Job Advert: Research Fellow in Roman Mediterranean Port Studies

We are looking for a specialist in Roman and/or Maritime archaeology of the Roman Mediterranean at the post-doctoral level to form part of the ERC funded Roman Mediterranean Ports project team for a period of four years from February 2014.

You will be researching, recovering and integrating a range of published and unpublished data to compile a web-based port resource. Working with the project team, you will study the layouts of Roman ports, and their efficacy, the organization of commercial activity at Roman ports, and the evidence for hierarchies within the various Mediterranean port systems.

You will have experience of some or all of the following: basic geomorphology, satellite imagery, the archaeology of Roman ports, archaeological fieldwork, proficiency with standard computing tools; you will also have some familiarity with foreign languages.

Further details on the Southampton jobs site.