IfA is seeking host organisations to provide training placements starting in January 2013. An application form and guidance for prospective hosts can be found at http://www.archaeologists.net/bursaries2012_2014
The deadline for applications is Monday 1 October 2012.
Successful organisations will be those who can offer skills that meet the IfA’s training priorities for this round, and those who can provide up to 50% of the funding of the placement – helping our funding to go further and enabling us to offer more placements.
Our training priorities for this round are
Specialist skills in the recording and analysis of historic buildings, artefact and ecofact research/analysis and palaeoenvironmental processing/analysis
Generalist skills in the management of the historic environment, in particular the skills needed to provide integrated advice in the planning process
Skills needed to meet the recommendations of the Southport report, focussing on ensuring maximum public benefit from developer funded historic environment work; creating, promoting and using accessible archives, ensuring maximum research input into and benefit from developer funded work and ensuring archaeologists have the skills necessary to work effectively in integrated multi-disciplinary teams
Career entry fieldwork skills