Current job vacancies

Part-time Departmental Lecturer in Archaeology

Grade 7: £32,236 - £39,609 p.a. (pro rata for part-time)

Closing date: 23 November 2018

We are seeking to appoint a Departmental Lecturer in Archaeology who will take on the role as Director of the Undergraduate Certificate in Archaeology and the MSc in Applied Landscape Archaeology. The postholder will function as a key member of a small team, dedicated to running a successful Archaeology and Historic Environment programme in Continuing Education. The team currently consists of the Director of Studies in Archaeology (an Associate Professor), a Departmental Lecturer, and an Academic Programmer for the Professional Training in the Historical Environment. S/he will be expected to support the programme and the work of the team, where appropriate. This post is being introduced to provide cover for a significant part of the role of Dr David Griffiths, Reader/Associate Professor in Archaeology, who will be on research leave for the appointment period.

The Department offers a rich programme of courses in archaeology, including a number of part-time award-bearing courses at undergraduate and postgraduate level. This encompasses a 2-year Certificate (FHEQ Level 4), a 2-year Diploma in British Archaeology (FHEQ Level 5), a 1-year Advanced Diploma in British Archaeology (FHEQ Level 6), an MSc in Applied Landscape Archaeology and a part-time DPhil programme in Archaeology. There is also an extensive annual programme of online and short courses for the public, including Archaeology weekly classes, day and weekend event and, summer schools. Additionally, there is a professional short course programme of Course and Workshops in the Historic Environment.

The successful candidate will have a doctorate in archaeology and have experience of teaching and research in their subject at higher education level.

This part-time (0.5FTE) appointment is for a fixed-term of 9 months from 1 January 2019 to 30 September 2019.

The closing date for applications is 12.00 noon on 23 November 2018.


Student Administration Officer

Grade 6: £28,660 - £34,189 p.a.

Closing date: 27 November 2018

This is an exciting opportunity for a highly motivated and impeccably well organised administrator to contribute to the enhancement of student administration within the Department of Continuing Education.

The role is varied and wide-ranging and will give the opportunity to learn about a diverse range of activities within student administration. The Student Administration team has recently been restructured and a variety of processes and systems are currently being reviewed and improved. You will provide support to those leading the changes, and will be proactive and responsive in identifying other areas for review.

You will provide support primarily to the Head of Student Administration, and day-to-day administration will include tasks such as assisting with the development of new policies and procedures, student casework, projects to improve data quality and reporting, providing administrative support for meetings and other cross-department administration, as required. You will also work flexibly with and for other key roles within the Department, including the Deputy Heads of Student Administration, Directors of Undergraduate and Graduate Studies, and various course administration staff. You will therefore need to be flexible and adaptable, able to manage a diverse workload and to work successfully with multiple teams and individuals.

You will have excellent interpersonal skills and attention to detail, be able to learn new processes and systems quickly, and be confident in working with complex data. You will also be able to exercise a high degree of responsibility and judgement in solving problems and will have the ability to interpret and apply complex regulations and procedures within a diverse and changing environment.

The closing date for applications is 12.00 noon on 27 November 2018.


Part-time Seasonal Administration Assistant

Grade 3: £19,202 – £22,017 p.a. (pro rata)

Closing date: 30 November 2018

We are seeking an administrative assistant to provide support to the International Human Rights Law (IHRL) Administrator for 5 hours a day, Monday to Friday, from early-February to mid-October in delivering all aspects of a Summer School and a part-time Masters. The postholder will work in particular on the preparation and administration of the Summer School and the residential element of the Master’s programme including the compilation of reading materials, admissions, invoicing and collecting payments.

The successful candidate must have excellent organisational and IT skills (using Microsoft packages), and must be accurate and literate. A flexible and positive approach is essential.

The post is available from 4 February to 11 October 2019 (36 weeks). The expected hours of work are Monday to Friday, 9.00am –3.00pm with 1 hour for lunch, though alternative hours may be considered. Occasionally some extra hours’ work may be available.

The closing date for applications is 12.00 noon on Friday 30 November 2018.