• 08/19/2020 11:44 AM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    The Illinois State Archaeological Survey (ISAS)Prairie Research Institute (PRI), at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign is seeking an Architectural Historian to conduct historical research on architectural resources (standing buildings and architectural remains encountered during archaeological investigations) for ISAS and the Illinois Department of Transportation (IDOT). The successful candidate will be required to identify and evaluate those eligible for listing in the National Register of Historic Places (NRHP) in accordance with the rules and regulations of the National Historic Preservation Act (16 U.S.C. 470) and its implementing regulations (36 CFR 61, Appendix A), and the Illinois State Agency Historic Resources Preservation Act (20 ILCS 3420). This position is based in Champaign, Illinois. For more information, go to:

  • 08/01/2020 6:11 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    The Missouri Department of Transportation’s Historic Preservation (HP) section is looking for a GIS specialist.

    The HP section consists of 13 archaeologists and architectural historians and is based in the Central Office in Jefferson City.  The GIS specialist will assist the HP section to ensure MoDOT’s compliance with historic preservation regulations, specifically Section 106 of the National Historic Preservation Act. 

    Examples of work that include use of ArcGIS software:

    • inventories and mapping of cultural resources
    • identification and evaluation of historic properties
    • mitigating adverse effects upon historic properties
    • geo-referencing historic maps
    • creating maps for documents
    • producing story maps
    • developing innovative ways to use GIS technology to expand the availability of the recovered data to consulting parties, the general public and professionals

    The GIS Specialist job posting is in the Central Office Section and instructions on how to apply are at

  • 07/09/2020 4:44 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    The Illinois Archaeological Survey is advertising for a Senior Research Archaeologist for the American Bottom Field Station- deadline is July 29, 2020. For more information:

    ABFS AS-SR SRA Long Ad 7.9.20.pdf

  • 07/05/2020 10:30 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    The Applied Anthropology Laboratories at Ball State is advertising for a Project Archaeologist. Deadline July 25 2020. For more information:

  • 04/08/2020 11:14 AM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Deadline 4/21/20 - Performs duties as a Native American Graves Protection and Repatriation Act (NAGPRA) program lead and liaison in the collections management program of the Mandatory Center of Expertise for the Curation and Management of Archaeological Collections (MCX CMAC). To apply you must sign up for an account to USAJobs. For more information:

  • 03/19/2020 1:25 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    As announced in February (through an email by April Sievert), the newly formed IU Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology is offering a summer fellowship for Native American students.

    The extraordinary reaction to the global COVID-19 pandemic has and will continue to cause disruption to daily life. To allow as many as possible the opportunity to apply, the IUMAA is extending the application deadline to April 3. Please review the attached document which outlines submission guidelines and distribute to your students, staff, faculty and/or colleagues as appropriate.

    IUMAAFelllowshipExtended Deadline.pdf

  • 03/17/2020 3:53 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Oregon DOT is recruiting for an archaeologist/tribal liaison to support Region 2 project delivery. If you’d like to join the team or just learn more, please follow the link:

  • 03/02/2020 4:41 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    The State Historical Society of Iowa is looking to hire a part-time Historic Site Coordinator for the Blood Run National Historic Landmark in northwest Iowa. This position will have an exciting mix of public engagement and site maintenance and will be a good fit for those who like to help others learn about history and care for the place where that history happened. for more information:

  • 02/07/2020 11:43 AM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Native American Fellowships at Indiana University- Recently the Mathers Museum of World Cultures, and the Glenn A. Black Museum of Archaeology at Indiana University merged into a new organization, the IU Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology. The Museum is offering two summer fellowships for Native American students each year to assist with moving collections, planning for long term curation, and creating new exhibitions focusing on Indigenous cultural materials of North America. For more information:

  • 02/03/2020 4:25 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Postdoctoral Research Associate in Archaeological Collections Management wanted by Illinois State Archaeological Survey. Position is open until filled. For more information:

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