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Technician in Archaeology

  University of Leicester in Leicester
   £22,017 to £26,243 per annum
  Apply before: 22/10/2018
Responsibility Level:  Trainee   L 2  L 3  L 3/4  L 4  L 4/5  L 5  L 5/6  L 6  L 7
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Location: Leicester
Department: School of Archaeology and Ancient History
Salary details: £22,017 to £26,243 per annum
Hours per week: 35

About the role

In this role you will provide the School with technical support in either Geomatics, Geophysics or materials-based research and teaching , you will also provide support to the annual field school. You will maintain key equipment, as well as providing the management and curation of teaching and research materials. This role also involves some key health and safety responsibilities. You will provide teaching support to students and staff through laboratory demonstration and training in the use of field equipment.

Leicester is a leading University committed to international excellence, world-changing research and high quality, inspirational teaching. We are strongly committed to inclusivity, promoting equality and celebrating diversity among our staff. Located close to the city centre, our staff enjoy a friendly and supportive working environment, plenty of training opportunities and a wide range of excellent campus facilities.

About you

Educated to A-Level standard or equivalent in a relevant subject, you will have a good technical knowledge of both archaeological and laboratory practices. Relevant experience as an archaeological or laboratory technician is desirable. We are looking for a self-starter who is able to work on their own initiative. You will be able to work flexibly and have a positive approach to your work.

Additional information

Full time, permanent contract

For informal enquiries, please contact Gus Dinn at or Jose Carvajal Lopez at

We anticipate that assessments will take place on Friday 2 November 2018.

In return for your hard work, we offer a working environment that is committed to inclusivity, through promoting equality and valuing diversity. We offer a competitive salary package with excellent pension scheme, a generous annual leave allowance and an online portal that offers a range of lifestyle benefits and discounts. Located close to Leicester city centre, our award winning campus benefits from a wide range of cafes, a fully equipped sports centre and nursery facilities.

Further information regarding our extensive range of staff benefits is available at

Advert closes midnight on: 22 Oct 2018



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