Specialist Work-Based Placements

Specialist work-based training placements are 12 month posts delivered in partnership by Historic England and CIfA. Placements are hosted by Historic England and employed and overseen by CIfA.

Three new placement opportunities are currently available and applications are welcome.

Deadline for applications 28 August 2017.
Salary £18,000

Subject: Aerial investigation and mapping
Location: Swindon
Placement duration: 12 months starting around the end of October 2017

Subject: Archaeological illustration
Location: Swindon and Portsmouth (some time to be spent in each location)
Placement duration: 12 months starting around the end of October 2017

Subject: Zooarchaeology
Location: Portsmouth
Placement duration: 12 months starting around the end of October 2017

Application requirements

  • Placements are extremely popular. Applicants should read the person specification carefully and try to address each point, giving examples wherever possible.
  • Enthusiasm is very important - don’t forget to tell us why you are applying for the placement
  • Ideally you should have a relevant degree (or equivalent experience) with 6-18 months’ post-graduate work experience in UK historic environment practice.
  • You may have a post-graduate qualification or comparable practical experience in a historic environment discipline.
  • You may be looking for an opportunity to diversify into a new branch of the subject or to enhance skills you have already gained.
  • Applications will be welcomed from all social groups, regardless of gender, age, ethnicity, disability status, sexuality or religious belief.

Further information

For further information and how to apply, please download the individual advert and job description for the placement.

Specialist work-based training placement in archaeological aerial investigation and mapping
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Specialist work based training placement in archaeological illustration with Historic England
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Specialist work based training placement in zooarchaeology with Historic England
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Below are the training plans for the placements providing further information about the skills to be learned and activities to be undertaken in the placement role.

Aerial investigation and mapping
Illustration
Zooarchaeology

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