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  • 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

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    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:   

  • 07/08/2019 12:39 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    The Staff Archaeologist is a term appointment through the end of the fiscal year (June 30, 2020), potentially renewable based on performance and funding. Questions about the process or the position can be directed to Kevin Nolan (, 765-285-5325).  For more information and to apply, go to:

  • 07/02/2019 11:17 AM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    The Arkansas Department of Transportation has an archeology position located out of Little Rock. Please spread the word. Follow the link below to apply for the posting

  • 07/01/2019 7:17 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    The Field Museum has recently posted an open position for an Assistant Curator of African Anthropology & Archaeology. Details about the position and how to apply can be found online here:

  • 06/25/2019 10:56 AM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Wood’s cultural resource program is looking for a Project Archaeologist with Midwestern, Midcontinent, or Southeastern experience. This position is a full-time, salaried position with benefits. Salary is commensurate with education and experience. (Amec Foster Wheeler is now part of Wood)For more details:

  • 06/25/2019 10:53 AM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Archeologist – Project Leader in Wisconsin
    Organization: Wisconsin Historical Society
    Job Announcement Code: 1901742
    Job Type: Full Time
    Salary: $37,356 to $61,609 depending on qualifications

    Job Summary: The Museum Archeology Program (MAP) has an opening for a project leader for archaeology field research conducted in the state of Wisconsin.  The MAP is an active research branch of the Wisconsin Historical Society.  We conduct all phases of archaeological research in compliance with federal and state historic preservation legislation.  The Archeologist – Project Leader will conduct archaeological field investigations and laboratory analysis of collections, complete technical reports, and make recommendations regarding the impacts on archeological properties from proposed construction projects in the state of Wisconsin.  The Archeologist – Project Leader must meet the standards of a ‘qualified archeologist’ according to the U.S. Secretary of Interior’s Standards and Guidelines (36 CFR 61).  They also must meet the qualifications for an archaeologist to work within a human burial site in Wisconsin as per state statute 157.70. 

    For more information on the position and application process, see the full announcement at

    Application Deadline: 11:59 pm CST on July 11, 2019

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