Community Archaeology Bursary Placements Applications now open

Do you want to develop your career in archaeology?

Are you interested in working directly with a wide range of communities?

The Community Archaeology Bursary Placements (CATPs) are aimed specifically at providing training to individuals who already have a good working knowledge of archaeological theory and techniques and who are keen to develop their skills for utilisation in their future career to enhance relationships between the archaeological profession and a wide range of communities.

The bursaries are funded by the Heritage Lottery Fund (HLF) through its Skills for the Future programme, with support from English Heritage, Cadw and Historic Scotland.

Placements will start in April 2013 and successful candidates will receive a salaried bursary of c. £16,950 (see individual job descriptions for further details).

The host organisations and locations for this cohort of CATPs are:

• Amgueddfa Cymru – National Museum Wales (Cardiff)

• National Trust Wales (Llandeilo)

• Northlight Heritage (Glasgow)

• Ironbridge Gorge Museum Trust (Telford)

• University of Leicester in partnership with Leicestershire County Council

• National Museums Liverpool

• Somerset County Council (Taunton)

• Suffolk County Council (Bury St. Edmunds)

For full details of the placements please visit our website where you can download application packs for each post (including job descriptions and person specifications):

Closing date for all CATP applications: Sunday 3rd February 2013