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  • 10/04/2019 2:23 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    The Wisconsin Historical Society is currently recruiting for an Archaeology Supervisor who would serve as the Museum Archaeology Program’s Field Coordinator. The position is based in Madison, Wisconsin.  Deadline to apply is November 4th.

    If you have any questions about the position or the application process, please contact John Obligato in the WHS’s Human Resources division at 608.264.6409 or

    The job announcement (Code: 19-02915) can be found on WiscJobs:

  • 10/03/2019 11:14 AM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    The Department of Anthropology at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track Assistant Professor in Archaeology with a target start date of August 16, 2020. Deadline is November 15, 2019. For more information:

    ARCHAEOLOGY Ad - 2020 tenure track.pdf

  • 09/30/2019 12:21 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Under the general supervision of the State Historic Preservation Officer (SHPO), the Deputy State Historic Preservation Officer (DSHPO) manages program areas within the State Historic Preservation Office.  This position administers and supervises numerous preservation programs for the Division including, but not limited to the state and federal historic preservation tax credit programs; the administration of federal surveys and subgrants through the Certified Local Government program; the maintenance of the state’s Architecture and History Inventory (AHI); the National Register of Historic Places and the Wisconsin State Register of Historic Places programming; and the award of grants through the Fuldner Heritage Fund.  This position supervises and manages permanent and LTE staff of the State Historic Preservation Office at the Wisconsin Historical Society.  This position directs, coordinates, prepares, and promotes research related to Wisconsin’s historic properties.

    The position also independently reviews federal, state, and local actions for effects on historic resources in accordance with the federal and state laws and regulations established under Section 106 of the National Historic Preservation Act, and ss. 44.39-42 and ss. 66.0413, 66.1111. and 120.12(21) Wis. Stats.

    For more information .

  • 08/21/2019 2:38 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    The Missouri State Historic Preservation Office (SHPO), within the Division of State Parks, Missouri Department of Natural Resources, Jefferson City, is seeking an archaeologist who enjoys working independently in a collaborative team environment and is capable of simultaneously managing projects that vary in scope, urgency, and complexity. 

    The SHPO’s Review, Compliance, and Records (RCR) Unit within the Missouri SHPO is a group of committed professionals that maintains the archaeological records, Cultural Resource Management (CRM) library/database and the office’s Geographical Information System (GIS), reviews undertakings submitted by federal agencies and their applicants under Section 106 of the National Historic Preservation Act, and manages the Native American Grave Protection and Repatriation Act (NAGPRA), state burials, historic cemeteries, shipwrecks, and archaeology education.

    To learn more about this career opportunityplease see the attached vacancy notice or This is a full-time position with the state’s benefit plan (see Please direct questions to Toni Prawl, Director and Deputy SHPO, at 573-751-7857

    Please note the posting period ends September 4, 2019. The Missouri Department of Natural Resources is an equal opportunity employer.

    190904 Missouri SHPO Archaeologist post 8 2019.pdf

  • 08/20/2019 7:19 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Post-Doctoral Research Associate 
    Illinois State Archaeological Survey 
    Prairie Research Institute 
    University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign 

    The Illinois State Archaeological Survey (ISAS), Prairie Research Institute (PRI) at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, is seeking a two-year Post-Doctoral Research Associate in Archaeological Collections and Digital Data Management who will work with the ISAS Curator in Midwestern Archaeology. 

    The researcher will facilitate access to collections and data for ISAS archaeologists and assist in overseeing, organizing, accessioning and supervising the processing, documentation and storage of accessioned materials, written and digital documents, and photographic data. This includes a research component. The candidate will possess a Ph.D. in Anthropology, Archaeology, or closely related field. Candidates with a Ph.D. in Museum Studies or Library and Information Sciences with an MA in Anthropology or Archaeology, will also be considered. 

    The successful candidate will possess a demonstrated knowledge of relational database use and management in a museum or collections management setting. Preference will be given to candidates with a specialization in pre-Columbian Archaeology and artifacts of the American Midwest. This is a full-time benefits eligible position. Start date will be as soon as possible after the closing date. The University of Illinois conducts criminal background checks on all job candidates upon acceptance of a contingent offer. 

    To ensure full consideration, email a letter of application, C.V., and the names and contact information of three professional references to Michael Farkas (, Chair, ISAS Postdoctoral Search Committee, by September 30, 2019

    The University of Illinois is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action employer. Minorities, women, veterans and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply. For more information, visit

  • 08/06/2019 11:34 AM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    The Missouri Department of Transportation (MoDOT) has an opening in its Historic Preservation Section for an Archaeologist. Our ideal candidate is someone who meets the Secretary of the Interior's Professional Qualifications Standards for conducting archaeological investigations, and has demonstrated the ability to:

    · Perform/juggle varied & complex historic preservation studies to identify historic properties

    · Assess and document the effects of an undertaking upon historic properties

    · Successfully communicate with Federal & State agencies, tribes, communities, and the public

    · Develop measures to mitigate adverse effects to these properties in compliance with federal laws and regulations.

    Information about the position (Historic Preservation Specialist Series) and how to apply is at Application deadline is August 27, 2019.

  • 08/05/2019 4:17 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Job/ Paid Internship Opportunity - Historian/Historic Preservation Specialist The New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection, Municipal Financing & Construction Element (MFCE) seeks a Historic Preservation/History specialist to conduct research on the history of sanitation, with the goal of producing a historic context report on water-related infrastructure in New Jersey. for more information:

  • 08/05/2019 10:48 AM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    The Department of Anthropology at The Pennsylvania State University ( invites applications for two tenure-track positions in archaeology starting Fall Semester 2020. Rank is open as we intend to fill early (Assistant Professor) to mid-career (Professor) positions.

    We seek outstanding archaeologists whose interests and skills are consistent with the Anthropology Department’s integrative, scientific, and quantitative approach to studying the human condition, and its long tradition of sociopolitical, population, ecological, and evolutionary research. Methodological and geographical areas of expertise are open. Candidates’ areas of interest might include, but are not limited to, human responses to climatic and environmental change, population growth and distribution, health and diet, intensification of subsistence systems, and sociopolitical and economic systems, especially as they relate to inequality, migration, and settlement.

    Candidates must be engaged in active fieldwork and laboratory research that complement existing departmental programmatic strengths. Successful candidates must demonstrate effective teaching at the undergraduate and graduate levels, an ability to obtain external funding, a strong publication record, and an innovative and integrative research program with a commitment to community engagement. We encourage collaborative research projects within the department and across the university through its various interdisciplinary programs (e.g., Huck Institutes of the Life Sciences [], Institutes of Energy and the Environment [], Human Dimensions of Natural Resources and the Environment [], Intercollege Graduate Degree Program in Ecology [], Population Research Institute [], and the Graduate Program in Demography []).

    Review of applications will begin 1 October 2019, and will continue until the positions are filled. Direct questions regarding this faculty position to Dr. George R. Milner (

    Applications should include: 1) a cover letter; 2) a curriculum vitae detailing your educational background, employment history, grants, and publications; 3) a statement covering research and teaching interests, as well as how they relate to a commitment to diversity and inclusion (maximum 2 pages); and 4) the names, addresses, and emails of three or more references. To apply, please upload materials as a single PDF file at

    To review the Annual Security Report which contains information about crime statistics and other safety and security matters and policies, please go to, which will also explain how to request a paper copy of the Annual Security Report.

    EEO Is The Law

    Penn State is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer, and is committed to providing employment opportunities to all qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status. If you are unable to use our online application process due to an impairment or disability, please contact HR Services at or 814-865-1473.

    Employment with the University will require successful completion of background check(s) in accordance with University policies.

  • 07/24/2019 10:37 AM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    The Kentucky Heritage Council is hiring a Historic Preservation Coordinator who primarily coordinates with Kentucky Transportation Cabinet and the Office of Local Programs representatives to guide the work of professional cultural historic staff and other personnel in activities related to the National Historic Preservation Act.

    Work tasks consist primarily of Section 106 review including the review of cultural historic reports, survey forms, project plans, participation in public meetings and consulting party meetings, and field visits to project areas with Transportation Cabinet staff. There will be occasional opportunities for field work, documentation of historic above-ground resources, and other research driven by the agency's needs and the applicant's interests. A typical work day is highly dynamic requiring the successful candidate to make decisions based on the shifting priorities of multiple projects.

  • 07/12/2019 10:52 AM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    The Arizona State Museum at the University of Arizona seeks a Database Specialist, Senior. The Database Specialist, Senior position is a 1.0 full-time equivalency (FTE) classified staff position within the collections division of the Arizona State Museum (ASM), University of Arizona. The Database Specialist, Senior position reports to the ASM Head of Collections.  The incumbent assists in the implementation, operations, and maintenance of the museum’s collections information systems and database. The incumbent will perform duties in fulfillment of Arizona State Museum’s (ASM’s) state-mandated policies and responsibilities. This position combines functions involving operational oversight and content management for the Collections databases including the ASM-CCIS (hosted by Axiell EMu), Library & Archives (Voyager library Catalog Software system), Arizona Records Office (SQL-SDE), and specialty databases in Microsoft Access. The incumbent will collaborate with technical teams from the Office of Research, Development, and Innovation (RDI CITTT), and central Campus IT organizations to ensure the security and maintenance of ASM databases.

    For more information:   

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