We are seeking to appoint a Technician with established professional expertise in digital and visual media who can support our needs in Digital Archaeology and Heritage. The postholder does not necessarily need to have a background in archaeology and/or heritage but should have knowledge of, and experience in, and be willing to develop, expertise in several of the following areas in relation to archaeological needs. The ideal candidate will be organized, methodical and practical but able to respond to changing deadlines and new challenges in a flexible, informed and considered manner. There is an expectation of travel in the UK and abroad connected to supporting digital work in the field.
The Department of Archaeology at Durham has a world-class teaching and research reputation. We are regularly ranked one of the top two Archaeology departments in the UK and one of the top six globally. We run fieldwork projects across the world and our staff are passionate about sharing their expertise with students. We run six undergraduate programmes and six taught postgraduate programmes and have an academic community of some 400 staff and students combined. Our research and engagement, as well as our teaching, stretches from excavation and heritage protection work in Nepal and Sri Lanka, to our field training excavations at Auckland Castle, Co. Durham and we use our cutting-edge laboratories and expertise to take forward research and teaching on internationally significant projects and collections. Our portfolio is diverse and dynamic, and we are actively developing our teaching programmes to reach new UK and world audiences. We host a commercial archaeology unit in the Department and a range of lab-based commercial operations centred on our applied and scientific research expertise.
Closing Date: 22nd January 2021