Postdoc position on Network Analysis and modelling in Prehistoric Archaeology

Via the Networks-Network:


Dear list members,

find attached a call for applications for a postdoc fellowship within the ERC project “Late Glacial and Postglacial Population History and Cultural Transmission in Iberia (c.15,000-8000 cal BP)” (PALEODEM).

Please do distribute it amongst colleagues colleagues and potential candidates.




Sergi Lozano, Dr.

“Ramón y Cajal” Research Fellow

Institut Català de Paleoecologia Humana i Evolució Social (IPHES)


Postdoc position on Network analysis and modelling for ERC project PALEODEM

Application deadline: 31st August



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

Published by Marten Düring
July 12, 2018

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