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Demonstrator in Archaeology and Anthropology (Fixed-Term)

Key information

Salary: Starting salary from £24,565 - £28,452 per annum with further progression opportunities to £31,076

Date advertised: Wednesday, August 30, 2017

Closing date: Wednesday, September 27, 2017 - midnight

Please quote reference: FST194

At BU our vision is to create a stimulating, challenging and rewarding University experience, through sharing a unique fusion of education, research and professional practice and inspiring our students and staff to enrich the world. Our highly skilled and creative workforce is comprised of individuals drawn from a broad cross section of the globe, and who reflect a variety of backgrounds, talents, perspectives and experiences to build our global learning community.

The Faculty of Science and Technology seeks to appoint an enthusiastic, talented and broadly trained Demonstrator to support the areas of anthropology and archaeology in education, research and enterprise.

You will be educated to degree level in a relevant subject and ideally bring expertise in Human Osteoarchaeology. You will also have knowledge and background in at least one of the following areas: Forensic Anthropology, Biological Anthropology, and Archaeology.

Preferably having experience of working in a university environment, you will deliver the Department’s laboratory and field based education in those areas and may provide supervisory support for student research projects at undergraduate and Master’s level.

You will also have experience in working on laboratory- and/or field-based projects. You will be responsible for the human and animal remains collections and will be aware of related ethical and curatorial requirements.

This is a fixed term appointment for one year. 

For further information and discussion or the opportunity for an informal visit, please contact by email Professor David Osselton, Head of Department of Archaeology, Anthropology and Forensic Science (

BU is an equal opportunities employer which values a diverse workforce. We provide a supportive and inclusive environment where all individuals can fulfil their potential. Together, we share a common set of values rooted in inspirational learning, world-class research and the latest thinking. We provide a powerful fusion of research, education and professional practice, creating a unique academic experience.