee (EU Early Stage Researcher), candidates must have under four years (full-time equivalent) research experience and not yet have been awarded a doctoral degree. This is measured from the date when they obtained the Master's degree which would formally entitle them to embark on a doctorate. The candidates should not have spent more than 12 months in the United Kingdom in the 3 years immediately prior to the recruitment date.

Please note that the ESR Fellowships only cover the fee levels for EU citizens, not those for students from outside the EU. Further information on fees can be found here . Applicants should ensure that they are eligible for UK/EU equivalent fee levels prior to applying for the position.

Candidates must hold a Master's degree with an overall grade of 70% or better, with at least 70% for the dissertation, in Archaeology, Anthropology, Geography, Heritage or Museum Studies (or in an equivalent field). They must also have familiarity with the study of, or work experience in the heritage and/or museum sector and demonstrated interest in comparative approaches to the study of heritage and in both "natural" and "cultural" heritage. Familiarity with the use of ethnographic research methods is essential.

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