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The Society is looking to recruit a ScARF Project Manager

16th March 2018 | Categories: Appointments, Research, ScARF

**Please note that applications for this post have now closed**

Scottish Archaeological Research Framework Project Manager

ScARF LogoThe Society is seeking an exceptional candidate for the post of ScARF Project Manager. Responsible for every aspect of the Scottish Archaeological Research Framework project, from sourcing contributors and content to final publication and marketing, ensuring consistency and high academic standards throughout.  The main aims of the role are to manage and keep updated the existing Scottish Archaeological Research Framework (ScARF) project period panel reports, to create, manage and publish new regional research frameworks, and to manage the ScARF Museums Project.  The post will also help develop and deliver the Society’s role within Aim 2 of Scotland’s Archaeology Strategy.

Position Title: ScARF Project Manager
Reporting to: Director (Dr Simon Gilmour)
Starting salary: £28,356 to £30,090 per annum pro rata depending on experience (roughly equating to £17,013 to £18,054), plus a 10% pension contribution, flexible working, childcare voucher scheme available.
Hours: Part time, 22 hours per week. This position is dependent on external project funding and is initially offered to the end of March 2019 with the likelihood of extension.
Holidays: 38 days per year pro rata (roughly equating to 23 days)

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The ideal candidate will have knowledge of and interest in archaeological research into Scotland’s past, as well as an interest in the strategic role of research frameworks. They will be able to manage and prioritise a varied workload, with an eye for detail. The post requires strong computer skills, as well as excellent communication skills. This is a fantastic opportunity for a candidate wishing to develop or broaden a career in Scottish archaeology.

Applications should be addressed to Dr Simon Gilmour, Director ( Please include a cover letter describing how your skills and experience fulfil the criteria for the role alongside a CV. Please also provide names and contact details of two referees whom the Society may invite to comment on your suitability for the post in advance of appointment. Referees will not be contacted until a position has been offered.

Further information on the post can be found here: scarf-manager-job-description and on the context of the post here: scarf-manager-job-context

Closing Date: midnight Sunday 8th April 2018

Interview Date: Monday 16th April 2018

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