Lecturer in Digital Archaeology

University of Glasgow - School of Humanities

Job Purpose
To undertake high-quality research and research supervision, to make an active and high level contribution in the School of Humanities in the College of Arts to teaching at undergraduate and postgraduate level in Archaeology, and to undertake administration as requested by the Head of Subject and Head of School.

The post-holder will be an expert in digital archaeology, engaging with the conception, identification, and implementation of new digital devices and methodologies in archaeology, as well as their theorisation and critique. He/she will specialise in one or more of the following areas: virtual heritage; public engagement and social media; open archaeology.

The post-holder will bring thematic expertise to complement Archaeology’s research strengths in material culture, landscape and/or engagement archaeology, as well as wider strengths in digital humanities across the College of Arts. The post-holder will also complement Archaeology’s strengths in the Near East, the Mediterranean and/or Northwest Europe.

Standard Terms & Conditions
Salary will be on the University’s Research and Teaching Grade, level 7/8.

New entrants to the University will be required to serve a probationary period of 6 months.

The successful applicant will be eligible to join the Universities' Superannuation Scheme. Further information regarding the scheme is available from the Superannuation Officer, who is also prepared to advise on questions relating to the transfer of Superannuation benefits.

All research and related activities, including grants, donations, clinical trials, contract research, consultancy and commercialisation are required to be managed through the University’s relevant processes (e.g. contractual and financial), in accordance with the University Court’s policies.

It is the University of Glasgow’s mission to foster an inclusive climate, which ensures equality in our working, learning, research and teaching environment.

We strongly endorse the principles of Athena SWAN, including a supportive and flexible working environment, with commitment from all levels of the organisation in promoting gender equity.

The University of Glasgow, charity number SC004401.

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