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Archaeology Assistant
National Trust - Avebury Estate. near Marlborough, Wiltshire, SN8 1RF
8,160 pa Fixed Term p/t (15 hrs pw for 36 mo)
Reference: IRC30163

This is a unique opportunity for an Archaeology Assistant to support and assist our Archaeologist for the Stonehenge & Avebury World Heritage Site.
You will be working to assist the Archaeologist (Stonehenge & Avebury World Heritage Site) in providing the high standards of archaeological care and presentation expected for our landscapes, historic places and buildings within the Stonehenge & Avebury WHS. You will support the Archaeologist in providing the appropriate technical and consultancy skills to enable the Wiltshire Landscape portfolio to achieve business objectives, and to support the work of the Trust in caring for, researching and sharing our knowledge of this internationally important complex of sites.
To excel in this role you will need;

  • Education in Archaeology to degree level or further
  • Ability to enthuse and inspire non-specialists in archaeology
  • Strong customer service skills
  • Knowledge of British prehistoric archaeology (including identification of Neolithic and Bronze Age artefacts)
  • Knowledge of the archaeology of the Stonehenge & Avebury WHS.

It would also be beneficial if you can show the following on your CV;

  • Experience of managing and sharing information, including the production of archaeological briefs and reports
  • Experience of using Exegesis HBSMR software

For further information and to apply please click here

https://irecruitment.nationaltrust.org.uk/OA_HTML/a/#/vacancies/30163 Closing date: Tuesday 22nd December 2015
Senior Conservation Archaeologist
Cultural Heritage Team, Land Management Service - Peak District National Park
£24,472 to £27,123 per year, pro rata

If you want to influence the conservation of the cultural heritage of the Peak District National Park, a vacancy has arisen in the Authority’s Cultural Heritage Team for a skilled and experienced archaeologist, able to provide advice on development management, agri-environment, forestry and other consultations.

Conditions of employment include flexible working and childcare voucher schemes and an option to join the Local Government (final salary) Pension Scheme.

To apply visit www.peakdistrict.gov.uk

Interviews: 17 December 2015

Home: Peak District National Park Closing date: Wednesday 9th December 2015
Archaeological Consultant / Senior Archaeological Consultant - London
CgMs Consulting
Negotiable (guide: £25k - £35k)

Experienced Archaeologist (minimum five years post graduate, commercial experience) required to join leading archaeological consultancy based in Central London.

Experience of independent working, preparation of Desk Based Assessments, Impact Assessments and Heritage Statements an advantage.

Candidates should be ACIfA or above, or be eligible to apply within 6 months and have a full driving licence.
In addition to the salary CgMs offers a contributory pension scheme, BUPA membership and payment of relevant professional subscriptions.
CVs with two references and three examples of publications or Grey Literature reports to:

Duncan Hawkins
Email Address: duncan.hawkins [at] cgms.co.uk

Interviews to be held week commencing 14 December 2015

Previous Applicants need not apply

Closing date: Friday 11th December 2015
The Royal Archaeological Institute
The position attracts an annual emolument of £4,000

The Royal Archaeological Institute is seeking an editor for the multi-period, peer-reviewed Archaeological Journal to succeed Prof. Howard Williams, who has recently produced the first volume in conjunction with our new publishing partner: Routledge - that for 2015: Vol. 172. His last volume will be Volume 174 for 2017. We hope that the newly-appointed editor will shadow Howard during 2016, and will then edit Volume 175, to be published online in January and June 2018, and in print in July that year. We anticipate that the person appointed will commit to the publication of a minimum of four volumes, to Volume 178.

Membership of the Institute will be expected. Current members, or those at subscribing institutions, may review the back stock of publications online on Taylor and Francis’ website. (Those unable to familiarise themselves with the Institute’s published work may contact the Administrator on admin [at] royalarchinst.org for login help.)

The editorial team also includes a Reviews Editor, and a compiler of the Summer Meeting Report that results from our week-long field visits.

The position attracts an annual emolument of £4,000, and is supported by an Editorial Committee who will consider expressions of interest at its meeting on 9 December. The person appointed will be expected to attend the next Editorial meeting, at Burlington House, London, on 11 May.

Please submit expressions of interest to the Institute’s Administrator at admin [at] royalarchinst.org by Friday 4 December.

For further information, please contact Dr. Pete Wilson, Hon. Secretary, on pete.wilson [at] historicengland.org.uk

Email: admin@royalarchinst.org Closing date: Friday 4th December 2015
Various posts - see below
Various - see below

The Cotswold Andover team has now been operational for two years and continues to grow. We are currently engaged in evaluations across southern England along with excavations in Salisbury and Basingstoke, with further imminent projects in Berkshire, Dorset, Somerset and Wiltshire over the next few months. We are looking to further bolster our Andover team with experienced staff for the following roles:

If you are interested in one of the fieldwork roles and would like an informal chat then please do contact John Dillon on 07545 644179 john.dillon [at] cotswoldarchaeology.co.uk and/or Karen Walker for the Post-Excavation/Publication positions 07889 811393 karen.walker [at] cotswoldarchaeology.co.uk

Why join Cotswold Archaeology

  • A financially sound company which continues to grow
  • We value our staff and have a comprehensive development programme
  • Managed and sustainable growth bringing opportunities for our staff and new recruits
  • An excellent remuneration package and generous pension scheme
  • A positive and enthusiastic ethos
  • We actively enjoy contributing to and advancing the discipline of archaeology

Further information, Applications forms and job descriptions can be found on the website at www.cotswoldarchaeology.co.uk/careers/current-vacancies/
Letters of application, CV and completed application form to be returned to careers [at] cotswoldarchaeology.co.uk by the closing date of 1pm Monday 23 November 2015.

Telephone: 07545 644179 / 07889 811393 Email: careers@cotswoldarchaeology.co.uk Current vacancies : Cotswold Archaeology Closing date: Monday 23rd November 2015
Environmental Archaeologist (Archaeobotanist) – Salisbury
Wessex Archaeology
Environmental Archaeologist (Officer Grade) - £20,150 to £26,576 Salary commensurate with skills and experience
Reference: SALENV1115

Wessex Archaeology is one of the largest independent archaeological practices in the UK and is a registered Charity whose aims are to promote the advancement of education and the advancement of the arts, culture, heritage and science. We have offices in Salisbury, Sheffield, Rochester, Bristol, Edinburgh and Wales.

The position:
We are seeking to recruit an Environmental Archaeologist to join our GeoServices team, to advise on fieldwork sampling strategies, and to carry out post-excavation assessment, analysis and reporting on palaeoenvironmental samples taken during fieldwork.
The role is expected to be predominantly office-based, but depending on your skill-set fieldwork opportunities can be made available. Accommodation and subsistence will be provided if working beyond office commuting distances. The post is based in Salisbury, although the option to relocate to one of our regional offices may be available in the future.

Position requirements:
We welcome applications from candidates with solid experience and knowledge base, together with excellent reporting and communication skills. A good publication record would be an advantage, but there will be plenty of opportunity to further build your bibliography while in post. Experience in a commercial archaeological environment would also be advantageous.
The key requirement for this role is expertise in archaeobotany - particularly charred plant remains - but a demonstrable working knowledge of palaeoenvironmental archaeology, geoarchaeology, radiocarbon dating and/or an artefact-based sub-specialism would be advantageous to your application.
You will ideally have a post-graduate qualification in environmental archaeology or related discipline, and experience of working in a similar role within a commercial archaeological organisation (although not necessarily at the same level). You should be happy working within a team, and have the confidence to offer advice to colleagues as required.
The successful applicants will likely possess one or more of the following: a full UK Driving Licence, CSCS certification, and membership of the Chartered Institute for Archaeologists or another appropriate professional body.

Employee benefits:

  • Competitive salary range in line with CIfA salary guidelines (appointments will be made on the basis of demonstrated ability, previous experience and CIfA membership as appropriate). 50% contribution towards CIfA subscription fees;
  • A company Employee Assistance Programme (EAP) – confidential external advice on health and wellbeing;
  • 22 days p.a. holiday entitlement (plus bank holidays) rising to 27 after 5 year’s continuous employment;
  • Paid sick leave from start of contract;
  • Immediate eligibility for inclusion in the group pension plan with an employer contribution of 4%;
  • Free accommodation provided for projects beyond reasonable travel distances. Subsistence payment (£15 per night) and a further £5 per night breakfast contribution if in S/C accommodation;
  • Free transport from regional offices to sites;
  • High quality personal protective equipment;
  • Drivers are entitled to time in lieu in excess of the 7.4 working day;
  • Individual training and development including free BAJR skills passport, HSE certification, mentoring, annual appraisal, personal development plans and career progression maps;
  • Life assurance scheme;
  • Childcare vouchers;
  • Bike2Work scheme.

Applicants are invited to submit a completed application form, together with a supporting CV; and returned by e-mail to wa.applications [at] wessexarch.co.uk

Applicants are invited to submit a completed application form (available from the vacancies page on our web site www.wessexarch.co.uk/vacancies with a copy of their CV; and returned by e-mail to wa.applications [at] wessexarch.co.uk by 27/11/2015. Receipt of all applications will be acknowledged. This is a core position with a 6 month probationary period. Further details, including Job Descriptions, Person Specifications and Application Packs can be downloaded below. For all queries please contact David Norcott – Technical Manager, Geoarchaeology and Environmental.

Whilst Wessex Archaeology welcomes applications from all sections of the community and is committed to promoting equality of opportunity, it is essential that all applicants must be either a British citizen, EU National or hold a full work visa and where appropriate be registered under the ‘Worker Registration Scheme’, or must hold a current work permit. Proof of identity and eligibility to work in the UK will be required prior to commencement of employment.

Email: wa.applications@wessexarch.co.uk Vacancies at Wessex Archaeology | Wessex Archaeology Closing date: Friday 27th November 2015
City Archaeologist
Leicester City Council - Based at City Hall, 115 Charles Street, Leicester LE1 1FZ
£26,293 - £28,746 per annum
Reference: X4420/1015KP

We are looking for a new City Archaeologist. At the forefront of a positive and pro-active approach to the historic environment and award winning conservation, Leicester City Council is seeking to recruit a highly experienced, skilled and motivated individual to take forward the council’s ambitious programme of archaeology.

Requirements of the post include:
-Relevant degree or qualification in a related subject (eg. Archaeology, Town Planning or related discipline) or HND or equivalent qualification;
-An established track record working within archaeology and substantial experience within a planning framework, (preferably within a local authority);
-Significant experience of British archaeological fieldwork and urban archaeology;
-Experience of producing correspondence and structured reports;
-Experience of negotiating;
-Experience of presenting reports at meetings and addressing public meetings.

For an informal discussion please contact Anne Provan on 0116 454 2963.

Please ensure you provide an email address as this is our preferred method of contact.

To apply online, please visit www.leicester.gov.uk/jobs.
Direct link to vacancy: https://secure.leicester.gov.uk/managerial-professional-transportation-e...

Telephone: 0116 454 2963 City Archaeologist Closing date: Friday 27th November 2015
Assistant Science Advisor
Historic England - Windsor House, Northampton, NN1 5BE
Salary: £26,394
Reference: 7523

This is a unique opportunity for you to take on a newly developed role, utilising your archaeological science skills and experience, within a heritage management environment. You will be working closely with the Senior Science Advisor providing advice and capacity building support to colleagues and planning archaeologists across the East Midlands. In this 7 month Fixed Term Contract (Jan until 31st July 2016) you will gain great insights and experience to develop your career.

You will be responsible for maintaining regular communication with Inspectors of Ancient Monuments, curators and contractors, attending meetings and being the first point of contact for science advice in the East Midlands. Advising on the scientific content of archaeological briefs and specifications, you will ensure that excavations and subsequent analyses are supported by an appropriate level of science.

You will have:

  • An understanding of the logistics of providing scientific advice in the context of planning-led casework
  • Knowledge of the archaeology and historic environment of the East Midlands
  • Academic or professional qualification in science, relevant to the investigation and management of the historic environment
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Commitment to Historic England`s core values and strategic aims
  • Comfortable with regular travel, as well as overnight stays and flexible hours

The post is based in the East Midlands, and will require attendance at the Historic England Northampton Office on Tuesdays. It is advertised as homeworking but regular desk-space is available in the Northampton office if homeworking isn`t possible for you. Given the short-term nature of this role we would be happy to host a secondment from another organisation and could talk to your employer about this option.

Please refer to the Job Description/Person Specification and Historic England Behaviours when completing your application.

All applicants are strongly advised to talk to the recruiting manager Jim Williams before applying for this job to ensure they understand what the role entails (jim.williams [at] HistoricEngland.org.uk).

Closing date: Sunday 22nd November 2015
Interview date: Wednesday 2nd December 2015

Email: jim.williams@HistoricEngland.org.uk Job Detail | Historic England Closing date: Sunday 22nd November 2015
Pay scale: £24,138.40 - £ 28,145.00 depending on experience

Pre-Construct Archaeology Limited (PCA) is one of the UKs largest providers of professional archaeological advice and services. The company is based in London, with offices in Durham, Cambridge, Winchester and Market Harborough and provides its services across the country. PCA is an entirely independent commercial organisation with no ties to Charitable Trusts, Local Councils or Museum Services.

PCA requires a full-time Environmental Archaeologist. The post is based in London but in addition the specialist may advise or undertake projects for the Regional offices. The applicant should ideally have commercial experience in geo-archaeology, pollen & plant-macro identification, analysis and report writing. A sound knowledge of database and spreadsheet software is essential. The post will include the management of other staff, specialist site sampling and the provision of advice on site sampling strategies.

A motivated and flexible attitude, and good communication and team-work skills are essential, as is an ability to meet deadlines and produce highly accurate work even under pressure.

Pre-Construct Archaeology is an equal opportunities employer.

A Job Specification and further details may be obtained from Jon Butler, Post-Excavation Manager (details below)

Please send a CV and covering letter to Jon Butler
PCA Ltd, Unit 54
Brockley Cross Business Centre
96 Endwell Road
London SE4 2PD

Email: jbutler@pre-construct.com Closing date: Monday 14th December 2015
Senior/Principal Heritage Consultants – London and Birmingham
Competitive salary + benefits

Atkins is one of the world’s most respected design, engineering and project management consultancies. We build long-term trusted partnerships to create a world where lives are enriched through the implementation of our ideas.

The Heritage team at Atkins have a strong client base and our portfolio of work is rapidly expanding. This is an exciting time to join the Heritage team here at Atkins. We are currently advertising for permanent opportunities across our London and Birmingham offices.

We require a Principal Heritage Consultant specialising in built heritage in our London office, a Principal Heritage Consultant in our Birmingham office specialising in archaeology and an additional Senior Heritage Consultant also based in our Birmingham office.

If you would enjoy working in a fast paced environment on some challenging, interesting and once in a lifetime projects, please apply via the link below

http://www.atkinsglobal.com/careers/Heritage2015 Closing date: Wednesday 2nd December 2015
Archaeological Officer
Surrey County Archaeological Unit (SCAU)
£23,340 to £27, 539 per annum

We are looking for highly motivated Archaeological Field Officer (Project Officer) with experience of directing and supervising archaeological fieldwork projects including evaluations, watching briefs and preparing post excavation reports on the work. You must have a sound and extensive knowledge of British Archaeology, ideally with experience of working within a commercial archaeology setting.

The role is with the Surrey County Archaeological Unit (SCAU), part of Surrey County Council, based at the Surrey History Centre in Woking, but will involve fieldwork at a variety of locations

The team’s work principally involves carrying out archaeological fieldwork and related post-excavation work. The post holder may also be required to work under the supervision of other members of the team on projects. A broadly equal split between indoor and outdoor work may be expected, but this too may vary.

A driving licence and own transport will be necessary for this role. Mileage expenses are provided plus an additional annual car allowance.

Salary range is £23,340 to £27, 539 per annum (for 36 hours per week). Starting salary for a candidate with CIfA membership will meet the current salary minima for the appropriate grade, where this level of responsibility is required for the post.

We offer a competitive pay structure, along with contractual benefits such as a local government salary-related pension scheme and an annual training programme offering continual learning where applicable.

Surrey County Council offers a great opportunity to exchange salary for a range of flexible benefits including childcare vouchers, health screening, dental insurance, personal accident scheme, retail vouchers and car lease scheme.

The job advert closes at midnight on Monday 17 November 2015. Suitable candidates will be contacted to arrange an interview.

Applications must be via the Surrey County Council Jobs website, see link below.

For an informal chat about the role and further information please contact Nowal Shaikhley 01483 518779 or email nowal.shaikhley [at] surreycc.gov.uk.

Telephone: 01483 518779 Email: nowal.shaikhley@surreycc.gov.uk Surrey County Council - Jobs Closing date: Tuesday 17th November 2015
Reserves Archaeologist – South
£22,000 to £24,000 per annum

Location: Based at RSPB UK Headquarters, Sandy

We are looking for an experienced archaeologist to join the Reserves Ecology team based at the RSPB’s headquarters in Sandy. You will be working alongside the Reserves Archaeologist (North) who is based in Edinburgh.

The RSPB has over 200 reserves across the UK, encompassing various habitats which include a wealth of archaeological sites and historic landscapes. You will have responsibility for providing high quality advice and support to the reserves teams across England and Wales on site conservation management and the implications for the historic environment of habitat creation and management projects. It is expected that you will have practical knowledge of wetland environments, the planning system, and field survey and monitoring. There will also be opportunities to initiate/input to public engagement events.

Closing Date 13 November 2015
Interview Date 25 November 2015

For further information and to download an application form please visit our website below.

The RSPB: Job vacancies Closing date: Friday 13th November 2015
Director/Senior Associate Director – Archaeology

We are seeking to appoint an experienced individual to lead our Archaeology team in Edinburgh. That individual is likely to have at least 10 years professional archaeological experience, latterly managing large/complex schemes. Preference will be given to applicants with an existing client base and/or experience of work with residential and logistics development in Scotland and northern England. We will also consider applications from experienced Planning Archaeologists looking to move into consultancy – providing that they have an appetite and aptitude for business development.

The individual that we are looking to recruit will be required to show a good working knowledge of the archaeology of Scotland and northern England. They will be up to speed with current archaeological policy and guidance, north and south of the border and will be able to provide robust technical advice to a wide spectrum of clients. They will be able to assess the archaeological potential of sites and to communicate that assessment clearly.

If appointed you will be expected to market to develop the business and bring in new clients at the same time as managing a significant number of projects of varying sizes. You will use your archaeological experience to advise clients as to likely costs and programme implications of dealing with the archaeological issues on their sites. You will also be prepared to negotiate robustly on behalf of your clients with planning archaeologists – when required.

We can offer you a permanent position within a friendly, vibrant and expanding multi-disciplinary team.

You should be a MCIfA – or be eligible to apply within 6 months and have a full driving licence. In addition to the salary CgMs offers a contributory pension scheme, BUPA membership and payment of relevant professional subscriptions.

For an informal discussion please contact Simon Mortimer (01636 642707 or 07730 648636). Applications by CV and covering letter to sarah.cook [at] cgms.co.uk by Monday 16 November. Interviews to be held during w/c 30 November.

Telephone: 01636 642707 or 07730 648636 Email: sarah.cook@cgms.co.uk Closing date: Monday 16th November 2015
Assistant Projects Officers and Project Officers
Archaeological Research Services Ltd
Assistant Projects Officers (£18,500 +) and Project Officers (£21,500 +) required depending on role and experience with generous benefits package for all roles

Applications are invited for highly motivated and professional individuals with at least two years professional field experience, a full driving license and own vehicle and a CSCS card. We are excited to hear from anyone who fulfils these criteria. We have a variety of projects coming on stream and are looking to recruit for a variety of roles. We are particularly keen to hear from individuals able to run field projects and undertake watching briefs, evaluation trenching, excavation work and produce high quality and timely reports. The benefits package includes a Company administered pension scheme with a matching contribution from the Company of 6% of salary, together with a health cash plan, life assurance cover and training in support of the continuing professional development of successful applicants.

These openings are based at our Bakewell office set in the heart of the magnificent Peak District landscape easily commutable from Sheffield, Chesterfield and surrounding areas of Derbyshire, Staffordshire and east Cheshire. You will be required to work away from home on occasions depending on where jobs are located and for such jobs accommodation and subsistence is provided.

You must have excellent written and oral English skills together with strong IT skills and ideally have some experience in the use of CAD and/or GIS. We are looking for hard working and dependable individuals with a practical pro-business approach who can be trusted to follow instructions and deliver projects. Career progression and promotion prospects exist for high performing individuals.

Please visit our website for full application details and job descriptions

Study for a Masters in Archaeology in Orkney
University of the Highlands and Islands, Orkney

The Archaeology Institute, University of the Highlands and Islands, Orkney announces the availability of substantial bursaries for students enrolling on the MSc Archaeological Practice or M.Litt Archaeological Studies in September 2015 and invites applications for bursaries from suitably qualified graduates.

For more information please contact: studyarchaeology [at] uhi.ac.uk or phone 01856 569 000.

Postgraduate Study at Leicester – MAs and PhDs. Study either on campus or by distance learning
The School of Archaeology and Ancient History, University of Leicester

Apply for postgraduate study at The School of Archaeology and Ancient History for the opportunity to work with our world-class, international team of scholars engaged in cutting-edge research and teaching.

Our successful and well established Masters programmes are available in:

Proposals for doctoral research in a wide variety of areas in archaeology and ancient history are also welcome, via our pre-application form. All postgraduate courses are available as full-time or part-time modes of study. So, whether you are aiming to enhance your academic credentials, expand your horizons as a professional, or simply want to learn more, we hope we have something to offer you.

Application deadline for distance learning MA students (October starters): Monday 14 September

Applications for all PhD and campus based MA students are welcome at any time.

Enquiries welcome by email (arch-anchist [at] le.ac.uk) or telephone (0116 252 2720)

School of Environment & Life Sciences Postgraduate Opportunities for 2015-16
University of Salford, Centre for Applied Archaeology, School of Environment & Life Sciences

Research degrees in archaeology: MSc by Research (1 year f/t) and PhD (3 years f/t). We currently have the following PhD and MSc research themes available for study: The Archaeology of Industrialisation; Community Archaeology, its Significance and Impact; Archaeology and Heritage Management. We would welcome research proposals within these broad areas but also more focussed topics such as lithic studies, buildings archaeology, and planning-led archaeology.

Further information: visit www.salford.ac.uk/environment-life-sciences/research/archaeology/ or contact or Dr Michael Nevell for research subject backgrounds m.d.nevell [at] salford.ac.uk (head of archaeology) or the College of Science and Technology research support office for application details: Moria Mort - m.mort [at] salford.ac.uk (research support administrator).

Postgraduate Opportunities for 2015/2016 at the Digital Design Studio
Glasgow School of Art

Title of Course: MSc in International Heritage Visualisation
Location: Digital Design Studio, The Hub, Pacific Quay, Glasgow

Taught MSc in International Heritage Visualisation: The way we digitally document, preserve and communicate our heritage has changed dramatically over the last decade. The Digital Design Studio are at the cutting edge of these developments. Want to learn more about these technologies and their applications, and be part of the future of how we understand our past?

We offer an MSc in International Heritage Visualisation which will equip you with practical experience and knowledge of the latest digital technologies and their current use in the field. 3D laser scanning, digital reconstruction and animation, virtual reality and real-time visualisation are all introduced on this course. Excellent research computing facilities are available within the Digital Design Studio, including one of Europe’s largest immersive Virtual Reality laboratories.

This will appeal to you if you are interested in combining the virtual with the past, and will provide key digital skills with applications in cultural heritage, digital humanities, archaeology, conservation, tourism and digital design. Our previous students have successfully gone into careers in conservation, heritage and architectural visualisation, independent film, and academic research.

Full-fee funding available for Scottish and EU applicants. Applicants to the course will be automatically considered for a Scottish Funding Council grant which covers 100% of fees.

Additional Scholarships Available. The Glasgow School of Art offer a range of scholarships for fees and maintenance.

Further contact details and/or application form link available here

(w): www.gsa.ac.uk/study/graduate-degrees/international-heritage-visualisation/

(e): And for more info please get in touch with Daniel Livingstone, Head of Academic Programmes d.livingstone [at] gsa.ac.uk.

Expressions of interest from self-employed archaeologists wishing to be considered for fieldwork contracts in the midlands
Archaeology Warwickshire

Archaeology Warwickshire are seeking expressions of interest from self-employed archaeologists wishing to be considered for fieldwork contracts in the midlands.

Archaeology Warwickshire is a dynamic provider of a wide range of commercial heritage services. Our reputation for proficient archaeological solutions and efficient, professional delivery has resulted in a high demand for our services.

We are looking for skilled, motivated, and mobile archaeologists with considerable experience in a wide range of British archaeology to undertake fieldwork both as part of a team and independently. We are particularly keen to receive expressions from archaeologists with a proven track record in undertaking and reporting on watching briefs, and/or supervising evaluations and/or directing excavations with report production to publication standard. We are also keen to expand our network of experienced historic building recorders and IHBC qualified built heritage consultants.

Archaeology Warwickshire is a CIfA Registered Organisation and we expect to pay over and above the salaried equivalent CIfA minima and BAJR approved rates (including the necessary uplift for sickness and holidays), and in return we expect to get professionalism, integrity and commitment.

Applicants should provide a minimum of two contactable referees; prove their self-employed status (or commitment to become so); provide evidence of their insurance and hold valid CSCS cards. Membership of CIfA is highly desirable.


For an informal and confidential chat call Stuart Palmer on 01926 412278, stuartpalmer [at] warwickshire.gov.uk.

Postgraduate Opportunities for 2015-16
University of York, Department of Archaeology

MA/MSc courses in Archaeological Information Systems, Archaeology of Buildings, Bioarchaeology, Conservation Studies (Historic Buildings), Cultural Heritage Management, Digital Heritage, Early Prehistory, Field Archaeology, Historical Archaeology, Human Anatomy and Evolution, Landscape Archaeology, Medieval Archaeology, Mesolithic Studies, Zooarchaeology. Other pathways including Certificates and Diplomas are also available.

Research degrees: MA by Research (1 year), MPhil (2 years) and PhD (3 years).

Postgraduate studentships and bursaries are available. Further information: visit www.york.ac.uk/archaeology/postgraduate-study/ or contact Janine Lyon (Postgraduate Administrator), email janine.lyon [at] york.ac.uk.

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