Lecturer in archaeological science
2005-2009 BSc inPreservation Technology for Cultural Heritage, the School of Cultural Heritage,Northwest University, China
2009-2012 MA inPreservation Technology for Cultural Heritage, the School of Cultural Heritage, Northwest University, China
2012-2017PhD in Archaeological Science, the Department of Classics and Archaeology, University of Nottingham, UK
2019-presentLecturer in Archaeological Science, the School of History and Culture, Shandong University
Innovative techniques in the analysis of archaeological materials；Ceramic，glaze and glass studies；The Silk Road and archaeological materials
Exploring archaeological science at UG level
2019-2021 The Yaozhou black and celadon glazes project: raw materials and techniques.The Fundamental Research Funds of Shandong University.
2013-2016 Provenance and Technology of ceramic glazes in Northern China and the Middle East—a PhD research training project of NaturalEnvironment Research Council (IP-1487-1114). Funded byNatural Environment Research Council.Main researcher and trainee.
2013-2017 Silk Road project: An international multidisciplinary investigation (Funded by Arts and Humanities Research Council, British Academy and Natural Environment Research Council). Researcher in ancient Chinese and Islamic ceramic studies.
Shen, J., J., Ma, Henderson, J., Evans, H., Chenery, S., F. Wang and R, Wen. 2019. Chemical and strontium isotope analysis of Yaozhou celadon glaze.Archaeometry. DOI:10.1111/arcm.12482
Shen, J., Henderson, J., Evans, J., Chenery, S., and F, Zhao. 2019. A study of the glazing techniques and provenance of Tang Sancai glazes using elemental and lead isotope analyses.Archaeometry. 61(2):358–373
Shen, J.,C., Liu. 2012. Research on deterioration mechanism of the red sandstone cultural relics in Dongguan东莞地区红砂岩文化遗存病害机理研究.Sciences of Conservation and Archaeology文物保护与考古科学.24(2): 31-37 （in Chinese）
Honors and Prizes：
2013Vice Chancellor,s Scholarship for Research Excellence(International), University of Nottingham