Curious about cats? Completed your Ph.D? Competent in either aDNA or stable isotope analysis? Two postdoctoral positions are available at the Centre of Molecular Anthropology, University of Rome Tor Vergata to:
unravel how the increasing bond with humans across a wide spectrum of socio-cultural contexts, from prehistoric farming communities to the ancient Egyptian and Medieval societies, shaped the cat genome and nutritional behaviour while adapting to anthropized ecosystems.
The two-year jobs pay about €2,500 a month. More details at:
FELIX – Palegenomics and Population Genomics of Ancient Cats
FELIX – Stable isotope analysis for the study of cat-human interactions in the past
Featured image: V. Sauvaget, CC BY-SA 3.0 via Wikimedia Commons.
Pet cats, hunting dogs, and underwater mammoths: the journal Antiquity has assembled a group of recent zooarchaeology articles and made them freely available on their Online Collections page.