environmental archaeologist

Dienstgeber

Museum of London Archaeology

Ort

London

Land

United Kingdom:GB

Kontaktemail

Sektor

Feldforschung

Link zu weiterführenden Informationen

Anzahl der ausgeschriebenen Stellen: 1

Ist die Stelle unbefristet

nein

Befristet auf

3

Vollzeit

Arbeitsstunden pro Woche

Bruttojahresgehalt in Euro (Mindestgehalt)

21796

(Höchstgehalt)

23469

Beginn der Bewerbungsfrist

Ende der Bewerbungsfrist

2012-10-01
Qualifikationen

Ausbildung

BA

Berufserfahrung

wenig

Führerschein erforderlich?

nein

Beschreibung der Stelle
http://www.museumoflondonarchaeology.org.uk/Corporate/About-us/Jobs/MOLA-Environmental-Archaeologist.htm

MOLA Environmental Archaeologist
Closing date for applications: 1 October 2012 at 12.00 pm
We are looking to recruit an Environmental Archaeologist to join our processing team. The successful candidate will be responsible for processing, sorting and recording environmental and geoarchaeological samples from a large Medieval and Roman waterlogged site in the city. This will be excellent opportunity to gain experience of working on excellently preserved organic material.
Salary: £17,367 - £18,700 per annum, depending on experience + £220 p.a. clothing allowance, 3 months
Fixed Term post with potential to extend.
Reference number: Enviro1009
Applicants must have previous archaeological experience in a comparative environment and demonstrate knowledge of environmental processing and sampling methodologies, along with an understanding of archaeological data.
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Closing date for applications: 1October 2012 at 12pm
Interviews: Week of 8 October 2012
Museum of London Archaeology is a leading archaeology practice, which provides professional advice and services to the property industry and heritage sector. Based in central London we work at sites across the UK and employ a wide range of people in jobs as diverse as the team we wish to build. Museum of London Archaeology is part of an Independent Charity.
MOLA is an equal opportunities employer.
 
Job Description
 
Job Title:
Environmental Archaeologist
Department:
Museum of London Archaeology
Grade:
MOLA 3.2
Salary:
From £17367 plus £220 Clothing Allowance, per annum pro rata
Hours:
37 – 40 hours per week, Monday to Friday
Location:
MOLA office at Mortimer Wheeler House and on site as required
Duration:
Fixed-term until 22nd December 2012 (with possibility of extension
Responsible to:
Project Officer Ecofacts and Artefacts
Responsible for:
 
Overall Job Purpose:
To process environmental samples from archaeological excavations and geoarchaeological investigations
Key Result areas:
To process (wet sieving and flotation), sort, box and record bulk environmental samples for assessment and analysis. To sub-sample and process specialist environmental samples (insects, ostracods and molluscs) for assessment and analysis 
 
To assist processing of other materials from archaeological sites including human remains, dendrochronological samples and faunal remains to a state suitable for assessment and analysis
 
To assist with implementation of on-site sampling strategies and to undertake the recovery of environmental material on site
 
To maintain a database of processing data
 
To supervise volunteers and students when necessary
 
To ensure that the environmental element of the site archive is complete, accurate and ordered to the required standard
 
To work in accordance with the requirements of the MoLA Health and Safety policy
 
To work to established standards, procedures and guidelines as set out in MOLA handbooks and manuals and other published guidance, including the IFA Code of Conduct and Standards
 
To promote the work of MOLA and disseminate information to clients, colleagues and the general public as appropriate
 
 
NB This job description reflects the requirements of the MOLA as at September 2012.  This job description should not be taken as an exhaustive description of the role, and is rather indicative of the types of responsibility covered by this job.  MOLA reserves the rights to make reasonable changes as are necessary commensurate with the nature of the post held.
 
Person Specification
 
 
Essential
Assess. Method
Desirable
Assess. Method
Qualifications
 
 
 
 
 
Degree in Archaeology or equivalent experience
AF
CSCS card holder
AF
 
 
 
 
 
Experience & Knowledge
 
 
 
 
 
Practical experience of environmental processing including flotation and wet sieving from a variety of deposit types
WS / I
Experience of working with waterlogged samples 
AF/ I
 
Knowledge of a wide range of environmental techniques and their processing requirements
WS / I
Experience of processing/identifying finds 
WS / I
 
Ability to recognise different classes of biological remains
WS / I
Experience of designing or implementing environmental sampling strategies
WS / I
 
Archaeological fieldwork experience
WS
Experience or training in geoarchaeology, zooarchaeology, archaeobotany or other environmental specialism.
AF/I
 
Interest in Environmental archaeology
WS /AF
Experience of working with databases
WS / I
Skills/Abilities/
Competencies
 
 
 
 
 
Excellent Organisational Skills
WS / I
 
WS/I
 
Ability to work under pressure
WS / I
 
 
 
Ability to work without close supervision
I
 
 
 
Ability to use own initiative
WS/I
 
 
 
Excellent Communication Skills
I
 
 
 
Ability to work positively as part of team
WS / I
 
 
 
An understanding of diversity and how it relates to the role.
WS / I
 
 
 
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