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School of Archaeology, 1-2 South Parks Road, Oxford, OX1 3TG
Grade 7: £32,817 - £40,322 per annum

The School of Archaeology has an outstanding opportunity for a Database Manager to join the Endangered Archaeology in the Middle East and North Africa (EAMENA) team which is based in our offices in central Oxford.  Reporting to the Project Director, you will have responsibility for maintaining and developing the Arches-powered EAMENA database and managing the EAMENA GitHub repository as well as developing and operationalising a Linked Open Data strategy for the database. The Database Manager provides guidance to the Management Committee, Advisory Board, and the EAMENA team relating to all IT matters relating to the project but especially the development and maintenance of the EAMENA database.

The successful candidate will hold a degree in a relevant subject and a post-graduate degree or equivalent in a relevant technical area. You will have research experience in the field of knowledge representation systems and experience of successful database development and management. You will also have excellent communication skills, including the ability to write for publication, present research proposals and results, and represent the research group at meetings.

Informal enquiries may be addressed to Dr Bill Finlayson at 

The closing date for applications is 12.00 noon on Monday 12 July, 2021.

Further information can be found at our website: and full details of the job description and selection criteria can be found in the further particulars below.

Only applications received before midday on Monday 12th July can be considered. You will be required to upload a covering letter/supporting statement, including a brief statement about how you feel you meet the criteria, CV and the details of two referees as part of your online application.

Applications for this vacancy are to be made online. This link will take you to the job description and selection criteria together with full details on how to apply.