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Heritage Research Centre Coordinator (Fixed Term)

The Department of Archaeology is to appoint a co-ordinator for the newly established Centre for Heritage Research. The co-ordinator will oversee the day-to-day administration of the Research Centre and will work closely with the Centre's Management Committee, its Directors, and network of academic staff across the University to organise, manage and deliver activities for the Centre.

In particular, the post-holder will: connect and raise the profile of existing heritage research across the University; facilitate and grow a network through which researchers in heritage can more easily collaborate; organise seminar series, workshops and annual conferences; support grant applications for heritage research by Centre members; act as a point of contact for and liaison with national and international heritage institutions and policy makers; maintain the profile of the Centre and heritage research at Cambridge through the Centre website and bulletin.

Applicants should be educated to degree level or equivalent or have equivalent level professional experience, and should be able to demonstrate an understanding of heritage research, policy and practice and should have experience of working in an administrative or office based role, preferably within higher education or the heritage sector. Applicants should have excellent organisational and communication skills. A Masters degree or PhD in Heritage Studies, or a related subject, or evidence of research experience at an equivalent level is desirable.

Fixed-term: The funds for this post are available for 3 years in the first instance.

To apply online for this vacancy, please click on the 'Apply' button below. This will route you to the University's Web Recruitment System, where you will need to register an account (if you have not already) and log in before completing the online application form.

The application deadline for this post is Saturday 24 February 2018.

Informal enquiries about the post may be addressed to Professor Marie Louise Stig Sørensen ( Enquiries about applications should be addressed to Marie Butcher (

Please quote reference JD14501 on your application and in any correspondence about this vacancy.

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