Forensic Anthropologist with the ICMP

The International Commission on Missing Persons (ICMP) is looking for various types of forensic specialists on an ongoing and regular basis, including forensic anthropologists. Interested researchers can leave an application at any time.

See the job note for more information and directions for application.


Research Internship at Freiburg

Biological Anthropology – Faculty of Medicine at the University of Freiburg (Germany) announces the following offer.

Research Internship Opportunity

Output modelling in an interdisciplinary research project covering acquisition, provenance and biological data in a historical scientific research collection of human remains from Africa.

  • Schedule flexible, equivalent to a 5-month full-time job spread within 12 months, i.e. 16-38 hours per week
  • Payment and benefits according to the German TV-L pay scale (E 13)
  • Starting as of now
  • Work in an international and interdisciplinary research environment

Responsibilities: Create a domain-specific RDF-ontology. Integrate within a common data model research data from osteology, sociology and historical sciences:

  • Evaluation of existing ontologies regarding their usability
  • Structuring of output data
  • Data modeling

Required skills: Master student or graduate equivalent to master’s degree in either biology, sociology, historical/cultural sciences, mathematics, informatics, or related sciences

Qualifications and Requirements: Creative, open-minded and solution-oriented researchers with a high level of self-organization, excellent time management and team work.

Desired qualifications:

  • Experience with semantic web technologies (RDF, SPARQL)
  • Coding skills
  • Knowledge of web development and SQL hands-on experience
  • Experience with museum collections and/or repatriation

Contact: Anna Lagia, Biological Anthropology, University of Freiburg

Uni Freiburg