Research Fellow - Southern Pacific Archaeological Research-1901704
SOUTHERN PACIFIC ARCHAEOLOGICAL RESEARCH
SCHOOL OF SOCIAL SCIENCES
Southern Pacific Archaeological Research (SPAR) is a research unit within the Archaeology Programme at the University of Otago. SPAR staff undertake research and consulting work in the fields of archaeology and cultural heritage management in New Zealand and the South Pacific. Based in the Archaeology Programme, we have access to world class research facilities which support specialised analysis of artefacts, fauna, lithics, sediments, and aDNA. SPAR has research partnerships with government, not for profit groups, Māori organisations, heritage management agencies, and Pacific Island communities and governments.
We are looking for a Research Fellow to manage, coordinate and provide leadership for SPAR consultancy services. In addition, this role will contribute to SPAR’s research programme through intellectual engagement with contemporary issues in New Zealand and Pacific archaeology. The successful candidate will maintain a strong publication profile that will enhance SPAR’s position as a leading research unit in New Zealand and Pacific archaeology and heritage management.
In this position you will be required to have the ability to regularly work off campus outside normal work hours and often in remote locations.
Your skills and experience
To be successful in this role, you will have a PhD or equivalent with a focus on pre-contact New Zealand or Pacific archaeology, and meet the criteria for Section 45 approval by Heritage New Zealand Pouhere Taonga.
It is also expected that you will have:
• An active research portfolio as evidenced by quality publications;
• Experience in leading field teams;
• Experience working with indigenous communities as well as an appreciation and respect for tikanga Māori and matauranga Māori;
• The ability to work autonomously and with limited face-to-face supervision;
• The ability to work with researchers from diverse ethnic backgrounds including Māori and Pacific peoples;
• A current full driver’s license and first aid training certificate;
• Experience in establishing and maintaining excellent communication with a wide range of individuals; and
• A strong commitment to developing collaborative working relationships with colleagues, students and external stakeholders.
This is a full-time, permanent position.
If you are looking for an exciting new opportunity and would like to learn more about joining our team, then please email Dr Karen Greig (via the email address below) to arrange a time for a confidential discussion.
To submit your application (including CV and cover letter) please click the apply button below. Applications quoting reference number 1901704 will close on Sunday, 08 September 2019.
Contact: Dr Karen Greig
Position details: Information Statement
Guidelines for Academic Positions: Guidelines
Further Information: Department Website
Create an email with a link to this vacancy: Create email
Location: About Dunedin
SOUTHERN PACIFIC ARCHAEOLOGICAL RESEARCH
Salary Level and Range
Lecturer / Research Fellow ($80,406 to $96,167)
Ph D Fellow In Sámi Archeology, UiT The Arctic University of Norway, Norway, 22 days ago
The position A PhD position is available at the Department of Archaeology, History, Religious Studies and Theology , Faculty of Humanities Social Sciences . The PhD Fellow will have its daily work...
University Assistant (Prae Doc), Faculty of Protestant Theology, Austria, 20 days ago
At the Department of Old Testament Studies and Biblical Archeology at the Faculty of Protestant Theology of the University of Vienna a position of a prae-doc is vacant as from Sept. 1st, 2020. Int...
Postdoc Researcher: Neandertal Legacy, Leiden University, Netherlands, about 17 hours ago
7 more days to apply The Department of World Archaeology of the Faculty of Archaeology is looking for a Postdoc researcher: Neandertal Legacy Contacts and interactions circa 45,000 years ago in It...
Postdoctoral Researcher For The Research Section Architecture & Society, KU Leuven, Belgium, 22 days ago
Our future colleague will be embedded in the research group Perspectives on Architecture from the Distant Past. The postdoctoral researcher will develop collaboration with prof. T. Coomans and wit...
Postdoctoral Research Fellowship In The Erc Project "Creative Ipr History Of Intellectual..., University of Oslo, Norway, 17 days ago
A Post-Doctoral Research Fellowship is available at the Department of Archaeology, Conservation and History (IAKH), University of Oslo. The positions are associated with the 5-year Consolidator Gr...
Research Associate In Palaeoclimatic, Palaeoenvironmental And Paleoseasonality Reconstructions... (# Of Pos: 3), Universidad de Cantabria, Europe, 14 days ago
The University of Cantabria and Instituto Internacional de Investigaciones Prehistóricas de Cantabria invites applications for a 3-year Research Associate holding a PhD in geochemistry, scientific...