31 January 2023

IPHES-CERCA, a research institute in Prehistoric Archaeology are looking candidates to a 4 year predoctoral contract to prepare a PhD about the Data Management in Prehistoric Archaeology, and specifically to define an open archaeological data life-cycle, including the development of data acquisition (Arch-e System 3.0 https://www.iphes.cat/archaeological-data-registration-arch%c2%b7e), the implementation of FAIR data for long-term preservation and re-use, and the adaptation of storage and analysis tools for openness and re-use of data.

The candidate is expected to conduct original research on these topics. The activities include data management analysis, its application to archaeo-stratigraphic study cases, the participation in the fieldwork of IPHES-CERCA, and implementation of simulations and software development in Open Science practices.

We offer a 4 years Training Predoctoral Research Contract according to the Spanish law, and the salary conditions stipulated by the ministerial official call of the Spanish government.



The grant is a 4 years Spanish laboral contract with Spanish salary conditions for PhD students: 17.222 euros gross salary 1st year, 18.452 euros 2nd year, and 23.065 euros for the 3rd and 4th year, plus a bonus of 6.860 euros to cover fees enrolment or travels during the 4 years.

Applicant requirements: the candidate must meet the requirements to be accepted in the Universitat Rovira i Virgili Doctorate program in Quaternary and Prehistory. It usually implies holding a degree which allows to enroll in such a program in its own country https://www.iphes.cat/doctoral-programme-quaternary-and-prehistory-erasmus-mundus


Applicant profile:

- Meet the requirements to be accepted in the Universitat Rovira i Virgili Doctoral Program in Quaternary and Prehistory https://www.doctor.urv.cat/en/prospective-students/courses/7726/index/
- Engagement with Open Science practices in a broad sense, but specially in the related fields of the spatial archaeology and archeo-stratigraphic studies of Prehistoric sites.
- Skills in database management, organisation, programming and maintenance.
- Interest in the development of client-server applications.

For more information, please contact with Dr. Antoni Canals (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.) before the 31 January 2023.

Scroll to top