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Research - Education: Vacancies
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by Archaeology Newsroom

Vacancies in the Anchoring Innovation programme

PhD & postdoc

The Anchoring Innovation programme, the classics research programme run at several Dutch universities, is delighted to advertise 9 new Anchoring positions (5 PhDs, 4 postdocs).

These are the projects we are currently advertising:

  1. PhD: The Rhetoric and Poetics of Inventors and Inventions

Leiden University

  1. PhD: The Transfer of Power and/or Learning (translatio imperii and/or translatio studii) as an Anchoring Device in Early Modern (Neo-Latin) Literature

Leiden University

  1. PhD: New Ages: Anchoring Innovation in Roman Imperial Panegyric

Groningen University

  1. PhD: Medical Innovation in Early Hellenistic Alexandria

Utrecht University

  1. PhD: Adapting and Anchoring the Infrastructure of the Roman Empire in its Northwestern Provinces

Radboud University Nijmegen

  1. Postdoc: Anchoring Building Big in Greek Prehistory

Leiden University

  1. Postdoc: Agents of Change

Leiden University

  1. Postdoc: Anchoring Innovation in Greek Sanctuaries

Utrecht University

  1. Postdoc: Anchoring Roman Power in the Greek World: The Political Culture of Roman Athens

Groningen University

For more information on the individual projects, see Please share with any interested parties.

More information about the Anchoring Innovation programme can be found on

Please submit your complete application to Aniek van den Eersten, the coordinator of the Anchoring-programme via [email protected] before 1 November 2019.

Interviews will take place in the week of 2-6 December 2019. For candidates living abroad interviews may be held via Skype.

Questions about the procedure can be directed to Aniek van den Eersten, [email protected].