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University of Cape Town

There is a vacancy for a PhD position in bioarchaeology in the Division of Clinical Anatomy and Biological Anthropology in the Department of Human Biology at the University of Cape Town. The position is funded by the National Research Foundation of South Africa under the supervision of Professor Victoria Gibbon and Dr Jason Hemingway. The position is for a period of 3 years starting in 2020. As part of a team of researchers the PhD project will be to temporally and spatially examine dental pathology, wear quantity and wear direction in Later Stone Age hunter-gatherers and hunter-herders from Southern Africa. To address questions to better understand behavioural and cultural practices among these people and how it may have impacted their health and quality of life.

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