Working with ASE

Archaeology South-East provides placement opportunities for school and university students. As we cover a variety of aspects of archaeology from excavation to surveying to environmental and finds analysis, placement students will see a number of aspects of archaeology. Please note that we cannot provide transport or accommodation for any of these placements, and travel to and from the offices must be arranged by the student.


Current Vacancies - Permanent Appointments

Archaeologist x 3

(Grade 5 - £19,802-£22,927, London post will include London Allowance of £2862)

Operating out of offices in East Sussex, Essex and London Archaeology South-East (the Field Unit of the Institute of Archaeology, UCL) requires staff to work on excavations in southern England. We currently have three positions available, one based at each of the office locations. 

Successful applicants will be required to record, sample and describe archaeological finds and features, both in the field and off site and assist in the preparation of project reports. Applicants may also be required to take responsibility for small projects, possibly involving the supervision of small numbers of staff. 

Key Requirements

Applicants should be competent at general excavation and recording techniques, with a detailed understanding of the principles of archaeological stratification. Ideally the applicant will have a degree in archaeology (or closely related topic). Membership of Institute for 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. Ideally this builds on previous professional employment in UK contract archaeology.

For further information about the post please email fau@ucl.ac.uk. Applications must be made through the UCL on-line recruitment system www.ucl.ac.uk/hr/jobs using the Archaeologist x 3 vacancy, ref: 1421785

Closing date: Wednesday 11th July 2014


Senior Archaeologist x 7

(Grade  - £23,585-£28,132)

Operating out of offices in East Sussex, Essex and London Archaeology South-East (the Field Unit of the Institute of Archaeology, UCL) requires staff to work on excavations in southern England.

The main purpose of the post is to undertake and supervise programmes of archaeological research, or to provide specialist services in support of such research.

Key Requirements

Applicants should have a good working knowledge of British archaeology of all periods and a comprehensive knowledge of field practice. Candidates will need to co-ordinate and supervise field operations and/or specialist research to satisfy a project brief / specification in an efficient and cost-effective manner, and prepare logical, coherent and comprehensive reports on the basis of their analysis of complex field data.

For further information about the post please email fau@ucl.ac.uk. Applications must be made through the UCL on-line recruitment system www.ucl.ac.uk/hr/jobs using the Senior Archaeologist x 7 vacancy, ref: 1421791

Closing date: Wednesday 11th July 2014


Job Vacancies

Archaeology South-East is midway through a period of planned expansion. In the last two years we have invested in developing a range of new services (prehistoric and Roman ceramics, lithics, palaeobotanical analysis, geomatics, geophysics, quaternary studies, site interpretation, landscape characterisation, environmental impact assessment, etc).

We need to attract the best staff possible, and accordingly offer generous terms and conditions. We also aim to provide all staff with a first-class platform for gaining new skills, and for developing and publishing the results of their research. The real reason for joining us, however, is that you will be joining a lively team that is committed to meeting the highest standards in both contract and research archaeology. As a division of the Centre for Applied Archaeology at the Institute of Archaeology our staff have unparalleled access to a teaching and research projects, with opportunities for overseas work.

We are continually looking for experienced fieldwork staff and welcome applications for the posts of Assistant Archaeologist, Archaeologist, and Senior Archaeologist level at all times.

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