Our Western Isles campuses, the main base at Stornoway and our three learning centres, are situated in some truly remarkable scenery. Not only does this mean that when you're not working there is plenty to see and do to explore the great outdoors, but if you need inspiration from your surroundings you only need step outside and let nature take your breath away.

To support our work we are recruiting to the following role:

Research Assistant (6 month fixed term post)

Salary range Salary £23,664 plus £2,157 Islands Allowance per year
Duration6 month fixed term post
LocationLews Castle College UHI Benbecula Campus
Closing Date5:00pm on Monday 30 March 2020

Applications are invited for the above post based at our Benbecula Campus.

The successful applicant will be responsible for carrying out desk-based research required for the successful development and delivery of the augmented reality smart device app and the mixed media exhibitions as part of the Uist Virtual Archaeology Project.  Applicants must be educated up to degree level in archaeology or a related discipline and have excellent research and analytical skills.  Knowledge and understanding of archaeological research in the Western Isles is essential, as is experience of working in archaeology/heritage sectors and community groups.

Completed application and monitoring forms are to be returned by e-mail to lehr@uhi.ac.uk by 5:00pm on Monday 30 March 2020.

Lews Castle College UHI recognises the equality between Gaelic and English, and would welcome applicants with skills in both areas

Comhairle nan eilean siar | Heritage Fund | Scottish Natural Heritage | European Union | University of the Highlands and Islands Archaeology Institute

If you have any queries about the application process please contact lehr@uhi.ac.uk.