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).


Postdoctoral Research Assistant in Endangered Archaeology
New Barnett House, Little Clarendon Street, Oxford

Grade 7: £30,434 - £37,394 p.a.

Applications are invited for the full-time post of Postdoctoral Research Assistant in Endangered Archaeology; the post is fixed-term for 2 years and is based at New Barnett House, Little Clarendon Street, Oxford.

You will join the Endangered Archaeology project, to search for and record significant archaeological sites in the Middle East and North Africa (from Mauretania to Iran), using satellite imagery and aerial photography, in order to aid understanding for their future protection and management. You will play a lead research role in the interpretation of satellite imagery and aerial photographs, record creation, management (using standard terminology and data input), analysis and archaeological research in support of the aims of the Endangered Archaeology project.

You will have a doctorate in archaeology (or a related and relevant subject) together with relevant experience in the Middle East and North Africa. You will possess specialist knowledge in archaeological survey techniques, especially image interpretation and site record creation.

For informal enquiries about the post, please contact Professor Andrew Wilson, email: andrew.wilson@arch.ox.ac.uk.

Applications for this vacancy are to be made online.

https://www.recruit.ox.ac.uk/pls/hrisliverecruit/erq_jobspec_version_4.jobspec?p_id=115645

The closing date for applications is 12.00 midday on 8 December 2014.


Research Assistant (Image Interpreter) in Endangered Archaeology
New Barnett House, Little Clarendon Street, Oxford

Grade 6: £27,057 - £32,277 p.a.

Applications are invited for the full-time post of Research Assistant (Image Interpreter) in Endangered Archaeology; the post is fixed-term for 2 years and is based at New Barnett House, Little Clarendon Street, Oxford.

You will join the Endangered Archaeology project, to search for and record significant archaeological sites in the Middle East and North Africa (from Mauretania to Iran), using satellite imagery and aerial photography, in order to aid understanding for their future protection and management. You will work in the interpretation of satellite imagery and aerial photographs, record creation, management (using standard terminology and data input), analysis and archaeological research in support of the aims of the Endangered Archaeology project.

You will hold a first degree in archaeology or a closely related field, or have an equivalent qualification, together with some relevant experience in the Middle East and North Africa. You will have considerable experience in interpreting aerial photographs and/or satellite imagery of archaeological sites.

For informal enquiries about the post, please contact Professor Andrew Wilson, email: andrew.wilson@arch.ox.ac.uk.

Applications for this vacancy are to be made online.

https://www.recruit.ox.ac.uk/pls/hrisliverecruit/erq_jobspec_version_4.jobspec?p_id=115646

The closing date for applications is 12.00 midday on 8 December 2014.


Postdoctoral IT and GIS Research Officer
School of Archaeology

Grade 7: £30,434 - £37,394 p.a.

Applications are invited for the full-time post of Postdoctoral IT and GIS Research Officer; the post is fixed-term for 2 years and is based at 36 Beaumont Street, Oxford.

You will join the Endangered Archaeology project, to search for and record significant archaeological sites in the Middle East and North Africa (from Mauretania to Iran), using satellite imagery and aerial photography, in order to aid understanding for their future protection and management. You will play a key role in the design, creation and implementation of an open-access database and website with GIS capability. You will provide IT support in terms of database, website and GIS (Geographical Information Systems) design, creation, implementation and management.

You will have a doctorate (or equivalent experience) in GIS applications in archaeology or a closely–related area, as well as significant experience in database management and the development and maintenance of websites.

For informal enquiries about the post, please contact Professor Andrew Wilson, email: andrew.wilson@arch.ox.ac.uk.

Applications for this vacancy are to be made online.

https://www.recruit.ox.ac.uk/pls/hrisliverecruit/erq_jobspec_version_4.jobspec?p_id=115796

The closing date for applications is 12.00 midday on 8 December 2014.


Part-time Administrative Assistant
School of Archaeology, 36 Beaumont Street, Oxford

Grade 4: £20,781 - £24,057 p.a. (pro rata)

You will join the Endangered Archaeology project which is searching for significant archaeological sites in the Middle East and North Africa (from Mauretania to Iran), using satellite imagery and aerial photography, in order to aid understanding for their future protection and management. You will be responsible for all aspects of the administration of the project and provide support to the project team (ten people) based in Oxford to ensure the effective and smooth-running of this large-scale collaborative project.

You will be educated to A level or equivalent and have experience of managing administrative processes. You will have good IT skills, including knowledge of databases and a proven ability to prioritise workload and to produce accurate and detailed work to deadlines.

For informal enquiries about the post, please contact Professor Andrew Wilson, email: andrew.wilson@arch.ox.ac.uk.

This post is part-time 50%FTE/18.25 hours per week and fixed-term for 2 years.

Applications for this vacancy are to be made online.

https://www.recruit.ox.ac.uk/pls/hrisliverecruit/erq_jobspec_version_4.jobspec?p_id=115801

The closing date for applications is 12.00 midday on 8 December 2014.


Laboratory Technician in Stable Isotope Analysis
Research Laboratory for Archaeology

Grade 4:  £20,781 - £24,057 per annum 

The School of Archaeology is seeking to appoint a Laboratory Technician to aid in sample preparation as part of the AGRICURB project.  The project is funded by the European Research Council and is led by Prof Amy Bogaard. The technician will be responsible for the preparation of archaeological bone and plant samples for stable carbon and nitrogen isotope analysis. This will include the cataloguing and recording of sample identification data, the application of chemical pretreatment protocols and managing the final IRMS analysis. The technician will be based at the Research Laboratory for Archaeology and will be fully trained in all laboratory and health and safety procedures. The technician will be directly supervised by postdoctoral research assistants on the AGRICURB project.

Experience in wet chemistry and data management is required, and a relevant secondary education and technical qualification.

The position is full time and fixed term for 5 months.

Applications are to be made on line.

The closing date for applications is Friday 12 noon on the 28th November 2014.

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=115789

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