Research Associate

University of Leicester - Archaeology and Ancient History

College of Social Sciences, Arts and Humanities

School of Archaeology and Ancient History

Salary Grade 7 - £32,958 to £38,183 per annum, due to external funding restrictions, an appointment can only be made at £32,958 per annum

Open ended subject to fixed term funding. Funding is available from 1 January 2018 to 31 December 2020.

Together our staff and students are discovering innovative ways to change the world for the better and there has never been a more exciting time for you to join us. We are ranked in the top 1% of universities worldwide and have an international reputation for excellence in teaching and research. We are led by discovery and innovation, with the synergy between research and learning at the core of our activity.

We wish to appoint an excellent researcher to the AHRC funded ‘Living with Monuments: life and cultural landscape between the 4th and 2nd millennia BC in the Avebury region, Wiltshire’ project (PIs Dr. Joshua Pollard and Dr. Mark Gillings). You will be responsible for: designing and implementing the project Geographical Information System (GIS); integrating and analysing the diverse Archaeological, Geoarchaeological and Geophysical datasets being generated by the project; establishing and managing the project’s ARK data management system; assisting with archaeological fieldwork and general post-excavation work.

With a PhD in Archaeology or a related discipline you will have extensive knowledge of GIS with a strong track record in research and publication with a particular focus on the prehistoric period or archaeological landscape studies.

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Informal enquiries are welcome and should be made to Mark Gillings on mg41@le.ac.uk or 0116 252 2723

The closing date for this post is midnight on 26 September 2017

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