|2015-2017||Gerda Henkel Research Scholar at the Excellence Cluster Topoi|
|2013-2015||Marie Curie – COFUND Fellow at the Excellence Cluster Topoi|
|2007- present||Honorary Research Fellow at the Department of Archaeological and Classical Studies, University of Kent|
|2006- 2013||Associate Lecturer at the Department of Archaeological and Classical Studies, University of Kent|
|2005-11||Senior Archaeologist – Museum of London Archaeology|
|2000-2005||PhD Archaeology – Institute of Archaeology, UCL|
|1999-2000||MPhil Later European Prehistory – Downing College, University of Cambridge|
|1996-1999||BA Hons Archaeology – Institute of Archaeology, UCL|
- Member oft he editorial board of Shima – The International Journal of Research into Island Cultures
- Member of the Institute for Archaeologists
- Lecturing experience: Associate Lecturer in Archaeology, University of Kent. Helen is responsible for teaching the Aegean Bronze Age and archaeological theory.
- Archaeological experience: Over the years, Helen has worked on fieldwork projects in the Cyclades, Kythera, Cyprus, Morocco, Sicily, Rome (Palatine Hill) and Barbados. Between 2005 and 2011, she worked in British contract archaeology, initially in the field and subsequently as a heritage consultant.