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Job Vacancy: Lecturer in Geoarchaeology

24 February 2014

Wheat spikelet phytolith from the Late Natufian site of Raqefet Cave, Israel (Image courtesy of Arlene Rosen)

The Institute of Archaeology currently has a vacancy for a Lecturer in Geoarchaeology (Ref.:1404912). The deadline for applications is 27 March 2014.

The UCL Institute of Archaeology is recognised as one of the leading academic departments of Archaeology not just in the UK but globally. The Institute is the largest department in its field in the UK, with the largest graduate research community, and the broadest range of coverage and offers a uniquely stimulating environment for the study of all fields of archaeology, conservation and cultural heritage. 

The post-holder will carry out teaching at BA/BSc level, at MSc level, especially as part of the MSc in Environmental Archaeology, supervise or co-supervise MPhil/PhD students on geoarchaeological topics, organise student field trips, and oversee the use of the Institute's sedimentology laboratory for research and teaching.

The appointment is for a full-time permanent position which is available from 1 September 2014.

The successful candidate will have teaching experience at undergraduate and postgraduate level. A good understanding of both field and lab-based geoarchaeology sampling and analytical methods. Experience as a practitioner and/or researcher in geoarchaeology both in the field and the laboratory and a broad knowledge of archaeology in general.