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Administrator for the Oxford Radiocarbon Accelerator Unit

The School of Archaeology, Research Laboratory, Dyson Perrins Building, South Parks Road, Oxford, OX1 3QY.

Grade 6: £27,629 - £32,958 per annum

This is an exciting opportunity for an enthusiastic and highly organised administrator with excellent customer service skills to lead and develop the administrative support for a world leading Radiocarbon Accelerator Unit.

The Oxford Radiocarbon Accelerator Unit (ORAU) is part of the School of Archaeology’s Research Laboratory for Archaeology and the History of Art and undertakes research in many fields where the measurement of the radiocarbon isotope is useful. It provides a highly specialised radiocarbon dating service for external and internal customers involved in archaeological and environmental research and carries out research into very low level measurements of radiocarbon in biological specimens.  It has an annual turnover of £0.5M p.a.with over 150 different customers.

You will join a friendly team of dedicated researchers and technical staff based in the Science Area of central Oxford and be able to maintain strong administrative processes necessary to underpin the provision of the technical services of the scale offered by ORAU.  This will include taking initial enquiries, managing customer interactions through-out the process providing copies of the results and managing the finances and helping to produce financial forecasts.

You will be familiar with working with databases, able to assimilate and present data for reports and have excellent interpersonal skills.  The successful candidate will be someone who can demonstrate that they are efficient, accurate and well organised and able to work flexibly as necessary to accommodate changing in priorities.

The position is full time, permanent and available from June 2017.

The closing date for applications is 12 noon on Wednesday 17th May 2017.

Applications for this vacancy are to be made online.

To apply for this role and for further details, including the job description and selection criteria, please click on the link below: https://www.recruit.ox.ac.uk/pls/hrisliverecruit/erq_jobspec_version_4.jobspec?p_id=128684

  

Postdoctoral Research Assistant in Evolutionary Genomics of Rabbits and Hares

The School of Archaeology, 36 Beaumont Street, Oxford, OX1 2PG

Grade 7: £31,076 - £38,183 per annum

Applications are invited for a Postdoctoral Research Assistant position linked to an AHRC-funded project entitled: “The Easter E.g. – Shifting Baselines and Changing Perceptions of Biological and Cultural ‘Aliens”. This project will explore the origins of Easter and larger questions related to cultural and biological ‘aliens’ by integrating evidence from anthropology, (zoo)archaeology, (art) history, evolutionary biology, law, historical linguistics, natural history and religious studies.

The successful candidate will be based in Oxford at the Palaeogenomics & Bio-Archaeology Research Network (Palaeo-BARN) under the supervision of Professor Greger Larson.

The PDRA will work in close collaboration with the project’s archaeologists (University of Nottingham), linguists (University of Leicester) and a wider research network across the UK and Europe to integrate ancient genetic data (generated at the Palaeo-BARN) of animal species associated with Easter. The PDRA will also be expected to use their initiative and creativity to identify areas for research development and extend their research portfolio.

The post is a fixed, two year, full-time appointment, and will commence in October 2017.

Applicants must have a PhD in Bioinformatics, Population Genomics, Evolutionary Genetics, Animal Genomics, or related discipline. A demonstrated track record of publications is desirable, as is experience working with ancient or degraded DNA.

Applications for this vacancy are to be made online.

The closing date for applications is 12.00 noon on Wednesday 31 May 2017

To apply for this role and for further details, including the job description and selection criteria, please click on the link below: https://www.recruit.ox.ac.uk/pls/hrisliverecruit/erq_jobspec_version_4.jobspec?p_id=128657

 

Departmental Lecturer in Early Medieval Archaeology

The School of Archaeology, 36 Beaumont Street, Oxford, OX1 2PG

Grade 7: £31,076 - £38,183 p.a.

The School of Archaeology seeks an exceptional candidate for the role of Departmental Lecturer in Early Medieval Archaeology to replace a permanent post holder on temporary secondment. The primary focus of the role will be on teaching, supervision and examining undergraduate and Master’s level students in Archaeology and History.  The successful candidate will have a publication record, commensurate with career stage, in the field of early medieval archaeology.

The post is full-time for 12 months, from September 2017, or as soon as possible thereafter.

You must have a doctorate in the field of early medieval archaeology, ideally with an emphasis on Britain and/or northwest Europe.  The ability to work effectively with colleagues as part of an interdisciplinary team, and strong communication skills are also essential.

Applications for this vacancy are to be made online. You will be required to upload a supporting statement and CV as part of your online application.

Only applications received before 12.00 midday on Wednesday 31 May 2017 can be considered.

To apply for this role and for further details, including the job description and selection criteria, please click on the link below: https://www.recruit.ox.ac.uk/pls/hrisliverecruit/erq_jobspec_version_4.jobspec?p_id=128518

 

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