Institute of Archaeology


Job Vacancy: Teaching Fellow in Conservation (Maternity Cover)

9 March 2020

The UCL Institute of Archaeology currently has a vacancy for a Teaching Fellow in Conservation (Maternity Cover, Ref.:1862164). The deadline for applications has been extended to 22 April 2020.

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A Teaching Fellow in Conservation is sought to cover a period of maternity leave, with the appointment available from 30 March-4 August 2020.

The role will include delivery of lectures, seminars and tutorials, practical conservation training and supervision, supervision of dissertation training and research, creating pedagogical material, marking assignments, organising and leading field projects and visits, and assisting in student recruitment. Candidates should also be able to contribute to general teaching in conservation that reflects a critical understanding of contemporary conservation theory, in order to support students wishing to develop topics in undergraduate and postgraduate dissertations in conservation.

The successful applicant will have a postgraduate qualification in object conservation, expertise in interventive and preventive conservation, and experience in heritage/museum conservation. Candidates must be able to coordinate and teach core modules in interventive and preventive conservation at undergraduate and postgraduate levels, and must also be prepared to contribute to general teaching in conservation for shared modules. An ability to supervise preventive and interventive conservation projects, with a focus on practical conservation object treatments, is essential.

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