Bakgrunn og aktiviteter

  • Selected work experience

    • 01.01.1985 – 01.02.1988. Vitenskapsmuseet, Univ. of Trondheim:  Scholarship. The Vega project. Mesolithic settlement patterns, research strategies and cultural heritage management (cf. Bjerck 1989, 1990).
    • 25.10 – 31.01.1990. Norges allmennvitenskapelige forskningsråd: Research leader. Administration of the program «Forskning om kulturminnevern» (FOK) (Research on Cultural resource management).
    • 01.02.1990 – 21.7.1996. Nordland fylkeskommune: Arkeolog/Førstekonsulent. (Cultural heritage officer. General cultural resource management in Nordland County.
    • 21.7.1996 – 25.11.1999. Sysselmannen på Svalbard: Cultural heritage officer at The Governor of Svalbard.
    • 14.12.1999 – today. Vitenskapsmuseet, NTNU: Associate professor. 2010. Early settlements (Stone Age), research, teaching, projects, cultural resource management, public archaeology.
    • 2003–2008."NTNU Vitenskapsmuseets arkeologiske undersøkelser Ormen Lange"  Project leader. Large-scale rescue excavations, at the site of the present processing plant for the Ormen Lange gas field at Aukra, Møre and Romsdal, cf. Bjerck et al. 2008.
    • 1.03.2003 – 01.09.2005. Seksjon for arkeologi og kulturhistorie, Vitenskapsmuseet. Head of Department.
    • 2001 – 2010. Norwegian Archaeological Review (NAR, http://www.tandfonline.com/loi/sarc20). Editor-in-Chief. NAR is an international scientific journal in archaeological theory and method. Ranked Nivå 2 journal in Norway (UHR), and ‘A' in the Archaeology Category in European Reference Index for Humanities (ERIH), European Science Foundation, 2007. Indexed and abstracted inThomson Reuters/Arts and Humanities Citation Index®.
    • October 2010 – today. Vitenskapsmuseet, NTNU: Professor from 2010. Early settlements (Stone Age), research, teaching, projects, cultural resource management, public archaeology. 
    • 2011 – present. Project leader "Marine Ventures", Research Counsil of Norway, Project 208828.
    • 2014 - 2019, Head of NTNU Archaeology Studies Program.
    • 2016 - 2017 Research fellow, After Discourse: Things, Archaeology, and Heritage in the 21st Century, Centre for Advanced Studies (CAS), at the Norwegian Academy of Science and Letters, Oslo.
    • 2016 - 2019, Project member, Object Matters: Archaeology and Heritage in the 21th Century.
    • 2020 - 2022 Professor II, AHKR, Universitetet i Bergen

 

  • Member, The Royal Norwegian Society of Sciences and Letters (DKNVS-Akademiet), Trondheim

  • Member, Sociedad Científica Argentina, Buenos Aires

 

  • Research interests

    Pleistocene/Holocene transition, Maritime adaptation and seascapes, Material culture studies, Dynamics and structural relations in cultural development of hunter-gatherer societies, Comparative studies, Archaeological theory and research history, Cultural heritage management, Public archaeology.

     

     


     

     

 

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