Updated December 4, 2016
Archaeological Assistant, Arkansas Archeological Survey
The Arkansas Archeological Survey (http://archeology.uark.edu) invites applications for a three-year (with possible extension) full-time position as Archeological Assistant to begin as soon as possible. This position is based at our Henderson State University research station (Arkadelphia AR).
Job Description: Duties include collections processing and data analysis, record keeping, fieldwork (some requiring in-state travel), supervising volunteers in the laboratory and the field, and interaction with visitors and callers to the Station, all under the direction of the Research Station Archeologist.
Salary: $24,000 with full benefits.
Starting Date: February 1, 2017 or sooner, if possible.
Review of applicants will begin immediately thereafter and continue until the position is filled.
Application process begins here: http://jobs.uark.edu/postings/17012
For further information, contact
Dr. George Sabo III
Director, Arkansas Archeological Survey
Cultural Resource Archaeology Field Technician, Marstel-Day, LLC
Location: Mid-Atlantic Region, California, Colorado, United States
Job Announcement No.: 2016-007
Marstel-Day, LLC, an environmental consulting and planning firm, seeks one or more qualified, part-time, Cultural Resource Archaeology Field Technicians or Crew Chiefs to support Phase I/II/III archaeology field studies and other cultural resources studies. The successful candidate(s) will become members of a pool of prospective Field Technicians or Crew Chiefs who will be called upon to perform work on an hourly basis as the Company receives task orders or assignments for these types of studies and analyses.
Marstel-Day is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer, and women and persons of color are encouraged to apply for these positions.
The primary duties of the cultural resource field technician position will be to provide direct support for the implementation and execution of field archaeology studies (Phase I, II, and III) for federal agencies, state/local governments or private entities seeking to comply with federal requirements and provide technical writing support for documenting field results and technical research to support other cultural resource studies.
Duties also include data recording, mapping and GPS, note taking, and artifact processing and some photography. For projects within the DC Metro area, daily travel may be required to the job site from the incumbent’s home location. For projects outside of the DC Metro area, the incumbent may be required to be on travel for an extended period of time (1 to 3 weeks) and stay at accommodations near the job site. Marstel-Day will compensate the incumbent for mileage and per-diem costs based on standard GSA rates.
Qualifications: Applicants must have:
· Minimum 3 years of experience and knowledge in conducting archaeology field studies (DOD field study experience a plus), including an understanding Department of Defense installations and missions. Experience in report preparation also a plus.
· Minimum 3 years of field experience supporting archaeological field surveys and other cultural resources planning studies in the Mid-Atlantic region.
· A strong background in cultural resources.
· Meeting Secretary of the Interior’s Professional Qualifications for Archaeology or History a plus.
· GPS and GIS experience are each a plus.
· NEPA experience a plus.
· An undergraduate degree from an accredited college or university in a field related to cultural resources, or a related subject. A Master’s Degree is a plus. A 3.4 grade point average (on a 4 point scale or equivalent) in the highest degree awarded is a strong plus.
· Demonstrated determination to provide excellent support to meeting client requirements.
· Intellectual curiosity, paired with excellent oral and written communication skills.
· Proficiency in the use of Microsoft Office suite programs Word, Excel and PowerPoint, and abilities with Access a plus.
· Availability for frequent travel in the U.S. as required.
· A demonstrable and strong commitment to a conservation ethic and a strong desire to identify and support strategies for cultural and natural resource conservation and a commitment to use green best management practices in the performance of their work.
The incumbent must:
· Be eligible to work in the U.S. (DHS Form I-9 must be completed by the incumbent and submitted to DHS for verification of citizenship and eligibility through E-Verify).
· Submit to a background check as a condition of any final offer of employment. Depending on the exact nature of the work, the applicant may also be required to submit to a credit and financial background check. This required contingency and evaluation continues even after hiring.
Salary and Benefits:
For the position of Cultural Resource Field Technician, the Company will pay a competitive hourly rate commensurate with the incumbent’s level of education and experience and responsibilities. For this part-time, temporary position, the company does not offer additional benefits other than the ability to participate in the Company’s 401(k) Plan.
If reading this open position announcement on our Company’s website employment page, follow the instructions provided on the employment page. If viewing this announcement on another independent employment web site, there may be additional site requirements that are necessary for submittal of an application. If reading this announcement offline or on a site that does not link to our webpage, go to <https://marstel-daycareers.silkroad.com>. Please follow all instructions and directions provided on the Company’s employment page. Submit a cover letter, resume, a minimum of 3 professional references, a brief writing sample (6-8 pages) and most recent transcripts. Submittals that do not include all of the required items will not be considered complete.
Essential Functions Description:
The incumbent will normally work outdoors during any season of the year within the Mid-Atlantic area under varying climatic conditions. Work activities will require some manual labor including digging using hand tools (shovel, trowel), lifting, sorting/sifting through materials, repetitive field tasks, and hiking through difficult terrain. For certain projects, the incumbent may be tasked with preparing written communications including the use of e-mail and other electronic reproduction of words, graphs, and photos. Furthermore, the incumbent may be required to make regular use of and be proficient with computers, telephones, mobile communication devices, copy machines and printers.
Assistant Professor of Anthropology, Archaeology of North America, NC State
North Carolina State University - Raleigh, NC: The Department of Sociology and Anthropology is accepting applications for an assistant professor (tenure-track) appointment to begin fall 2017. The successful candidate will have a primary research focus in the archaeology of prehistoric or historic North America and a strong theoretical foundation. We seek candidates with topical interests that may include, but are not limited to, the curation of material or digital data, collections management, and visualization techniques. Candidates will be expected to teach combined graduate/undergraduate courses in their specialty area, undergraduate courses in archaeology, and to mentor graduate students.
All applicants must apply online by going to http://jobs.ncsu.edu. You can search for the opening by entering 00105903 in the search field. As part of the online application process, applicants should be prepared to upload a vita and a cover letter describing research interests, research plans, and teaching interests and philosophy. Please include a list of three referees with email addresses on your CV.
Candidate qualifications include: (1) a PhD in anthropology or a related field by August 16, 2017; (2) a strong record of research and publication with a demonstrated record of extramural research funding or promise of such funding; and (3) a strong teaching record.
Formal screening of applications will begin November 15, 2016 and will continue until the position is filled.
North Carolina State University is the largest public university in North Carolina. Located in Raleigh at the heart of the Research Triangle, it offers excellent area amenities. Please visit our website at: http://socant.chass.ncsu.edu/. NCSU is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer welcoming applications from members of under-represented groups and all persons without regard to sexual orientation. Inclusiveness and diversity are integral to NC State’s commitment to excellence in research, engagement, and education.
Tenure-Track Archaeology Position at Ithaca College
The Ithaca College Department of Anthropology invites applications for a full time, tenure-eligible Assistant Professor position in archaeology effective August 15, 2017. The position involves: teaching undergraduate courses in archaeology appropriate to the candidate’s expertise and the department’s needs, including a methods class; supervising field experiences; conducting and publishing research; and participating in service to the department, campus, community, and profession.
Preference will be given to candidates with a holistic and integrative approach to teaching and research.
Requirements: PhD in hand at time of appointment, demonstrated excellence in teaching, an active program of research that will involve undergraduates, experience working with diverse populations, and an enthusiasm for working effectively and collegially with faculty, staff, and students. Geographic area of specialization is open, with preference for areas outside of South America. Topical specialization is open, though candidates with demonstrated experience in environmental and climatic applications of archaeology or modern technological applications, such as GIS, remote sensing, or bone chemistry, are particularly attractive.
Assistant Professor in Environmental/Energy Justice, Department of Social Sciences Michigan Technological University
The Department of Social Sciences at Michigan Technological University invites applications for an Assistant Professor to join an interdisciplinary social sciences faculty. We seek a scholar specializing in environmental and/or energy justice. Candidates with strengths in policy analysis and/or spatial methodologies are especially encouraged to apply.
Candidates should be prepared to teach one or more courses that articulate with undergraduate programs in Anthropology, History, or Law & Society. Applicants should also demonstrate how their research and teaching interests strengthen our graduate programs (MS and PhD) in Environmental & Energy Policy and/or Industrial Heritage and Archaeology. A Ph.D. in Anthropology, Geography, History, Political Science, Sociology or a related interdisciplinary field is required by August 15, 2017.
The successful candidate will demonstrate a strong research record and agenda, as well as high potential for securing external funding. Teaching experience is strongly preferred. The teaching load is two courses per semester. Michigan Tech is a research university (RU/H) with approximately 7,000 undergraduate and graduate students. Located minutes from Lake Superior in Michigan’s Upper Peninsula, the Houghton/Hancock community offers year-round recreational and cultural opportunities. This environment, combined with a competitive compensation package, results in an excellent quality of life. Michigan Tech is an Equal Opportunity Educational Institution/Equal Opportunity Employer, which includes providing equal opportunity for protected veterans and individuals with disabilities. Michigan Tech is an ADVANCE institution, one of a limited number of universities in receipt of NSF funds in support of our commitment to increase diversity and the participation and advancement of women in STEM. Michigan Tech acknowledges the importance of supporting dual career partners in attracting and retaining a quality workforce. See www.dual.mtu.edu for additional information.
Applications will be reviewed starting November 15, 2016. Full consideration will be given to applications received by that date. Interested candidates should complete the online application and upload required materials including: (1) a letter of interest, (2) Curriculum Vitae, (3) research statement, (4) teaching statement, (5) writing sample(s)and (6) names and contact information for three references. Letters of reference will be requested for candidates making the short list.
You can find out more about this position, including where to submit your online application, at: http://www.jobs.mtu.edu/postings/4766
Please direct inquiries to Dr. Chelsea Schelly at firstname.lastname@example.org or 906 487 1759.
Assistant Professor of Latin American Archaeology, University of Alabama
The Department of Anthropology at The University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa, invites
applications for a full-time, tenure-track, Assistant Professor position in Latin American archaeology to begin August, 2017. Ph.D. is required at the time of appointment. We seek an anthropological archaeologist who can direct graduate–level field research, chair M.A. theses and Ph.D. dissertations, and teach graduate–level research methods. The proposed archaeology hire will strengthen the department’s research emphasis on the “Archaeology of Complex Societies of the Americas.” We seek an archaeologist with a specialization in Geographical Information Systems and other technical skills that complement our departmental strengths including, but not limited to remote sensing, paleoethnobotany, soil
chemistry, zooarchaeology, geoarchaeology or statistics. The successful applicant will also contribute to the newly created Latin American, Caribbean, and Latino Studies Program and Minor (LACLS) in the College of Arts and Sciences.
To apply, go to http://facultyjobs.ua.edu/postings/39504 complete the online application and upload (1) an application letter with research interests, goals, and the names of three references with contact information; (2) a CV; (3) examples of manuscripts (for submission as publications and/or published articles) and (4) teaching evaluations (if available).
Review of applications will begin November 1, 2016, and will continue until the position is filled.
The University of Alabama is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer, and
actively seeks diversity among its employees. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply.
Tenure Track Position, University of Minnesota, Morris
The University of Minnesota, Morris invites applications for a tenure track position in Anthropology, with a specialization in Archaeology. We seek a candidate who can teach introductory and upper level courses in Archaeology and Biological Anthropology, including methods, theory and research-based classes. We are also interested in someone who is able and willing to teach, on occasion, Introduction to Cultural Anthropology (e.g., sabbatical for a colleague). Other desired competencies include GIS, online Geography (mainly for Education majors), and the ability to contribute to one of the campus' interdisciplinary academic programs (e.g., Environmental Studies, Latin American Area Studies, Gender Women and Sexuality Studies, African and Black American Studies, American Indian Studies). The opportunity to teach a freshman seminar is also a possibility. Academic advising of undergraduate students in Anthropology and related disciplines is a required component of the teaching load.
The ideal candidate will be a dynamic individual with a demonstrated interest in the liberal arts who will engage with our students inside and outside of the classroom. Interest in conducting and supervising locally based research is welcomed. UMM emphasizes close student-faculty relationships and faculty-directed student research. An active research program is expected and research collaboration with undergraduates is highly valued.
Position begins August 14, 2017. Salary and teaching load (20 credits annually) are competitive. ABD will be considered although candidates with strong evidence that the Ph.D. will be completed by the start date are preferred. Evidence of successful prior undergraduate teaching experience is required.
Complete applications will be reviewed beginning November 22nd, 2016 and will be accepted until the position is filled. UMM has a two-step initial application process (both steps required). Step 1) Please apply electronically through the University of Minnesota Online Employment System at: http://humanresources.umn.edu/jobs (upload no attachments there, please). Choose Job ID# 313310. Step 2) Send the following documents via emails (subject heading Anthropology Search) to Sharon Severance, email@example.com: i) a cover letter expressing your interest in teaching at a liberal arts college and outlining your research interests; ii) a statement of teaching philosophy; iii) teaching evaluations; iv) a curriculum vitae. Letters of recommendation, transcripts and copies of publications may be requested at a later date. If you have difficulty navigating the electronic process, or have any questions about submitting your application, please contact Sharon Severance at 320-589-6201 or firstname.lastname@example.org. For other communications, please contact the search Chair, Dr. Leslie Meek, at email@example.com or 320-589-6213.
Field School Opportunities
Updated December 4, 2016
Montpelier Foundation Field School
May 30 - June 30, 2017
The Montpelier Foundation has opened registration for our annual archaeology field school. This year’s school will be focused on excavations at the home of James and Dolley Madison, with specific focus on the sites relating to African American slavery.
The Montpelier Foundation is committed to encouraging the participation of African American students in archaeology. We offer scholarships for African American students covering all Montpelier related fees ($400-$650 equipment and housing fee), and the ability to take the course for no-credit, meaning African American students could take the course free of charge.
We also offer a competitive year-long internship for recent graduates who have completed the field school. This internship is full-time, paid and includes housing. Interns gain field and lab experience, conduct independent research, and get experience working on our public archaeology programs (http://montpelier.org/dig).
You can learn more about our field school here: http://montpelier.org/fieldschools
or register here: http://montpelier.fluidreview.com
People with questions should contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org!!