Vacancy: Doctoral and Masters Positions

VACANCY: DOCTORAL AND MASTERS POSITIONS
EVOLUTIONARY STUDIES INSTITUTE, NRF/DST CHAIR IN THE ORIGINS OF MODERN BEHAVIOUR
UNIVERSITY OF THE WITWATERSRAND, JOHANNESBURG

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The National Research Foundation SARChI Chair in the ‘Origins of Modern Human Behaviour’ is held by Professor C.S. Henshilwood. There is funding available in 2016 for one Masters (2 years) and one Doctoral (3 years) position based at the University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg. The topic of your research must relate to the field of modern human origins and the Middle and Later Stone age in southern Africa, in the southern Cape. Sites focused on are Blombos Cave and Klipdrift Complex. Applicants must be South African citizens and the appointment entails that you reside in Johannesburg and carry out the bulk of your research at Wits University. To apply, please submit 1) a cover letter stating why you are applying for this position and identify a project which you would envisage undertaking; 2) a detailed CV with names and e-mail contact addresses of 2 referees and certified copies of degrees; 3) if applicable, details of administrative and excavation experience.
Please email, or mail, your application to:
Dr Tammy Hodgskiss
Email : tammy.hodgskiss@wits.ac.za; tammyhodgie@gmail.com
Telephone: +27 11 717 4722
Mobile: +27 83 688 3478
Address: Evolutionary Studies Institute, University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, Private Bag 3, WITS, 2050

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