Full-Time Assistant Archaeologist
Based in East Sussex, Archaeology South-East (the Field Unit of the Institute of Archaeology, UCL) requires short-contract staff to work on excavations in southern England.
Work opportunities can arise at very short notice, and we currently have in place a number of tenders, which if successful will mean that we will require Assistant Archaeologists at short notice. Therefore, we are looking for expressions of interest from suitably experienced/qualified Archaeologists whom we can contact as and when circumstances require.
Successful applicants will be required to excavate, draw, describe, and (if required and able) photograph, archaeological features and deposits. Wash, mark and undertake basic quantification of finds and assist with the processing of bulk soil samples.
Applicants should be competent at general excavation and recording techniques and have a careful and methodical approach to work. Ideally the applicant will have a degree in archaeology or with major archaeological component. Membership of Institute of Field Archaeologists (IFA) at Practitioner (PIFA) or Affiliate level is desirable. A working knowledge of at least some period(s) of British archaeology is essential as is proven experience of archaeological fieldwork.
How to Apply
If you have any queries regarding the vacancy or the application process, please contact Jayne Brooks, Archaeology South-East, Units 1&2, 2 Chapel Place, Portslade, East Sussex, BN41 1DR. Email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Applications must include both an email address and telephone number that will allow us to make contact at short notice. If you have already contacted us seeking work within the past three months there is no need to re-apply, and we will actively consider your application as project work arise.
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