Research Project radiological diagnostic findings of the Iceman

The South Tyrol Museum of Archaeology in cooperation with the Radiology Department of the Bolzano Hospital is looking for:

a specialist in radiology (m/f/x) or a doctor in advanced training to become a specialist in radiology (m/f/x)

for a postdoc position
lasting 6 months starting on 1st August 2020

Duties: Compiling and describing the available radiological diagnostic findings about the Iceman (“Ötzi”) including digitalization and archiving of the available data, description of findings, summary and comparison of the reports on diagnostic findings currently available. The goal is a synoptic summary of all available findings for publication and archiving.

Applicants are expected to have good knowledge of English and scientific interest, deep understanding of diagnostic radiology, cooperation with other scientists from the fields of archaeology and medicine; Experience with non-clinical radiology and radiological evaluation of mummies is preferred, but not necessarily a prerequisite. Furthermore, additional training or previous experience in image processing/post processing and image composition as well as book layouts would be a useful addition to the expected profile. Some of the work can be performed remotely, but at least a part must be carried out at the hospital in Bolzano and in the Archaeology Museum.

If you are interested, please apply by 15th July 2020 and contact Angelika Fleckinger, Director of the South Tyrol Museum of Archaeology, Museumstraße 43, 39100 Bolzano

[email protected]
Tel. 0039 0471 320111

Internship at the South Tyrol Museum of Archaeology

If you are interested in an internship at the South Tyrol Museum of Archaeology, there are two ways in which you can apply:
- Through a framework agreement between your university and the South Tyrol Museum of Archaeology;
- Through the acceptance procedure for an internship in the public administration of the Province of Bolzano (only for individuals with an Italian tax number).

The minimum internship period for students is two months. Internships are available in the fields of archaeology, museum didactics and PR/marketing, depending on the time of year. Please note that good language skills in German and Italian are essential.


For further information regarding your application (including motivation, CV and photo) please contact Dr. Paola Claut [email protected]
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