School of Archaeology Job Vacancies

Current job vacancies, within the School of Archaeology.  Comprising of the Institute of Archaeology and Research Laboratory for Archaeology and the History of Art (RLAHA).


Part-time Undergraduate Studies Administrator

Grade 5: £23,585 - £28,132 p.a. (pro rata) 

The School of Archaeology seeks to appoint a talented and dedicated administrator to provide administrative support for the school’s undergraduate degree, the BA in Archaeology and Anthropology. 

You will play a pivotal role in the administration of the degree programme, working closely with academics and administrative staff across the School of Archaeology and the School of Anthropology and Museum Ethnography. You will help to coordinate student recruitment and admissions, implementing an improved marketing strategy for the course and providing advice and information to prospective students. 

You will provide highly-professional administrative support to on-course students and tutors, maintaining teaching resources, producing lecture lists, liaising with colleges, coordinating communications, and ensuring that student records remain accurate and up to date. You will act as Secretary to the Joint Standing Committee for Archaeology and Anthropology and provide comprehensive administrative support for all aspects of first and final year examinations. 

As part of the administrative and support team in the School of Archaeology, you will also contribute to wider administration in the school as directed by the Head of Administration. 

Educated to at least A-Level or equivalent standard, you will have experience in a similar role in the further or higher education sector. You will have excellent interpersonal and communication (verbal and written) skills and a proven ability to work well with staff at all levels. You will display tact, discretion and good judgment, especially when dealing with matters of a confidential or sensitive nature. 

This is a 50% FTE, permanent post. For informal enquiries about the post, please contact the Personnel Administrator (vacancies@socsci.ox.ac.uk). 

The closing date for applications is 12.00 midday on 8 August 2014. Interviews will be held on 15 August 2014.


Associate Professorship of Byzantine Archaeology and Visual Culture

Associate Professorship of Byzantine Archaeology and Visual Culture

School of Archaeology, Faculty of Classics, Faculty of History

In association with University College, Oxford

Salary: £43,745 - £58,739 p.a. plus benefits

The University proposes to appoint an Associate Professor of Byzantine Archaeology and Visual Culture. The post is available from 1 January 2015 or as soon as possible thereafter. The appointee will be a member of the School of Archaeology, the Faculty of Classics and the Faculty of History, and will hold a Special Supernumerary Fellowship at University College.

The successful candidate will be an outstanding researcher and teacher in Byzantine Archaeology and Visual Culture, broadly defined, with the ability to teach across a broad chronological range, with supervisory competence from ca. 300 - 1500. S/he will be able to teach a broad range of topics covering settlement and burial archaeology, art, images, monuments, architecture, and visual culture.

The appointee will attract and teach graduate students in Late Antique and Byzantine Studies and Classical Archaeology and will supervise graduate student theses. S/he will be required to conduct research, give lectures, classes and tutorials, supervise, support and examine students at all levels, and play a part in the administrative work of the University and the College. S/he will hold a doctorate in a relevant field, will have excellent communication, interpersonal, and organisational skills, and will demonstrate an excellent command of language skills, significant fieldwork experience, and a commitment to carrying out and publishing research of the highest calibre, with evidence of making successful research grant applications or the potential to make successful applications.

The deadline for applications is 12 noon (UK time) on Thursday 31 July 2014. Interviews will take place in Oxford on Monday 8 September 2014.

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