Associate Professorship of Archaeological Science

University of Oxford
The School of Archaeology in association with St Cross College
Closing Date
WorkplaceOxford, South East England, UK


The School of Archaeology is seeking to appoint an Associate Professor of Archaeological Science with effect from 1 September 2019 or as soon as possible thereafter. The School of Archaeology, comprising the Institute of Archaeology and Research Laboratory for Art History and Archaeology, is a major centre for research and teaching in archaeological science, integrated with other branches of the discipline. The successful candidate will become a (non-tutorial) Fellow at St Cross College, with access to a range of benefits and facilities enhancing academic life, as set out in the job description.

The postholder will be based at The School of Archaeology, 1 - 2 South Parks Road, Oxford, OX2 3TG.

The minimum point of the salary scale is 47,263 p.a. Associate Professors who are awarded the title of full professor may receive from the University an additional salary payment of 2,754 p.a.

The main duties of the post are to carry out, disseminate the results of, obtain funding for, and supervise research at a high international standard in archaeological science, to teach a range of topics in archaeological science via lectures, classes and tutorials, and to perform administrative and pastoral functions associated with teaching and research.

The successful candidate will have a PhD in archaeological science or closely related subject and will demonstrate the ability to carry out research at a high international level along with the ability to teach effectively across a range of topics in archaeological science. Preference will be given to candidates with a specialism in stable isotope analysis of bioarchaeological remains because the post is currently linked with leadership of the stable isotope laboratory within the School. The duties and responsibilities of the post are set out in the job description.

Further information (including details about how to apply) can be found on the further particulars for this post.

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

Applications are particularly welcome from women and black and minority ethnic candidates, who are under-represented in academic posts in Oxford.

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