Field Technician and Project Manager, Brockington and Associates
Brockington and Associates is seeking Field Technician experienced archaeological field technicians based in our Mt. Pleasant, SC office for field work in throughout the Southeast. The work requires individuals with a bachelor's degree in archaeology, anthropology, or a related field, and a minimum of field school or the equivalent field experience.
Job responsibilities include the ability to conduct shovel testing and/or other unit excavations, artifact identification, note-taking, recording soil and other observations, field photography, use of handheld Global Positioning Systems devices, and general tasks under the direction of the Project Manager. Travel, physical labor, and time spent in outdoor conditions are a requirement of this job.
Work schedule will include 40 hour weeks. No overtime is expected on these assignments. We will provide vehicles for daily travel between the project area and the office. Single- occupancy hotel rooms and meal allowance are provided when traveling is required.
Brockington and Associates is seeking a Project Manager based in our Charleston, SC office for archaeological project work throughout the Southeast. Candidates should hold a minimum of MA/MS in archaeology, anthropology or related field and at least 2 years supervisory field and technical writing experience. Knowledge of Southeast prehistory and history is highly preferred.
Applicants must be able to lead crews in all phases of archaeological investigations, effectively discuss projects with clients, prepare budgets and proposals, and write technical reports and publications. Travel, physical labor, and time spent in outdoor conditions are requirements of this job.
Starting salary is competitive and is based on education and prior experience with potential for significant advancement. In addition to salary, we offer benefits, including health insurance, 401k, and paid vacation.
Driving required: Yes
Application due date: Applications must be received no later than 5:00 pm on February 21 or they will not be processed or considered.
For more information visit: https://www.brockington.org/Careers/
OVERALL RESPONSIBILITY: This position is responsible for managing the academic and practicing programs and activities of the organization. The AAA Fellow will draw upon his/her anthropological knowledge and experience to conduct research, identify and develop new programs and services that to meet individual and department member needs for continuing education, professional development, and institutional support. Manages the organization's research/survey efforts relating to member/constituency programs and services. This is a two-year fellowship.SCOPE OF ORGANIZATIONAL/FUNCTIONAL RESPONSIBILITIES:
Programs/Services 1. Research member needs and create new (or revitalize existing) programs/services. 2.Serve as resource for member questions relating to careers, education opportunities, and issue within the anthropology field. 3.Develop career services and products to assist members in advancing both academic and practicing careers 4.Oversee Department Services Program 5.At Annual Meeting, manage student Saturday, Department Chairs’ event, employer expo and grad school fair. 6.Manage Leadership Fellows program 7.Manage This Is Anthropology web portal
Research 8.Determine what data AAA should be collecting that would be of use/interest to members. 9.Manage and upgrade the AAA institutional research program 10.Create reports and products from survey data collected
Committees/Members Support 1.Serves as staff liaison for the Committee on Practicing Applied and Public Interest Anthropology (CoPAPIA) 2.Serves as liaison to the Coalition on the Academic Workforce (CAW), and the Committee on Labor Relations
Deadline for Application is March 15, 2014
QUALIFICATIONS •Education: PHD in Anthropology required and experience in academic setting required. An advanced degree in a related area preferred. •Experience: Experience in research, teaching, or administration preferred. •Skills and Abilities: Candidate should possess a clear understanding of anthropological methods and needs. Ability to think strategically, multi-task, and create collaboration among internal and external groups. Working knowledge of technology based tools and services. Strong oral and written communication skills with the ability to communicate anthropological information to non-anthropological associates. Experienced in creating and implementing programs.
Drexel University, Dept of History and Politics
Tenure-Track Assistant Professor, African Studies
The Department of History & Politics at Drexel University invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track, Assistant Professor position in African history, centered on any region or period, beginning Fall 2014. A transnational approach is desired, and relevant subfields include African diaspora, Atlantic history, and Afro-Caribbean history.
The present hire supports the process of building a transnational research focus in the department. The successful candidate will also direct the Africana Studies program in the College of Arts and Sciences, an interdisciplinary program of teaching and research that includes historical and social scientific studies; engagement with the health sciences and the arts; and commitments to student co-op and travel experiences.
The History & Politics Department is especially interested in qualified candidates who can contribute to the diversity and excellence of the academic community. Candidates will also be expected to contribute to the Department’s current and future undergraduate and graduate curricula.
Located in Philadelphia, Drexel is a privately endowed university founded in 1891. With approximately 20,000 students, it has one of the largest undergraduate cooperative education programs in the nation. The University offers an attractive benefits package including tuition remission and a generous retirement package with matching funds (up to 11%). It is an opportunity to join an exceptional University; one achieving record growth and strongly committed to further enhancing its reputation in research and teaching. Drexel University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.
For more information about Drexel University, please visit www.drexel.edu.
Please apply online at: www.drexeljobs.com -- the Department of History and Politics is #3649, and this posting is requisition #5823. Candidates should include: 1) a cover letter; 2) curriculum vitae; 3) up to three samples of your scholarly writing; and 4) the names and email addresses only of at least three references. Please do NOT submit reference letters at this time as such letters will be requested at a later date for short-listed applicants. Only applications submitted via the online system will be considered. The successful applicant must have completed all requirements for their PhD by August 15, 2014.
Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.
University of Cape Town, Dept of Archaeology
We seek an archaeologist with a research focus on stone artefact analysis, particularly in the Early and Middle Stone Ages. The successful candidate should add to the existing strengths of the Department, should provide leadership in field research and be able to contribute to its teaching programme. He or she will have a research programme in southern Africa, or be willing to develop a programme in this region.
To apply, please e-mail the completed UCT Application form (HR201) and all other relevant documentation as indicated on the form, clearly indicating “Lecturer - Archaeology” followed by the reference number in the subject line to Ms Edith Graham at email@example.com
The application form can be downloaded at http://web.uct.ac.za/depts/sapweb/forms/hr201.doc
An application which does not comply with the above requirements will be regarded as incomplete. Late applications will be accepted until the position has been filled.
Address: Staff Recruitment and Selection, University of Cape Town, Private Bag X3, Rondebosch, 7700.
Telephone: +27 21 650 5405
Departmental Website: www.uct.ac.za/depts/age
Reference number: SR595/13
Closing date: 31 January 2014
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Fort Charles Archaeological Field School Project, Nevis, West Indies
This year's field school will expand on last year's work. This includes additional excavations at the guardhouse and along the fort's northern walls as well as test units to locate additional subsurface features. Our documentation of the site's ruins will assist in the planning of conservation efforts. Limited shovel testing and full-scale excavations of various contexts will support new interpretations of those living and working at Fort Charles during the site's occupation.
Students will learn traditional and advanced surveying methods, how to conduct pedestrian surveys, standard archaeological excavation techniques, and how to identify, catalogue, and analyze artifacts. There will be weekly lectures on Nevisian archaeology, history, and culture by project staff and visiting experts.
Students will arrive on island May 24 and depart June 14. Work will involve 5 1/2 days per week; 8:00am-2:30pm M-F at Fort Charles and 8am-Noon Saturdays at the Hill Top Guest House analyzing artifacts.
Preference will be given to Monmouth University students but all are encouraged to apply. No previous experience required. We are guests on Nevis and students will be expected to behave accordingly.
Contact Dr. Edward Gonzalez-Tennant for more information and check out the project flyer. Students seeking a place in the field school will need to submit an application and $200 nonrefundable deposit by March 28, 2014. Download application materials here.
ASA Restoration Project; Egypt (KMT)
Be a part of the history being unearthed at Karakhamun's tomb! The Asa Restoration Project is currently excavating Karakhamun's tomb and expects that future excavations will yield many more exciting and unexpected discoveries. Conservators are currently restoring the tombs of Karabasken and Irtieru and hopes to open them to the public in the near future.
Checkout the site for more details: http://www.asarestorationproject.com/support-asa.php