For literature research and the entry of archaeological data into the ROCEEH Out of Africa Database (ROAD)
– Focus on East Asia –
we wish to hire one research assistant for two years at 50% TVL – E 13 starting 01.01.2021. Requirements for this position include an advanced degree in archaeology or a related discipline. A familiarity with lithic technology and typology is essential, as is a well-founded knowledge of early prehistory, geology and radiometric dating. Fluency in English or German and, above all, the ability to read and understand Chinese texts are required. Please send an email with current CV detailing relevant experience to:
- Prof. Dr. Michael Bolus / email@example.com
- Dr. Andrew W. Kandel / firstname.lastname@example.org
Falcucci, A., Conard, N.J. & Peresani, M. (2020): Breaking through the Aquitaine frame: A re-evaluation on the significance of regional variants during the Aurignacian as seen from a key record in southern Europe. JASs Reports 98, 99-140. DOI: 10.4436/JASS.98021
Conard, N.J., V. C. Schmid, M. Bolus & M. Will (2020): Lithic assemblages from the Middle Paleolithic of Geißenklösterle Cave provide insights on Neanderthal behavior in the Swabian Jura. Quartär 66/2019, 51-80. DOI: 10.7485/QU66_3.
Elizabeth C. Velliky, Patrick Schmidt, Ludovic Bellot-Gurlet, Sibylle Wolf & Nicholas J. Conard (2020): Early anthropogenic use of hematite on Aurignacian ivory personal ornaments from Hohle Fels and Vogelherd caves, Germany. Journal of Human Evolution 150 (2020 online) 102900. DOI: 10.1016/j.jhevol.2020.102900
As a result of his collaboration with ROCEEH and the ROAD database, Will Archer has published "Carrying capacity, population density and the later Pleistocene expression of backed artefact manufacturing traditions in Africa" in the Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences. DOI: 10.1098/rstb.2019.0716
Keiko Kitagawa, Nicholas J. Conard (2020): Split-based points from the Swabian Jura highlight Aurignacian regional signatures.PlosOne. DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0239865
Haidle, M. N., Bolus, M., Bruch, A. A., Hertler, C., Hochschild, V., Kanaeva, Z., Sommer, C. & Kandel, A. W. (2020): Human Origins—Digital Future, an international conference about the future of archeological and paleoanthropological databases. Evolutionary Anthropology 29, 289-292. DOI: 10.1002/evan.21870
Information about the deep past of our cultural heritage between 3 million and 20,000 years before present: With the ROAD Summary Data Sheets this is now available to the public in a concise format.