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PORTABLE ANTIQUITIES LIAISON OFFICER/COMMUNITY ARCHAEOLOGIST
£20,010 p.a., Fixed term contract until 31 March 2008
We are looking for an enthusiastic individual to join our Early London History department. Half of the post will be dedicated to the work of the Portable Antiquities Scheme in Greater London. The main aims of the Scheme is to advance our knowledge of the history and archaeology of England and Wales by recording of archaeological objects found by the public and to increase opportunities for active public involvement in archaeology. You will make contact with members of the public - including metal-detector users, attend metal-detecting club meetings, explain the aims of the Scheme and the Treasure Act through giving talks, and will record finds on the Scheme's finds database.
For The other half of the post you will be working as Community Archaeologist for London. This will involve developing and delivering a programme of community archaeology projects. You will also promote the positive involvement in London archaeology of as many members of the public as possible, particularly through existing community organisations and groups.
You will ideally have a first degree or equivalent in archaeology and have a working experience of archaeological finds. You must be highly motivated and committed to delivering archaeology to as wide and diverse segment of the population as possible.
Application forms and further details can be found at www.jobsgopublic.com/museumoflondon Alternatively, please send an self-addressed A4 envelope to Museum of London, 150 London Wall, London, EC2Y 5HN, marked for the attention of HR, quoting reference number MoL-FLO
The closing date for applications is 22 September 2006. Interviews will be held on 5 October 2006.
Disabled applicants who meet the essential criteria will be interviewed.
The Museum of London is committed to the establishment of a diverse workforce. People from minority ethnic groups and with disabilities are currently under-represented in our workforce and applications from these groups are therefore particularly welcome.
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