The British Institute at Ankara is searching to appoint a Post-Doc researcher to join the on-going cultural heritage management project on Southwest Turkey.
The British Institute at Ankara supports, enables and encourages research in Turkey and the Black Sea region in a wide range of fields including archaeology, ancient and modern history, heritage management, social sciences and contemporary issues in public policy and political sciences. Founded in 1948, the BIAA was incorporated in the 1956 cultural agreement between the Republic of Turkey and the United Kingdom. The BIAA is one of the British Academy's overseas Institutes. It has offices in Ankara and London, and a dedicated staff of experts from a wide variety of academic and cultural backgrounds.
- PhD in social anthropology. A doctorate in public archaeology, cultural heritage management or relevant academic fields will be also accepted if the applicant can demonstrate significant experience in ethnographic fieldwork methods. PhD must have been awarded by the time of the application.
- Flexibility to conduct long periods of fieldwork (i.e. 4-5 months)
- Fluency in Turkish and English
- Applicants must be a UK or EEA national, or have completed a doctorate at a UK university. Any applicant who does not fall into one of these categories must demonstrate a strong prior association with the UK academic community, for example through already having been employed in a temporary capacity (longer than twelve months) at a UK university.
- Deadline: 31 December
- Shortlisted candidates will be contacted in early January, and interviews will follow shortly after. Interviews will take place in Ankara, at the British Institute at Ankara (Skype interviews are possible).
- Any enquiries related to the post can be directed at Dr. Isilay Gursu: firstname.lastname@example.org
- Please email a CV, a covering statement with possible ideas about how to conduct the research (max 2 pages) and two reference letters to Dr. Isilay Gursu: email@example.com