Research Associate

University of Cambridge - Department of Archaeology

The Department of Archaeology/McDonald Institute for Archaeological Research wishes to appoint a Research Associate to provide expert research support for the Disney Professor, Cyprian Broodbank, and associated colleagues towards the publication of the fieldwork of the Kythera Island Project, a large-scale, interdisciplinary project based around intensive field survey and associated spatial, environmental and materials technology analyses on the Aegean island of Kythera, Greece.

The successful candidate will hold a PhD in archaeology and be (i) expert in the methodology and literature pertaining to Mediterranean field survey, as well as in Aegean history and material culture from the Bronze Age to the present (ii) proficient to an advanced level of competence in GIS and associated forms of spatial analysis, as well as in the research-driven interrogation, open access presentation and archiving of large data-sets. They will be resident in Cambridge but able to spend short periods of research time in Greece when required.

The position is available for three years from 1 June 2018 and is a part-time (50% post)

To apply online for this vacancy and to view further information about the role, please visit: This will take you to the role on the University’s Job Opportunities pages. There you will need to click on the 'Apply online' button and register an account with the University's Web Recruitment System (if you have not already) and log in before completing the online application form.

Applications should include a covering letter indicating the nature of the contribution you would make to the project, curriculum vitae including an up-to-date list of publications, and the names and contact details of TWO referees. Applicants should ask their referees to submit their letters of reference via the on-line system by the closing date.

The closing date is 30 April 2018.

Please quote reference JD15177 on your application and in any correspondence about this vacancy.

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