Archaeologist / Research Associate - Kansas State University

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.

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