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Warwickshire County Council

Directorate of Libraries Heritage and Trading Standards

Museum Field Services

 

(based at English Heritage National Monument Record Centre, Swindon)

 

Mapping Project Officer

Aggregates Levy Sustainability Fund  (ALSF) Project:

Assessing the Archaeology of Warwickshire’s Aggregates Landscape

Salary 15,675-19,656 (Scale 4/5)

 

6 month contract (start date April 2006 or as soon as possible thereafter)

 

We are seeking an archaeologist with demonstrable enthusiasm for aerial photographs to provide specialist input to an assessment of Warwickshire’s archaeology in the aggregates producing areas, in order to enable us to give better advice about the impacts and mitigation of aggregates extraction, and to identify themes for future research. This post would be a suitable training opportunity for an archaeologist seeking to develop a career in aerial photographic interpretation

 

You will view and analyse aerial photographs in order to record archaeological features, and rectify and transcribe data digitally. A Degree in Archaeology or related subject, or equivalent qualification, a good knowledge of British archaeological sites of all periods, experience in the use of  archaeological databases and stereoscopic vision are all essential attributes of this post.  Ability to use a stereoscope will be tested at interview.

 

The post will be managed on a day to day basis by staff of the Aerial Survey and Investigation Team at the National Monuments Record, Swindon, although regular liaison with other Warwickshire Museum staff engaged on the Assessment project will be maintained

 

To discuss this post informally, please contact Emma Jones, Historic Environment Records Officer, [log in to unmask],Tel 01926-412734. For a recruitment pack, please contact Warwickshire Museum on 01926 412500, or email [log in to unmask], or go to the ‘Business and Jobs’ pages of www.warwickshire.gov.uk

 

Closing date: 27th March                            Interviews (at Swindon): 6th April

 

 

Regards,

Bruce

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Bruce Howard

Heritage Information Partnerships Supervisor (HER Liaison)

English Heritage

National Monuments Record

Kemble Drive

Swindon

SN2 2GZ

Tel: 01793 414880  Fax: 01793 414770

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