Vacancies with ArcheOs and partners

From time to time we will post job opportunities for research projects here.


The PhD project aims to study the faunal remains left by Mesolithic (Early Holocene) people of Belgium, in the framework of an interdisciplinary research project entitled “Migration, diet and health and the first permanent settlers of Belgium: inter- and multi-disciplinary perspectives”. Start date: January 2022.

Application NOW CLOSED

We are looking for an ancient human genetics post-doctoral researcher to work on the research project “Migration, diet and health of the first permanent settlers of Belgium: inter- and multi-disciplinary perspectives” which received funding from the University and the aim of this project is to generate regional-scale insights into the lifeways of the first modern humans to settle permanently in Belgium during the Final Palaeolithic and Mesolithic. Start date: January 2022 or soon after.

Email: for information


Predoctoral researcher

ArcheOs invites motivated and promising young researchers to apply for PhD funding from external funders such as FWO, ERC, etc on themes in the fields of evolutionary anthropology and osteoarchaeology.

DEADLINE 10/12/22

PhD Student bursary (4 years) in palaeoproteomics NOW CLOSED

The Department of Proteomics of the Laboratory of Pharmaceutical Biotechnology seeks to appoint a PhD candidate with an interest in palaeoproteomics and archeology and a background in biology or biochemistry/biotechnology. They will be part of a group of proteomics researchers with state-of-the-art expertise in mass spectrometry-based proteomics and apply this to ancient samples (medieval to Mesolithic period), under supervision of Dr. Maarten Dhaenens. More information here 

Experience in proteomics and archaeology? Apply by email to 

Start date: January 2022 or soon after.

DEADLINE 31 January 2022

PhD Studen bursary (4 years) in isotope analyses

The Isotope Bioscience Laboratory (ISOFYS) within the Department of Green Chemistry and Technology of Ghent University (UGENT, Belgium) is recruiting a new PhD student (M/F/X) in isotope analyses to join the research team for our project on Mesolithic Belgium.

More information here

Start date: 1 March 2022