Research Assistant in Endangered Archaeology

The School of Archaology, 1-2 South Parks Road, Oxford, OX1 3TG

Grade 6: £28,660 – £34,189 p. a. (pro rata)

Applications are invited for a Research Assistant to join the Endangered Archaeology in the Middle East and North Africa (EAMENA) project in the School of Archaeology at the University of Oxford. The position is part of a project funded by the Royal Commission of Al Ula.

The post is a part-time (60%) appointment, for a fixed term until the end of December 2019 (to start as soon as possible after 1 May 2019).

Applicants must have a master degree in archaeology and experience in remote sensing methods. The EAMENA project uses remote sensing to document heritage places and gathers information about these in an online Arches database to help mitigating threats to the sites. The primary role of the RA will be to contribute to an implementation project focused on the Al Ula region in Saudi Arabia. A demonstrated track record working with datasets using databases, Excel, and GIS is highly desirable, as is experience working in the Middle East.

The successful applicant will be expected to be able to work independently gather and process data to a high standard, and to collaborate with team members in Oxford and abroad.

Further details are available from Dr Pascal Flohr,

Additional information about the EAMENA project is available at

Applications for this vacancy are to be made online.

The closing date for applications is 12.00 noon on Wednesday 8 May 2019

To apply for this role and for further details, including the job description and selection criteria, please click on the link below: