School of History, Classics & Archaeology

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Mr Andrew Barlow

Archaeology Laboratory Technician

  • Tel: +44 (0)131 651 5222
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  • Room 3.20, Doorway 4, Old Medical School, Teviot Place, Edinburgh, EH8 9AG

Job Description

I am responsible for the day-to-day safe effective operation and usage of the Archaeology laboratories, providing technical guidance, supervision and training to laboratory users. 

Key Duties

  • Responsible for providing technical guidance to academic staff, researchers and students to ensure effective operation of the archaeology laboratories.
  • Manages lab activities, and provides training and supervision for student volunteers gaining practical experience in a laboratory environment.
  • Organises post-excavation processing, analysis and recording of archaeological remains.
  • Supports ongoing compliance with laboratory good practice guidelines and Health & Safety legislation.