Archaeological Assistant

Preston, United Kingdom
Grade: D (£19,202 – 21, 414)
10 Mar 2019
End of advertisement period
17 Mar 2019
Academic Discipline
Arts & Humanities, Archaeology
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time

Application closing date 17/03/2019
Location Preston Campus
Salary Grade: D (£19,202 – 21, 414)
Job category/type Professional Services

Job description

We are looking to appoint two motivated & enthusiastic Archaeological Assistants to provide support to academic colleagues undertaking the Ribchester Revisited Archaeological project. This long running archaeological project is a joint venture between UCLan, Australia National University, Institute for Field Research and Ribchester Roman Museum. Lead by Drs James Morris and Duncan Sayer of UCLan.

The post holder will undertake archaeological excavation and aiding in archaeological post-excavation. This includes supporting group work with students and related duties derived from the work of academic staff of the project. All work will be undertaken under the guidance of academics leading the project.

The successful applicant will have experience of archaeological excavation in a university setting and experience of archaeological post-excavation processes including environment sampling. Experience of the Ribchester Revisited archaeological project is desirable.

The successful applicant will have a good honours degree (or equivalent) in Archaeology or related discipline and have proven practical skills in archaeological excavation & recording. Knowledge of roman archaeology is essential.

You will have good communication & self-organisation skills and the ability to work effectively and efficiently as an individual and as a member of a team.

Applicants need to meet all essential criteria on the person specification to be considered for interview. This position is based in Preston.

Please apply online; if you cannot apply online please contact Human Resources on 01772 892324 and quote the reference number. CVs will not be considered unless accompanies by a completed application form.

School/Service: Faculty of Science & Technology
Hours: Full Time (36.25 hours per week - 1.0 FTE)
Basis: Fixed Term Contract until 16 August 2019
Interview Date: To be confirmed

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