Project Manager position for a 3-year international science collaboration project

We are seeking a full-time staff member to work as a project manager with secretarial and organizational responsibilities in a 3-year international science collaboration project, NEOMATRIX. The project manager (PM) will be hired by the METU Ancient DNA Lab. The NEOMATRIX project has…

Postdoc and PhD positions in molecular biology and population genetics

Applications are invited for multiple Ph.D. and postdoc positions in an ERC-funded interdisciplinary research project on the Neolithic Transition in Southwest Asia. We seek applicants with backgrounds in molecular biology and population genetics. The work will be conducted at METU and Hacettepe University,…

Preprint: Archaeogenetic analysis of Neolithic sheep from Anatolia suggests a complex demographic history since domestication

Sheep was among the first domesticated animals, but its demographic history is little understood. Here we present combined analyses of mitochondrial and nuclear polymorphism data from ancient central and west Anatolian sheep dating to the Late Glacial and early Holocene. We observe loss…

NEOMATRIX, a Twinning Project

The application to the Twinning project entitled NEOMATRIX has been accepted. CPG at Stockholm University together with Foundation for Research and Technology – Hellas in Greece and Université de Paris – CNRS – Institut Jacques Monod in France has teamed up with Middle…

Our Vacancies are on EURAXESS page

You can access our vacancies on EURAXESS page – Postdoc and PhD positions in archaeogenomics, population genetics, bioarchaeology, and archaeological modeling https://euraxess.ec.europa.eu/jobs/316942

Postdoc and PhD positions in archaeogenomics, population genetics, bioarchaeology, and archaeological modeling

Applications are invited for multiple Ph.D. and postdoc positions in an ERC-funded interdisciplinary research project on the Neolithic Transition in Southwest Asia. We seek applicants with backgrounds in molecular biology, population genetics, anthropology, archaeology, and computer science. The work will be conducted at…

Cfp: Virtual Heritage and Digital Archaeology Workshop at GOODTECHS 2018

Cfp: We are organizing a workshop on Virtual Heritage and Digital Archaeology at GOODTECHS 2018 – 4th EAI International Conference on Smart Objects and Technologies for Social Good – which will be held in Bologna, Italy (28-30 November 2018). Our invited speaker is…

ERC Project of METU Ancient DNA Team: Neogene

“NEOGENE, the ERC project application submitted by METU Ancient DNA team in 2017, will shed light on the emergence and spread of the Neolithic lifestyle. The work plan was created in close cooperation with biologists, archaeologists and anthropologists. NEOGENE project executed by Mehmet…

Mehmet Somel and Çiğdem Atakuman – Interview on Neogene

“NEOGENE, the only scientific project of Turkey that received ERC fund this year, will explore the emergence and spreading adventure of the Neolithic lifestyle. The proposal submitted to the “ERC Consolidator Grant 2017” call by Assoc. Prof. Mehmet Somel from the Department of…