Job Vacancy: GIS Technician

23 October 2013

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The Institute of Archaeology currently has a vacancy for a GIS Technician (Ref.:1375526). The deadline for applications is 4 November 2013.

A GIS Technician is currently being sought to work with Ignacio de la Torre on the project "The Origins of the Acheulean in East Africa" (ORACEAF), funded by the European Research Council.

Duties will include creating static maps for publications and reports, map queries, spatial data processing and routine maintenance of database systems for the ORACEAF project.

Candidates should have a BSc degree in Archaeology, Geography or similar subject. Strong IT skills with hands-on experience on ESRI's ArcGIS software is essential. A good understanding of data management and of spatial data types and spatial analysis methods is also required.

A Masters degree in GIS and spatial analysis in Archaeology, Geography, or similar is desirable.

The post is funded for 24 months in the first instance.