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Subject: Position at University College London

Position at University College London

From: Clifford Price <tcfa285>
Date: Thursday, October 22, 1998
Chair of Archaeological Materials and Technology
Professor of Archaeological Materials and Technology
Institute of Archaeology
University College London

Applications are invited for the Chair of Archaeological Materials
and Technology, to be established in September 1999.  The Chair is
to be held in the Institute of Archaeology, in the Faculty of Social
and Historical Sciences.

The Institute is the largest university-based archaeological
institution in Britain, with nearly 500 students and more than 40
academic teaching staff. It has always placed a strong emphasis on
the application of science and technology to archaeology, and it is
exceptionally well equipped for that purpose.  It also has great
strengths in humanistic archaeology, with extensive period and area
coverage, and a strong commitment to world archaeology.

The successful applicant will be a scientist of the highest
international standing in a relevant discipline, and will be capable
of building up and leading a research team in the Institute that
will take its place at the forefront of international research.
He/she will also be expected to participate fully in the education
and training of undergraduate and graduate students.  He/she will
preferably be familiar with research issues in archaeological
conservation and museology, in addition to materials science.  It is
expected that a dedicated laboratory will be available to the team,
together with the services of a specially appointed technician.

Further particulars are obtainable from the

    Director of the Institute of Archaeology
    University College London
    Gower Street
    London WC1E 6BT
    +44 0-171-380 7483
    p.ucko [at] ucl__ac__uk

Applications (10 copies for UK candidates, one copy for overseas
candidates), comprising a full CV and the names of three referees
(including at least one international referee), should be submitted
to the
    Provost, University College London
    Gower Street, London, WC1E 6BT.

Closing date for receipt of applications is 16 November 1998.

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