Climate, Heritage and Environments of Reefs, Islands, and Headlands

Job Vacancy: Research Archaeologist – CHERISH Project (CLOSED)

The Discovery Programme is seeking applications to fill the post of Research Archaeologist with its CHERISH Project, funded through the European Regional development Fund through the Ireland Wales Cooperation Programme 2014-2022, Priority Axis 2 – Adaptation of the Irish Sea and Coastal Communities to Climate Change.

Nature of Employment

This is a fixed term, fixed purpose post for a period of up to nine months until 30 June 2023 (subject to successful completion of a six months probationary period).


In the region of €33,149 – €36,132 per annum (pro rata) (Point 1-3 Archaeologist Scale 65175(3)), starting point depending on experience.

How to Apply

Applications must be made by submitting an email, with the title of the position entered into the subject field of the email, to no later than 12 noon on Friday 19 August 2022

Attached to that email, applicants must include Application Form COM_2022_003 along with:

  • A short cover letter / personal statement, no more than 500 words 12pt single spaced text, outlining why you wish to be considered for this post and why you believe your skills, experience and values meet the requirements of the position.
  • A comprehensive CV, detailed as relevant to the position but to be no more than three pages in length. The first page of the CV should include a summary biography. NB: Please ensure that your CV does not include any personal information that is not relevant to the post being applied for.
  • Completion of the information fields set out on the application form.

Full job details and the application form can be downloaded here

Candidate Information Pack (pdf)

Candidate Information Pack (docx)

Application Form (docx)