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 Research Assistants (Image Interpreters) in Endangered Archaeology  (2-4 posts)

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

Grade 6: £27,328 - £32,600 per annum

Applications are invited for part-time Research Assistants (Image Interpreters)to join the Endangered Archaeology research group at the University of Oxford. The positions are part of the project entitled ‘Endangered Archaeology in the Middle East and North Africa’ (EAMENA) which is funded by the Arcadia Fund and led by Dr Robert Bewley

The posts available are 2 -4 part-time appointments, to the equivalent of full time, hours negotiable and for a fixed term period, available from August 2016.

Applicants must have a degree in Archaeology or a closely related field, or equivalent qualification, together with some relevant experience in the Middle East and North Africa.  The Endangered Archaeology project examines the aerial photographs and satellite imagery of archaeological sites.  The primary role of the Researchers will be to manage their own work programme (within defined objectives) for the interpretation of satellite imagery and aerial photography for selected areas of the Middle East and North Africa and record creation using standard terminology to a specified database.

Some experience working in interpreting aerial photographs and/or satellite imagery of archaeological sites is essential.  Successful applicants will be expected to be able to work independently and possess sufficient specialist knowledge of archaeological survey techniques to work within established research programmes, often unsupervised and to collaborate with other team members.

Further details are available from Dr Robert Bewley (robert.bewley@arch.ox.ac.uk)

Additional information about the project is available at http://eamena.arch.ox.ac.uk

The closing date for applications is 12.00 noon on Monday 4th July  2016.

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=124087

Postdoctoral Research Assistant in Eurasian Archaeometallurgy

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

Grade 7: £30,738 - £37,768 per annum

Applications are invited for a Postdoctoral Research Assistant (PDRA) to join the Flow of Ancient Metal across Eurasia (FLAME) research group at the University of Oxford. The position is funded by the European Research Council grant led by Professor Mark Pollard.

The post is a full-time appointment, for a fixed term of 12 months and is available from October 2016.

Applicants must have a PhD/DPhil (or equivalent qualification) in Central Eurasian archaeology with experience of archaeometallurgical research and a familiarity with the Russian language. The FLAME project examines the chronological and spatial patterns in the composition and character of metal artefacts across Eurasia. The primary role of the PDRA will be to collect and collate data on metal chemistry and chronology within the FLAME GIS database and contribute to the analysis and interpretation of this data. The primary foci of this research will be Russia, Mongolia, and the CIS. A demonstrable track record of publications in archaeometallurgy or Eurasian Archaeology is desirable, as is experience of working with Russian and Chinese language literature. Familiarity with website maintenance is also desirable but not essential.

The successful applicant will be expected to be able to work independently to publish research of an international standard, and to collaborate with FLAME team members in Oxford and abroad.

Further details are available from Professor Mark Pollard (mark.pollard@rlaha.ox.ac.uk) Additional information about the FLAME project is available at http://flame.arch.ox.ac.uk

The closing date for applications is 12.00 noon on Friday 24th June 2016.

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=123512

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