Associate Professorship of Radiocarbon Science

University of Oxford

United Kingdom

October 7, 2021


Associate Professorship of Radiocarbon Science

School of Archaeology, 1 South Parks Road, Oxford, OX1 3TG Grade 10a (36S) £48,835 - £65,574 per annum

The School of Archaeology in association with Wolfson College is seeking to appoint an Associate Professor of Radiocarbon Science with effect from 1 January 2022 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 post holder will be Director of the renowned Oxford Radiocarbon Accelerator Unit (ORAU), a key facility within the School, and will maintain ORAU's position at the cutting edge of radiocarbon research. The successful candidate will become a Non-Tutorial Fellow at Wolfson College, with access to a range of benefits and facilities enhancing academic life, as set out in the job description. The post holder will be based at The School of Archaeology, 1-2 South Parks Road, Oxford, OX1 3TG.

The minimum point of the salary scale is £48,835 per annum. Associate Professors who are awarded the title of full professor may receive from the University an additional salary payment of £2,846 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 radiocarbon science, to manage the ORAU facility, to teach a range of topics in radiocarbon science via lectures, classes and tutorials, and to perform administrative and pastoral functions associated with teaching and research.

The duties and responsibilities of the post, together with selection criteria and details about how to apply, are set out in the job description.

The closing date for applications is 12.00 midday on Thursday 7 October 2021.

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

Contact Person : Amy Bogaard Vacancy ID : 153298 Contact Number : Closing Date & Time : 07-Oct-2021 12:00 Contact Email :

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