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  • 05/05/2022 9:00 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Kansas State University (K-State) in Manhattan, KS, seeks a qualified individual to serve as Archaeological Collections Manager and NAGPRA Coordinator in the Department of Sociology, Anthropology, and Social Work.  This person is responsible for the ethical stewardship of K-State’s anthropological collections in a culturally and archaeologically sensitive manner.  They will serve as the K-State liaison for consultation with key stakeholders and complete other duties pertaining to compliance with NAGPRA. 

    For more information and to apply: https://careers.pageuppeople.com/742/cw/en-us/job/512968/archaeological-collections-manager-and-nagpra-coordinator 

    Review of applications starts May 25, 2022 and continues until position is filled.


  • 04/20/2022 4:32 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    The Public Service Archaeology & Architecture Program is searching for three Public Service Assistant Specialists that will conduct all levels of cultural resource investigations throughout the Midwest as part of a University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign-based cultural resources management program.

    The deadline has been extended to May 20, 2022.

    For details, see the full job posting.

  • 04/15/2022 5:25 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Kansas State University (K-State) is accepting applications for an Archaeologist (Research Associate) to serve on K-State’s archaeology support team at Ft Riley, Kansas.  Duties include working with the team of two other archaeologists to perform archaeological surveys, site assessments, and site monitoring; conduct descriptive and interpretive analyses of archaeological data; and contribute to technical reports detailing all work in accordance to standards set by Ft. Riley and the Kansas SHPO.

    This full-time position does not require travel beyond the work station (Ft Riley), thus, allows a stable home base in the Manhattan-Ft Riley area.  This is also a benefits eligible position including a comprehensive benefits package that includes health insurance, retirement plans, and paid vacation, sick, and holiday leave.

    Applicants must hold a Masters’ degree in anthropology, archaeology, or a related field; have at least 24 months of relevant experience with archaeological field work; and prior experience with descriptive analysis of archaeological materials (ideally lithics and/or historical).  Preferred qualifications include knowledge of the culture history and experience with the archaeology of the central Great Plains, excellent writing skills, and prior contribution to technical reports of archaeological surveys and evaluations in a CRM environment.

    For more information and to apply: https://careers.k-state.edu/cw/en-us/job/512767/research-associate 


  • 03/18/2022 9:27 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    The Anthropology Department proposes to hire a Visiting Assistant/Associate Professor with expertise in bioarchaeology with emphases on skeletal biology, archaeological excavation, mortuary archaeology and NAGPRA compliance. Preference will be given to candidates with research experience in the Great Lakes/Midwest and undergraduate teaching experience who add to the diversity of the faculty.

    For more information, see the full job posting.

  • 03/10/2022 12:10 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    The Illinois State Archaeological Survey (ISAS) seeks Archaeological Field Technicians to fill hourly field crew positions for large-scale Phase I, II, and III projects conducted out of our Central Illinois Field Station in Champaign. These are temporary (with potential of long term), full-time (40 hour/week), non-benefits-eligible, field/laboratory positions that may also involve some additional fieldwork, data processing, and specialized-analysis opportunities. Technicians will need to relocate to the Champaign area.  In-house training in ISAS methods is provided, and lodging and per diem are paid on out-of-town projects.

    The complete position announcement contains pay rates and application instructions.

  • 03/09/2022 1:45 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    The Field Museum is hiring two Anthropology Registration Assistants for an NEH Grant for one year. More information is in link below. If you know of anyone who would be interested, please feel free to forward them this link to apply.

    https://careers.hireology.com/fieldmuseum/784239/description


  • 02/15/2022 11:52 AM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    The Field Museum is offering a number of paid internship opportunities for students this year. Announcements for these with instructions on how to apply may be found online:

    https://apply-fieldmuseum.smapply.io/

    Please feel free to post and/or forward to students who are interested.


  • 12/06/2021 1:27 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    The NAPGRA assistant will be responsible for conducting a full review of the collection objects and accession group potentially connected to Native American tribes and subject to the Native American Grave Protection and Repatriation Act (NAGPRA). As part of this review, they will conduct collections-based research including archival research, close examination of objects, and consultation with academic and community experts. They will produce detailed reports for their research and identify which objects or collections require further consultation to determine cultural affiliation. The NAGPRA assistant will use this review to assess the museum’s history of communications with Tribes and will be responsible for reaching out to Tribal representatives to reopen or initiate consultations as needed. Working with the museum director, they will draft updated or new NAGPRA summaries, respond to requisitions for additional information, provide images or videos of collections, and assist with in-person collection visits as needed. The NAGPRA assistant may also assist with review of repatriation requests and drafting of Notice of Intent to Repatriate.

    Successful applicants must demonstrate knowledge of NAGPRA regulations and have experience working in museum collections. Experience investigating museum collection histories and addressing NAGPRA compliance issues preferred. Applicants will be assessed by their ability to manage projects, demonstration of skills conducting collection-based research, ability to work with databases and efficiently and accurately manage data, and demonstration of ability to communicate clearly through writing. Applicants are expected to demonstrate academic integrity and comply with professional ethical guidelines. Preference will be given to candidates with documented experience working with contemporary Native American tribes and who demonstrate an understanding of the history and ongoing legacy of the relation between museums and Native American communities. For more information:

    https://employment.niu.edu/postings/60381


  • 11/11/2021 4:24 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    ISAS is seeking a Senior Scientific Specialist, Archaeological Collections to assist in the management, inventory, documentation, and care of archaeological collections.

    Position will be based in Champaign, Illinois. The application deadline is December 3, 2021. See the job posting for details.

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