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Archaeology Post-Excavation Research Assistant
Whiteknights Reading UK

Job reference: SRF35725

Location: Whiteknights Reading UK

Closing date: 18/07/2021

Job live date: 18/06/2021

Salary: £25,217 to £30,048 pro rata per annum

Employment type: AAS-Technical

Department: School of Archaeology Geography & Environmental Science

Division: Archaeology

Hours per week: 29 hours per week

Employment Basis/Type: Part-time, Fixed-term up to 15 months

This post provides a unique experience for an archaeologist to contribute to the analysis, interpretation and presentation of findings from University of Reading research excavations at the nationally important early medieval settlement of Lyminge, Kent. 

You will have:

  • A degree or equivalent in Archaeology, or in a relevant subject
  • Experience of post-excavation analysis and publication, whether working in the commercial or academic sector
  • Experience of working with and depositing archaeological archives
  • Digital illustration skills (e.g. Adobe Illustrator)
  • Good written and verbal communication skills
  • Systematic working practices with excellent attention to detail
  • An ability to work under pressure to fixed deadlines

Informal contact details

Contact role:

Project Director

Contact name:

Gabor Thomas

Contact email:

Applications from job seekers who require sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. By reference to the applicable SOC code for this role, sponsorship may be possible under the Skilled Worker Route.  Applicants should ensure that they are able to meet the points requirement under the PBS.  There is further information about this on the UK Visas and Immigration Website.​​​​​​​

The University is committed to having a diverse and inclusive workforce, supports the gender equality Athena SWAN Charter and the Race Equality Charter, and is a Diversity Champion for Stonewall, the leading LGBT+ rights organisation. Applications for job-share, part-time and flexible working arrangements are welcomed and will be considered in line with business needs.


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