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AECOM: Archaeological Consultant: Leeds

posted 1 Feb 2016, 14:04 by Paul Brayford   [ updated 11 Jun 2016, 12:32 ]

AECOM is seeking Archaeological Consultants to join its established heritage teams in the multi-disciplinary offices of environmental and engineering consultants in London and Leeds.

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University of York - Lecturer in Archaeology

posted 11 Mar 2014, 16:32 by Paul Brayford   [ updated 12 Jan 2016, 09:16 ]

The Department of Archaeology at York is seeking to appoint a lectureship on open contract to build upon existing strengths and to support further growth in teaching and research.

The successful candidate will be expected to contribute to research and teaching within one or more of the following areas, comprising research objectives within the Department’s five year research plan: the historic environment; environmental archaeology; cultural and/or digital heritage. (For clarity, ‘historic environment’ is taken to include material and cultural environments and is the arena within which we study our social interaction and relationships with the natural world.) It is anticipated that candidates will have a proven international research record within one or more of these areas, contributing to the Department of Archaeology's growing research reputation and wider impact. In addition, candidates should possess a clear research vision as well as interest and ability in undergraduate and postgraduate teaching, and administration.

Informal enquiries may be made via

The post is available from 1 September 2014.

Northern Archaeological Associates - Site Assistant, Assistant Supervisor and Supervisors

posted 11 Mar 2014, 16:20 by Paul Brayford   [ updated 12 Jan 2016, 09:16 ]

Northern Archaeological Associates Ltd is based in the attractive historic market town of Barnard Castle in Teesdale, Co. Durham and is one of the leading independent heritage consultancies in the north of England. We undertake a large range of consultancy and fieldwork projects and work throughout northern England and the Midlands. For further information on NAA and the range of projects the company is involved with please visit our home page

The company is seeing a sustained period of growth and has a significant increased work programme for 2014. In order to meet this increase in demand we are currently seeking archaeologists at Site Assistant, Assistant Supervisor and Supervisor level to support a range of projects both for immediate start and over the coming months.

Site Assistant, Assistant Supervisors and Supervisors are required to work on a series of assignments related to excavations on the A1 Leeming to Barton upgrade at Catterick Roman town and other shorter term excavations/evaluations in northern England and Cheshire.

Site Assistants ( £ 16,762): Minimum of 6 months fieldwork experience preferred.

Assistant Supervisors ( £ 17,500): Minimum 18 months fieldwork experience preferred and experience of machine monitoring is essential.

Supervisors ( £ 18,231): A number of Supervisors will be required to assist Project Officers with the supervision of small teams in discrete areas of excavation and to assist with machine monitoring. Minimum 2 years experience of excavation preferred.
Successful candidates will be offered a 40 hour working week, fixed term assignment with payment being made weekly in arrears. Paid overtime will be required on some schemes.

Accommodation and transport to and from site will be provided.
CSCS card is an essential requirement for all candidates.

We would also be interested in archaeologists who are based within the North East, Yorkshire and Chester area who may not be available for work at the moment but who wish to be added to our list of approved archaeologists to contact as additional projects come on line over the next few months.

Applications for all positions should be by CV to Tania Simpson:
Postholders will be entitled to receive statutory sick pay and holiday entitlement will be 28 days minimum (pro rata) including statutory or public holidays.

Applicants must be a British citizen or EU national, or hold a current work permit. Proof of eligibility that meets the UKBA requirements will be required prior to any offer of employment.

Northern Archaeological Associates is an Equal Opportunities employer. All applications are judged on the relevant skills and experience of the candidate, and not by gender, sexual orientation, marital status, religion, belief, age, nationality or ethnicity.

Leeds: ASWYAS Project Manager (Building Recording/Survey)

posted 8 Feb 2013, 17:03 by Paul Brayford   [ updated 11 Mar 2014, 16:09 ]

Project Manager (Building Recording/Survey)
(post reference WYJS 006-13)

Archaeological Services WYAS, an IfA Registered Organisation based in Leeds, is seeking to appoint a full-time permanent  project manager for building recording and other commercial projects.

To apply please download an application form, further details and job description at 
or e-mail
Alternatively contact 0113 253 0241. 

Please state the post reference number WYJS 006-13 when applying. 
CV applications will not be accepted.

Closing date for applications is Friday 22nd February. 

Interviews will be in early March.

Programme Director Natural Sciences and Archaeology (Maternity cover, part-time)

posted 22 Jan 2013, 13:06 by Paul Brayford   [ updated 11 Mar 2014, 16:09 ]

University of Sheffield

Job Reference Number: UOS005944
Job Title: Programme Director Natural Sciences and Archaeology (Maternity cover,
Contract Type: Fixed term until 20 September 2013
Working Pattern: Part time (0.5FTE)
Faculty: Professional Services
Department: The Institute for Lifelong Learning
Salary: Grade 8
£37,382 - £44,607 per annum pro-rata
Closing Date: 31st January 2013
The Institute for Lifelong Learning (TILL) is currently responsible for part-time undergraduate teaching provision in the
University; it is a significant provider in the region; and makes a major contribution to the University's widening participation
agenda. The University of Sheffield is exceptionally proud of the important role that the Institute plays in terms of civic and
community engagement and the provision of high quality academic programmes for adult learners.
The postholder will join a team of programme directors, tutors and support staff and will play a key role in TILL's work by
managing and developing two important and well-regarded programmes; the BSc in Natural and Human Environments and
the Certificate in Archaeology. The main duties include providing leadership for the programmes, developing the curriculum,
managing student recruitment and co-ordinating the delivery of modules and student assessment. A further key duty will be
to continue to build links with local cultural and heritage organisations.
Applicants should have good honours degree in Archaeology, Geography, Ecology or a relevant subject area and a PhD in a
relevant area, as well as experience of teaching on part-time undergraduate degrees in the field and of working with local
organisations as partners in curriculum delivery and recruitment.
The post is to provide maternity cover from 4 March 2013 to 20 September 2013 and is part-time (0.5 FTE)

For full details - please visit:

Leeds: WYAAS Temporary Assistant Historic Environment Record Officer (Ref: WYJS:088)

posted 11 Nov 2012, 13:50 by Paul Brayford   [ updated 11 Mar 2014, 16:10 ]

SCALE WY03 (scale points 14-17) £15,725 - £16,830

Full time (37 hours) 6 month contract, any contract extension subject to funding

The West Yorkshire Archaeology Advisory Service is seeking a temporary Assistant Historic Environment Record Officer to work at their Wakefield offices. The successful applicant will be expected to assist in the maintenance and enhancement of, and the provision of access to, the West Yorkshire Historic Environment Record (HER). Their primary role will be the accessioning and formation of both computer-based and paper-based records. They will also be expected to respond to HER enquiries from the public and from archaeological professionals, and to help promote the work of the Service and the HER. There may be a need to carry out site visits to enhance specific records

Applicants will ideally have previous experience of SMR / HER work, need good communication & team-working skills, a good attention to detail and a punctilious approach to accuracy combined with flexibility. You should be qualified to degree level in a relevant subject, have a good general knowledge of English archaeology and be computer literate, preferably with GIS experience. This is a temporary post with funding currently available for six months. Any extension to contract will depend upon funds being available.

For an informal discussion please call Ian Sanderson on 01924 306801 or email

To apply for this position please download an Application Form, Guidance Notes and Temporary Assistant HER Officer alternatively call 0113 253 0241. Completed applications should be returned to Human Resources, West Yorkshire Joint Services, PO Box 5, Nepshaw Lane South, Morley, Leeds, LS27 0QP. Please remember to quoute the reference number WYJS:088 when applying.

The closing date for applications is Thursday 22nd November 2012.

Bradford: GSB Prospection - Archaeological geophysicist & Archaeological Geophysicist (Trainee)

posted 9 Nov 2012, 03:58 by Paul Brayford   [ updated 11 Mar 2014, 16:10 ]

GSB Prospection Ltd has been operating for over 26 years; we have been the face of geophysics on Time Team for the past 20 years. Recently GSB has joined the SUMO Group and with our new sister company Stratascan, we are now the largest group of archaeological geophysicists operating in the UK. The new recruits will be employed by GSB in West Yorkshire.

Closing date for all positions 19th November 2012
Interviews to be held week commencing 26th November 2012

Leeds: Archaeological Services WYAS - Casual/relief archaeological field staff

posted 9 Nov 2012, 03:53 by Paul Brayford   [ updated 11 Mar 2014, 16:11 ]

Archaeological Services WYAS is seeking to increase its database of field staff (supervisory and assistant grades) available for short-term fixed contracts and casual employment on forthcoming and potential sites in Yorkshire and the north of England. Candidates should have appropriate commercial experience and, preferably, IfA membership. CSCS accreditation and a clean driving licence are desirable for all candidates.

Shortlisted candidates will be interviewed and their references checked. Satisfactory candidates will then be added to the database of eligible workers.

The length of contracts will be determined by the staff requirements of the various projects. Casual employees may be transferred on to fixed term contracts as projects develop. Rates of pay exceed BAJR minima and all employees will receive a leave entitlement and will be provided with PPE and appropriate induction and training.

The normal working week is 37 hours, although staff engaged on a casual basis may work less.

Leeds: Archaeological Services WYAS - Archaeological Geophysicist / Assistant Geophysicist

posted 9 Nov 2012, 03:51 by Paul Brayford   [ updated 11 Mar 2014, 16:11 ]

ASWYAS is a multi-disciplinary archaeological unit based in Morley, on the outskirts of Leeds. We currently have vacancies in the geophysical survey teams which operate nationwide.

University of York: European Projects Manager in the Archaeology Data Service

posted 9 Nov 2012, 03:47 by Paul Brayford   [ updated 11 Mar 2014, 16:12 ]

Applications are invited for the position of European Projects Manager in the Archaeology Data Service, available from January 2013. This is an opportunity to take a key project management role within a team environment. You will be responsible for managing a portfolio of EU-funded projects and exploring new funding opportunities. Applicants should have a first degree and postgraduate qualification, at least one of which should be in archaeology.

This is a fixed term post for 36 months.

Informal enquiries may be made to the ADS Director, Julian Richards (

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