Research Assistant / Data Processor
The School of Archaeology, 1-2 South Parks Road, Oxford, OX1 3TG
Grade 7: £32,326 - £39,609 per annum per annum
Applications are invited for a Research Assistant who will primarily be responsible for entering, cross-checking and validating chemical and isotopic data for the FLAME GIS-database. This requires a comprehensive knowledge of the bibliographic sources of chemical data on bronzes relevant to the Eurasian Bronze Age. The position is funded by a European Research Council grant led by Professor Mark Pollard.
The post is a full-time appointment, for a fixed term of 12 months.
The FLAME project examines focusses on the flow of metal across Bronze Age Eurasia. Applicants must have a PhD in an aspect of Eurasian Bronze Age metallurgy and experience of large scale data handling. The primary role of the PDRA will be to enter data into the GIS-database and ensure data quality. Extensive knowledge of the Eurasian literature is essential, as is experience working with databases.
The successful applicant will be expected to be able to work independently to publish research of an international standard, and to collaborate with team members in Oxford and abroad.
Additional information about the project is available at http://flame.arch.ox.ac.uk
Applications for this vacancy are to be made online.
The closing date for applications is 12.00 noon on Thursday 28 February 2019.
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