Archaeological Investigations Northwest, Inc.
Postdoctoral Fellowships in Archaeology and the Ancient World
University of Wyoming
Cultural Resources Coordinator
University of Illinois
Southwestern or Plains US Archaeologist
University of Oklahoma
Visiting Assistant Professor in Archaeology
Senior Project Archaeologist
Historical Research Associates
Colorado Mesa University
Visiting Assistant Professor of Anthropology
Los Angeles, CA
Fargo, North Dakota
Wyoming State Archaeologist
Lecturer in Anthropology
Penn State Erie, The Behrend College
Montpelier Station, VA
Assistant Executive Director
Senior Curatorial Technician
Post-doctoral Scholar Position
St. Louis, Missouri
Université de Montréal
East Lansing, MI
Cornell University, Ithaca, NY
Professorship in Pre-Columbian Art and Archaeology
New York, NY
Executive Director of the Spaital Archaeometry Research Collaboration
Lockwood Professorship in Historical Archaeology
Visiting Scholar Position
University of Pittsburgh
Company: Archaeological Investigations Northwest, Inc.
Location: Portland, OR
Archaeological Investigations Northwest, Inc., is a leading Pacific Northwest CRM firm located in Portland, Oregon. AINW offers its clients an integrated approach to ensure cultural resource project compliance with all levels of government regulation and reporting requirements.
AINW is seeking a Geoarchaeologist to join its team of highly accomplished CRM professionals. The Geoarchaeologist will work as an integral part of our archaeology staff and will work at the direction of the project manager and senior management. As a key member of the AINW team, the Geoarchaeologist engages with project managers, clients, agency representatives, tribal representatives, and all levels of staff at AINW. The ability to build and sustain professional relationships will be key to the success of the person hired for this position.
Well qualified candidates will possess at least seven years of relevant professional experience and will hold a M.A. or M.S. in Geosciences, Anthropology, or Archaeology. A Ph.D. in Geosciences is highly preferred. The Geoarchaeologist also must have advanced understanding of the geoarchaeological field and laboratory methods, and successful experience in project management and in building and sustaining positive client relations. It is essential that the Geoarchaeologist have a well-informed understanding of government and the agency regulations associated with cultural resource management. We expect the Geoarchaeologist to be able to produce professional quality written documents for reviewing agencies. This person is also expected to have working knowledge of sediment processes, paleoclimatic indicators, and site formation processes found in the northwest and Great Basin regions. AINW requires a current driver license and clean driving record.
To apply, please send your resume, cover letter, and references to:
Archaeological Investigations Northwest, Inc.
3510 NE 122nd Ave.
Portland, Oregon 97230
Attn: Human Resources
Or email your application materials to: Jobinfo@ainw.com
Archaeological Investigations Northwest, Inc., is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer and encourages women, minorities, individuals with disabilities and veterans to apply.
Posted on: March 5
Runs though: April 3
Company: Bloomsburg University
Location: Bloomsburg, PA
Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania is seeking to fill a one-year full time temporary position (AA# 46-3-214) (instructor rank) in the Department of Anthropology for Fall 2014 – Spring 2015 academic terms ( specialization in archaeology; regional specialization open but Latin American preferred). The successful applicant will be required to teach introductory and upper level courses. Ph.D. in anthropology preferred, with an earned Masters in Anthropology at the time of application required. Applicants must submit evidence of quality undergraduate classroom instruction—student evaluations preferred. Finalist(s) must communicate well and successfully complete a phone interview process as judged by the department faculty. Demonstrated ability to work with diverse populations required. Application Process: Submit a cover letter of application, vitae, the names and contact information of three references, and evidence of quality teaching postmarked by March 15, 2014 (electronically) to email@example.com or paper copy to DeeAnne Wymer, Search Chairperson, Department of Anthropology, Bloomsburg University of PA, 400 E. 2nd Street, Bloomsburg, PA 17815. A recommendation for hiring is needed by the majority of the regular, full-time department faculty. BU encourages applications from historically under-represented individuals, women, veterans, and persons with disabilities and is an AA/EEO Employer. Prior to a final offer of employment, the selected candidate will be required to submit to a background check including, but not limited to, employment verification, educational and other credential verification, and criminal background check.
Posted on: February 25
Runs through: March 27
Company: Brown University
Position: Postdoctoral Fellowships in Archaeology and the Ancient World
Location: Providence, RI
The Joukowsky Institute for Archaeology and the Ancient World at Brown University invites applications from exceptional junior scholars who have demonstrated a capacity for innovative research and cross-disciplinary thinking.
We seek candidates who best augment or complement the present strengths of the Joukowsky Institute community. We are particularly interested in individuals working in four spheres: 1) visual culture; 2) archaeologies of gender; 3) public archaeology; 4) the archaeology and art of the ancient Asian world.
In addition to pursuing their research, successful candidates will be expected to teach half time — i.e., one course per semester. Teaching may be at both the undergraduate and graduate levels; interdisciplinary offerings are desirable. Applicants must normally have received their Ph.D. within the last five years. Successful candidates will be expected to make substantive contributions to the ongoing development of the Joukowsky Institute, such as the organization of reading or working groups, a topical symposium, or another project intended to foster a stimulating intellectual environment. This will be a one-year position, with the possibility of a one-year renewal, beginning on August 1, 2014.
All candidates should submit a letter of application, short descriptions of 3-4 proposed courses, and curriculum vitae by March 31, 2014. Applicants should arrange for three letters of reference to be submitted by the application deadline.
Please submit application materials online at apply.interfolio.com/24429.
Posted on: February 24
Runs through: March 26
Company: University of Wyoming
Position: Post-Doctoral Researcher
Location: Laramie, Wyoming
Pending funding, the University of Wyoming seeks an archaeologist to fill a two-year post-doctoral position, beginning September 1, 2014. We seek an archaeologist to cull radiocarbon dates from the western U.S. to help populate a continental database of radiocarbon dates, and to conduct research on radiocarbon dates as measures of prehistoric populations. Requirements: PhD in anthropology/archaeology or related field by start date; demonstrated quantitative, statistical and database skills; prefer background in use of radiocarbon summed probability distributions and western North American archaeology. Please e-mail a cover letter, CV, and names of three references to: Robert L. Kelly, RLKELLY@uwyo.edu, Department of Anthropology, University of Wyoming.
The University of Wyoming's policy has been, and will continue to be, one of nondiscrimination, offering equal opportunity to all employees and applicants for employment on the basis of their demonstrated ability and competence without regard to such matters as race, sex, gender, color, religion, national origin, disability, age, veteran status, sexual orientation, genetic information, political belief, or other status protected by state and federal statutes or University Regulations. The University of Wyoming is committed to providing a safe and productive learning and living community. To achieve that goal, we conduct background investigations for all final candidates being considered for employment. Background checks may include, but are not limited to, criminal history, national sex offender search, employment and motor vehicle history. Offers of employment are contingent upon the completion of the background check.
Posted on: February 24
Runs through: March 26
Company: University of Illinois
Position: Cultural Resources Coordinator
Location: Champaign, IL
Illinois State Archeological Survey, Prairie Research Institute, located in Champaign, IL, University of Illinois. Serves as day-to-day point of contact between the Illinois State Archaeological Survey’s (ISAS) Statewide Survey and the Cultural Resources Unit at the Illinois Department of Transportation (IDOT) and assists in coordination with federal and state agencies and tribes on applicable transportation-related compliance issues. This is a full-time
Academic Professional position. Please visit http://jobs.illinois.edu for more information. Individuals having questions concerning this position should contact Dale McElrath, firstname.lastname@example.org. To ensure full consideration, applications must be received by March 8, 2014.
The University of Illinois is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. The administration, faculty and staff embrace diversity and are committed to attracting qualified candidates who also embrace and value diversity and inclusivity.
Posted on: February 24
Runs through: March 25
Company: University of Oklahoma
Position: Southwestern or Plains US Archaeologist
Location: Norman, OK
University of Oklahoma, Department of Anthropology seeks an archaeologist for a permanent, tenure-track appointment at the Assistant Professor level, beginning August 15, 2014. Must have Ph.D. and teaching experience in archaeological anthropology by start date. Area of specialization must be in the prehistory of the Americas, with a strong preference for specialization in the Plains or Southwestern U.S. Methodological specialization is open, but must complement existing faculty. Applicants should be committed to a four-field anthropology program and will be expected to teach two courses a semester (2/2 load). OU is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply. Consideration of applicants begins March 10 and continues until position is filled. To apply, send letter detailing research interests and teaching experience, vita, and contact information for three references by email to Patrick Livingood (Search Committee Chair, email@example.com) and Keli Mitchell (Administrative Assistant to the Archaeology Search Committee, firstname.lastname@example.org).
Posted on February 12
Runs Until March 14th
Company: St. Lawrence University
Position: Visiting Assistant Professor in Archaeology
Location: Canton, NY
The Department of Anthropology at St. Lawrence University invites applications for a one-year position as Visiting Assistant Professor in archaeology, beginning August 2014. Candidates must be qualified to teach two required introductory courses, Introduction to Archaeology and Introduction to Human Origins, and a senior seminar in anthropological theory. Candidates with Ph.D. in hand preferred, but ABD candidates may be considered.
To view the complete job description, including minimum qualifications required, as well as application instructions please visit: http://www.stlawu.edu/human-resources/jobs.
St. Lawrence University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer.
All offers of employment are subject to the applicant successfully passing a background (including criminal records) check.
Posted on: February 14, 2014
Company: Historical Research Associates
Position: Senior Project Archaeologist
Location: Northwest US
Historical Research Associates, Inc. (HRA), has an opening for a Senior Project Archaeologist to fill a CRM Division Manager position in one of our four offices in the Northwest. The qualified candidate must have an MA or PhD degree in Anthropology with Archaeology emphasis or a related field, at least 10 years supervisory experience in the field of Cultural Resource Management, and a demonstrated record as an archaeological Principal Investigator for Phase II evaluations and Phase III mitigation. For more information, visit: http://bit.ly/1mm9HRR. Please direct inquiries to Brent Hicks at 206-343-0226; submit letter of interest and résumé to email@example.com.
Posted on February 12, 2014
Company: Colorado Mesa University
Position: Assistant Professor of Archaeology
Location: Grand Junction CO
Colorado Mesa University, Grand Junction CO, seeks applicants for Assistant Professor of Archaeology. FT tenure track appointment beginning August 2014. Ph.D. in Archaeology/Physical Anthropology required; ABD by August 1, 2014 may be considered. For details, go to http://apptrkr.com/434289. 970-248-1820. AA/EOE
Posted on: February 4, 2014
Company: The Department of Sociology & Anthropology at Millsaps College
Position: Visiting Assistant Professor of Anthropology
Location: Jackson, MS
The Department of Sociology & Anthropology at Millsaps College invites applications from archaeologists for a one-year position as Visiting Assistant Professor of Anthropology beginning in Fall 2014. A candidate’s teaching and scholarship should extend beyond the department’s current strength in Maya and Mesoamerican archaeology. Applicants should be prepared to teach Introduction to Archaeology and Archaeological Method and Theory and be able to offer a range of courses that complement current offerings and contribute to the curriculum in archaeology and anthropology more generally. The teaching load will be three courses per semester. Candidates with PhD in hand will be given preference, but advanced ABDs will be considered. Review of applications will begin in early February and continue until the position is filled. Application materials, including a letter of interest, statement of teaching philosophy, CV, and references, should be sent to Dr. Julian M. Murchison, Chair, Department of Sociology & Anthropology, Box 150738, 1701 N. State St., Jackson, MS 39210. Application materials can be sent via email to firstname.lastname@example.org. Millsaps College is a nationally-ranked liberal arts college in the capital city of Jackson, Mississippi. One of only 40 colleges in Colleges that Change Lives, Millsaps is committed to academic excellence and pedagogical innovation. Millsaps is an equal opportunity employer and encourages applications from minorities. Employment will be contingent on complete background verification.
Posted on: January 30
Company: Cotsen Institute of Archaeology at UCLA
Position: Postdoctoral Fellowship
Location: Los Angeles, CA
The Cotsen Institute of Archaeology, UCLA, Los Angeles, California, announces a postdoctoral position for the academic year, 2014-15. Details and application instructions can be found at:
Deadline to apply is March 1st.
Posted on: January 29, 2014
Company: The Department of Anthropology at Syracuse University
Position: Assistant Professor
Location: Syracuse, NY
The Department of Anthropology at Syracuse University invites applications for a tenure-track position in historical archaeology at the Assistant Professor level effective Fall 2014. Candidates must be engaged in theory-driven research shaped by questions of broad anthropological and archaeological interest. Topical and area specializations are open. The candidate's work should complement departmental research interests in the modern world. The candidate is expected
to teach general graduate and undergraduate courses in archaeology as well as courses in his or her area of expertise, and an undergraduate introduction to biological anthropology. In addition, the candidate's work should involve one or more elements ofthe mission ofthe Maxwell School of Citizenship and Public Affairs :the ability to speak to issues of
interdisciplinary interest across the social sciences; relevance to public policy; and the nurturance of citizenship .
Applicant will have a full-time course load of 2/2 and all other responsibilities of a full-time faculty member .Courses taught will include both undergraduate and graduate classes.
Ph.D. in Anthropology with demonstrated research and teaching experience.
For consideration, please complete an online application at www.sujobopps .com (Job# 070957) .
Applicants must attach:
• a cover letter that includes a statement of professional goals, research and teaching interests;
• a vita;
• names and email addresses of 3 references;
• a writing sample and;
• teaching evaluations.
DEADLINE FOR APPLICATION IS March 7,2014, but early submissions are encouraged and applications will be reviewed as they are received.
For questions, please e-mail the Chair of the Search Committee, Dr. Douglas Armstrong at email@example.com
Syracuse University is an AA/EO E
Posted on: January 24. 2014
Company: North Dakota State University
Position: Assistant Professor
Location: Fargo, ND
The North Dakota State University (Fargo, ND) Department of Sociology and Anthropology invites applications for a tenure-track, Assistant Professor in archaeological anthropology beginning August 2014. Geographical area of expertise is open. The successful candidate will conduct research leading to significant publications, seek external funding, teach effectively, perform department, college, university, and professional service.
Minimum Requirements: ABD considered, PhD required for tenure-track appointment. Preparation to teach undergraduate and master’s courses (2/semester) including four-field introductory course, world prehistory, North American archaeology, introductory biological anthropology, GIS and spatial analysis, courses in candidate’s specializations. Evidence of research dissemination through publications and professional presentations and effective oral and written communication skills.
Preferred Qualifications: Evidence of effective college-level teaching; ability to teach physical anthropology or bioarchaeology courses; demonstrated ability to work effectively with colleagues and students in an interdisciplinary program; archaeological expertise beyond North America; interest or experience in online teaching; experience or interest in heritage studies; demonstrable commitment to promoting and enhancing diversity.
Please submit 1) a 2-3 page cover letter addressing qualifications for the position, courses taught and able to teach, current and future research agenda; 2) CV including contact information for three academic referees; and 3) sample syllabus online at http://jobs.ndsu.edu/postings/4475. For additional information, contact Joy Sather-Wagstaff (Joy.Sather-Wagstaff@ndsu.edu, 701-238-0374). Application review begins February 24, 2014 and continues until filled.
NDSU is an NSF ADVANCE, Carnegie Very High Research Activity Institution, and Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. We encourage applications from women and other underrepresented minorities. This position is exempt from North Dakota Veterans’ Preference requirements.
Posted on: January 23, 2014
Company: Wyoming Department of State Parks and Cultural Resources
Position: Wyoming State Archaeologist
Location: Laramie, Wyoming
Applications for the position of Wyoming State Archaeologist are being sought and must be submitted before March 8, 2014.
Required: Ph.D. in Anthropology/Archaeology
For complete job details and to apply: URL: http://agency.governmentjobs.com/wyoming/default.cfm
The State of Wyoming is an Equal Opportunity Employer and actively supports the ADA and reasonably accommodates qualified applicants with disabilities. No notice of eligibility will be sent to applicants who meet the minimum qualifications.
Posted on: January 23, 2014
Company: Penn State Erie, The Behrend College
Position: Lecturer in Anthropology
Location: Erie, PA
The History program at Penn State Erie, The Behrend College, invites applications for a one-year sabbatical replacement appointment as Lecturer in Anthropology, with a specialization in the archaeology of Mesoamerica, beginning August 2014. Responsibilities include teaching survey courses in introductory archaeology and cultural anthropology, and lower and upper division anthropology courses on early civilizations of Central and South America. The position requires excellence in teaching and scholarship, as well as involvement in college and departmental service. A Ph.D. in anthropology is required by August 2014. College teaching experience preferred.
Penn State Behrend is a comprehensive four-year and residential college of Penn State University in Erie, PA. The college prides itself on the balance it achieves between teaching and research. Located on a beautiful, wooded hilltop campus, Penn State Behrend offers its 4350 undergraduate and graduate students an inspiring and technologically-advanced environment characterized by close student/faculty interaction. For more information about the college and history program, please visit our Web site (www.behrend.psu.edu).
Please send letter of application, curriculum vitae, unofficial graduate transcripts, evidence of teaching effectiveness, a writing sample, and three letters of recommendation to: HSSjobs@psu.edu. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.
Please mail any hard copy application materials to:
Chair, Anthropology Search Committee
School of Humanities and Social Sciences
Box SAA, Penn State Erie, The Behrend College
4951 College Drive
Erie, PA 16563-1501
Employment will require successful completion of background check(s) in accordance with University policies.
Penn State is committed to affirmative action, equal opportunity, and the diversity of its workforce.
Post on: January 15, 2014
Company: The Montpelier Foundation
Position: Research Archaeologist
Location: Montpelier Station, VA
The Montpelier Foundation is looking to fill a full-time permanent position of Research Archaeologist. Candidates must have at least five years of field research experience and two years of supervisory experience in historical archaeology and an M.A. in anthropology (or related fields) with a focus on historical archaeology is required along with experience in plantation archaeology and the African Diaspora. For more details on the position, please check the following webpage:
Posted on: December 23, 2013
Company: The Western Science Center
Position: Assistant Executive Director
Location: Hemet, California
The Western Science Center (WSC) is looking for an Assistant Executive Director (AED) whose primary responsibility is to assist the Executive Director in the daily operations of WSC. The AED will work in all facets of museum operations including but not limited to curation services, financial services, programs, exhibits, fundraising and marketing. The preferred candidate should have a masters degree or higher in museum administration, paleontology or a related field and should be qualified to handle federal collections. Experience in presenting routine financial statements and developing and monitoring a budget is expected. WSC is looking for an individual who has demonstrated success in his/her prior positions and who wishes to continue growing in their professional responsibilities. WSC offers a competitive salary and benefits package which will be based on the successful candidate’s proven work history and education.
The Western Science Center is located in the San Jacinto Valley in Hemet, California and is home to a large paleontology and archaeology collection mostly consisting of locally found fossils and artifacts.
Individuals interested should email an introductory resume to Dr. Bill Marshall, Executive Director at firstname.lastname@example.org. This position is opened until filled.
Posted on: December 23, 2014
Company: Peabody Museum of Archaeology and Ethnology, Harvard University
Position: Senior Curatorial Technician
Location: Cambridge, MA
Senior Curatorial Technician, Peabody Museum of Archaeology and Ethnology, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA
Implements procedures for the federal Native American Graves Protection and Repatriation Act (NAGPRA). Conducts consultation, inventory research, and report production under the NAGPRA. Serves as manager of implementation for selected geographic regions. Synthesizes in writing various research sources.
Required: M.A. in anthropology/archaeology.
Two or more years’ experience with NAGPRA implementation (consultation and inventory production) preferred; attention to detail and accuracy required; ability to manage project timetables required; analytical writing skills required; discretion and good interpersonal skills necessary. Expertise in geographic areas of Central United States may be preferred. Please see http://www.employment.harvard.edu/ for complete job posting (30643BR). This is a two-year position with possibility of annual renewal based on need and funding.
Closing date for consideration of applicants: January 15, 2014.
Contact Catherine Cezeaux, Peabody Museum 11 Divinity Ave, ,Cambridge, MA 02138.
Posted on: 12/12/2013
Company: SUNY Buffalo
Position: Post-doctoral Scholar Position 2014-2015
Location: Buffalo, NY
SUNY Buffalo seeks a Post-doctoral Scholar (PS) for its interdisciplinary Institute for European and Mediterranean Archaeology (IEMA). During a 10 month tenure, the PS teaches one graduate seminar (preferably on the topic of the symposium), organizes a symposium, and edits a subsequent volume reflecting IEMA’s focus on post-Pleistocene European and Mediterranean anthropological and classical archaeology. Application letter, vitae, list of references, and 3-page description of proposed symposium topic, including intended invitees, must be received by February 15, 2014 for an August 2014 start, pending final budgetary approval. Email application or inquiries to the IEMA Director (http://www.iema.buffalo.edu) Dr. Peter F. Biehl: email@example.com
The University at Buffalo is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer.
Posted on: December 11, 2013
Company: Department of Anthropology at University of Missouri-St. Louis
Position: Full Professor
Location: St. Louis, Missouri
The Department of Anthropology, Sociology and Languages at the University of Missouri-St. Louis invites applications for a tenured position in Archaeology at the Associate or Full Professor level to begin in the Fall of 2014. The successful candidate will be expected to become the next department Chair. The ideal candidate will have demonstrated leadership skills as well as experience in department-level administration, curriculum design, program-building, and outreach. A Ph.D. is required.
We are searching for an outstanding archaeologist with a strong record of scholarship and undergraduate teaching. Preference will be given to candidates who complement and enhance the existing strengths of the department in Museum Studies, Greek Studies, and/or East Asian Studies. Classical archaeologists are encouraged to apply.
For full information, see http://www.umsl.edu/divisions/artscience/anthro/Job%20Openings/Associate%20or%20Full%20Professor%20of%20Archaeology.html , or contact Susan Brownell, Chair, firstname.lastname@example.org.
Review of applications by the Anthropology Search Committee will begin on Dec. 16, 2013 and will continue until the position is filled.
Posted on: December 6, 2013
Company: Department of Anthropology at Université de Montréal
Position: Assistant Professor
Location: Montréal, Quebec
The Department of Anthropology at Université de Montréal seeks candidates for a full time, tenure-track position in archaeology at the rank of assistant professor, with a focus on innovative approaches to the study of the interactions between society and the environment. The successful candidate will be expected to teach at all three levels of the curriculum, supervise graduate students, engage in ongoing research and publication, and contribute to the academic life and reputation of the University. Requirements are a PhD in Anthropology, Archaeology or related discipline; a specialization in innovative approaches to the study of interactions between society and the environment; teaching and fieldwork experience; publications; and capacity to lead an archaeological fieldschool. We are particularly interested in archaeologists doing research on intercultural contact and on the historic period. Candidates must have proficiency in the French language. In accordance with the institution’s language policy, the Université de Montréal provides support for newly-recruited faculty to attain proficiency in French. The Université de Montréal offers competitive salary and complete range of employee benefits. Applications, including a cover letter, curriculum vitae, and copies of recent publications and research, must be received at the address below by January 15, 2014. Three letters of recommendation are also to be sent directly to the following address: Bernard Bernier, Chair, Département d’anthropologie, Université de Montréal, C. P. 6128, succursale Centre-ville, Montréal (Québec) H3C 3J7, Canada
Posted on: December 4, 2013
Company: Michigan State University
Position: Museum Director
Location: East Lansing, MI
Michigan State University seeks a dynamic leader with significant museum experience to serve as director of its AAM-accredited science and culture museum. Founded in 1857 as part of the university’s land-grant mission, the MSU Museum <museum.msu.edu> serves university and world-wide academic communities, scholars and public audiences through collections, research, exhibitions, public programs and services. MSU itself began as a bold experiment that democratized higher education and helped bring science and innovation into everyday life. Today, MSU is one of the top research universities in the world and the Museum reflects its broad, multi-disciplinary scope and commitment to excellence.
The new director will advance the Museum’s mission of research, scholarship and public engagement, provide sound management and fiscal direction, and balance the unique needs and interests of multiple constituencies. The new director will obtain extramural funding, and strengthen university investment in support of scholarship, technology, education, exhibition and distance learning activities of the Museum. The new director will enhance collaborations among the MSU Museum, other academic units and other organizations where they intersect with teaching, research, exhibits, and public programs.
The MSU Museum has significant science and culture collections that include approximately one million specimens and objects in Anthropology, Natural Science, Folk Arts and History.It is comprised of 30 full and part-time administrative, faculty, curatorial and support staff. The public museum building contains exhibits, natural science collections, and office space. Additional science and culture collections are housed in three other campus buildings. The collections are accessible through multiple national electronic databases. The staff members are engaged in exhibition development, including a traveling exhibition service. They are involved locally, nationally and internationally in research, scholarship, the development of collections and electronic access to collections data. Staff members also work with diverse communities in research and programming. The MSU Museum is a Smithsonian Affiliate, a CITES-registered institution, and a partner with the Michigan Council of Arts and Cultural Affairs in select statewide programs.
The MSU Museum is administered by the Office of the Provost; the director reports to the Associate Provost for University Outreach and Engagement. MSU Colleges of Arts and Letters, Social Science, Natural Science, Education and Agriculture and Natural Resources/Extension provide funding and staff to the museum. The Museum cultivates and maintains interdisciplinary linkages across campus, particularly in college-based programs in the sciences, arts and humanities, and international studies.
The ideal candidate will have:
- an innovative vision for a multidisciplinary university museum that bridges the Two Cultures
- extensive executive leadership experience in a museum
- a proven record of sound administrative and fiscal management, and experience with accreditation and/or best practices in professional museum standards
- demonstrated success in extramural grants, fundraising and growing membership base
- evidence of successful collaboration with diverse stake-holders
- a doctoral degree in a discipline related and complementary to the work and collections of the Museum
- a significant record of scholarship and research sufficient to be tenured at Michigan State University
For inquiries and additional information, contact the chair of the search committee, Professor Robert Pennock at email@example.com.
Position is open until filled. Review of applications will begin on Jan 17, 2014. To apply, please submit a cover letter of interest, a full curriculum vitae, contact information for three references, and three representative scholarly publications through the MSU COMPASS application system located at https://jobs.msu.edu. Search for job posting # 8678.
Michigan State University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. Applications from women and members of minorities are strongly encouraged. Persons with disabilities have the right to request and receive reasonable accommodation.
Posted on: November 25, 2013
Company: University of Georgia
Position: Assistant Professor
Location: Athens, GA
The Departments of Geography and Anthropology at the University of Georgia invite applications for a joint-appointment tenure-track assistant professor position for Fall 2014. A Ph.D. in anthropology, geography or other related area is required. We seek an individual engaging in interdisciplinary studies of the long- term relation between human activities and landscapes during the late Quaternary, with a particular strength in one or more of the areas of biogeography, environmental archaeology, geoarchaeology, geomorphology, and/or paleoecology. The individual would be expected to foster a strong orientation to field-based research and an analytical approach to evidence. A commitment to graduate and undergraduate instruction is essential, and the expected teaching load is four courses per year. The successful candidate will have a solid record or potential for publishing and obtaining external funding, and have the ability to teach required and specialty courses at the undergraduate and graduate levels. Research and teaching should complement and enhance existing strengths in the Departments of Anthropology and Geography, yet also engage students and faculty from other relevant units and leverage existing strengths and resources associated with the University of Georgia.
Georgia is well known for its quality of life in regard to both outdoor and urban activities (www.exploregeorgia.org). UGA is a land and sea grant institution located in Athens, 70 miles northeast of Atlanta, the state capital (www.visitathensga.com; www.uga.edu).
The Franklin College of Arts and Sciences, its many units, and the University of Georgia
are committed to increasing the diversity of its faculty and students, and sustaining a work and learning environment that is inclusive. Women, minorities, and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply. The University is an EEO/ADA/AA institution. Faculty members are expected to support the college’s goals of creating and sustaining a diverse and inclusive learning environment.
Candidates should apply at https://www.franklin.uga.edu/jobs/ where you will upload curriculum vitae, a statement of research and teaching interests, two representative articles, and contact information for three referees. Inquiries about the position should be directed to firstname.lastname@example.org. Review of applications will begin on January 6, 2014 and continue until the position is filled.
Posted: November 25, 2013
Company: University of Alabama
Position: Executive Director
Location: Tuscaloosa, Alabama
The University of Alabama seeks an experienced museum administrator to serve as Executive Director of The University of Alabama Museums. The Executive Director oversees The University’s museum system, which includes the Alabama Museum of Natural History, Moundville Archaeological Park, Gorgas House, Museum Collections, and the Emmy award winning television program Discovering Alabama. Candidates should have an understanding of museum policies and practices and proven skill in management, communication, and strategic and fiscal planning. We seek a candidate with a progressive vision open to growth and change in the museum system.
Qualified candidates must have a doctorate and at least five years’ experience in museum administration or equivalent experience in a related capacity. They should show a successful record in public and private fund-raising, mission design and implementation, policy and program development, and personnel and budget management. The successful candidate will administer a complex array of museums, and is expected to serve as their advocate on and off campus. The candidate must demonstrate exceptional interpersonal skills to enable her/him to work effectively with academic units and external support groups including the Museum Board of Regents. These skills are critical in supporting the fund-raising and public outreach activities engaged in by UA Museums.
Salary will be commensurate with experience. Excellent benefits are available. Submit a letter of interest, resume, and names, addresses and phone numbers of at least three references when applying. Visit UA’s staff employment opportunities at http://jobs.ua.edu for more information to apply. Job close date is December 20, 2013.
Vernon J. Knight, Jr., Chair
Museums Executive Director Search Committee
Department of Anthropology
The University of Alabama
Tuscaloosa, AL 35487
The University of Alabama is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer
Posted on: November 22, 2013
Company: Cornell University
Position: Post-doc Position
Location: Ithaca, NY
Cornell Institute of Archaeology and Material Studies seeks applicants for a new postdoc in any field of archaeology. Open to those with Ph.D. completed within the last 3 years. For full information, see the listing at:
Deadline March 3, 2014.
Please send, by email only, as one pdf attachment, a letter of application, CV, writing sample, list of 4 courses with short description that you propose to teach, and letters from three referees by March 3, 2014, to:
Cornell University is an affirmative action equal opportunity employer and educator.
Posted November 21, 2013
Company: Columbia University
Position: Professorship in Pre-Columbian Art and Archaeology
Location: New York, NY
The Department of Art History and Archaeology invites applications for the Lisa and Bernard Selz Professorship in Pre-Columbian Art and Archaeology. The position may be filled at the rank of tenured Associate or Full Professor. Candidates specializing in any subfields of Pre-Columbian Art and Archaeology are encouraged to apply.
All applications must be made through Columbia University's online application system and must include the following materials: cover letter, current CV, statement of research accomplishments and plans, list of three references, and a writing sample of no more than twenty-five pages. For more information and to apply, please go to: academicjobs.columbia.edu/applicants/Central?quickFind=58504
The position will be located in New York, NY. If you have questions about the posting you may contact Sonia Sorrentini at email@example.com or 212-854-6342.
Screening begins January 7, 2014 and will continue until the position is filled.
Columbia University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer.
Posted on: November 18, 2013
CompanyUniversity of Arkansas
Position: Executive Director of the Spaital Archaeometry Research Collaboration
Location: Fayetteville, AR
The Center for Advanced Spatial Technologies at the University of Arkansas invites applicants to apply for the position of Executive Director of the Spatial Archaeometry Research Collaboration (SPARC). We seek a candidate with knowledge of geospatial applications in field archaeology and with international experience. Visit http://hr.uark.edu/ for more information. The University of Arkansas is an equal opportunity, affirmative action institution. All applicants are subject to public disclosure under the Arkansas Freedom of Information Act and persons hired must have proof of legal authority to work in the United States.
Posted on: November 14, 2013
Company: Florida Museum of Natural History
Position: Lockwood Professorship in Historical Archaeology
Location: Gainesville, Florida
The Florida Museum of Natural History, University of Florida, invites applications for its Lockwood Professorship in Historical Archaeology, as part of the university’s faculty preeminence initiative. The successful candidate will be hired at the level of Associate or Full Curator (equivalent to Associate or Full Professor) with tenure and be expected to conduct a dynamic research program in Historical Archaeology with an emphasis on Colonialism, preferably Spanish Colonialism.
Qualified candidates must: have a Ph.D. in Anthropology or closely related field and a distinguished record of research and publication, preferably but not necessarily including Florida or the Caribbean; be willing to participate actively, although not exclusively, in the University of Florida’s ongoing research, education, and interpretive programs in the St. Augustine, Florida area; and be capable of curating the extensive Historical Archaeology collection.
The appointee will supervise a full-time collections manager and will have the opportunity to teach and mentor students at the University. Three endowments are dedicated to support of the appointee’s research program. In addition, external funding should be sought. The start date is expected to be August, 2014. Salary is competitive and commensurate with experience.
The search committee will begin reviewing applications on January 6, 2014 and will continue to receive applications until this position (requisition # 0904273) is filled. To ensure full consideration please apply on-line by January 6, 2014 at http://jobs.ufl.edu. Applications received after this date may be considered at the discretion of the Committee and/or hiring authority. The application should include: (1) cover letter; (2) curriculum vitae; (3) statement of research, collections, teaching, and outreach experience; (4) digital links to no more than three publications; (5) the names of three colleagues who might be contacted for letters of recommendation.
Any questions regarding this position or nominations may be directed to search committee chair Dr. William H. Marquardt, Lockwood Professor Search Committee, Florida Museum of Natural History, University of Florida, P.O. Box 117800, Gainesville, Florida 32611-7800 (firstname.lastname@example.org).
The University of Florida is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer. If an accommodation due to a disability is needed to apply for this position, please call (352) 392-2477 or the Florida Relay System at (800) 955-8771 (TDD). The selection process will be conducted under the provisions of Florida’s “Government in the Sunshine” and Public Records laws.
Posted November 12, 2013
Company: University of Pittsburgh
Position: Viusiting Scholar
Location: Pittsburgh, PA
The University of Pittsburgh invites applications for a one-year position (academic year 2014-15) as Visiting Scholar in the Center for Comparative Archaeology <www.comparch.pitt.edu>, in the Department of Anthropology. The Visiting Scholar will be engaged in archaeological research that takes a comparative approach to long-term social change. S/he will help to lead an extended seminar on comparative research in archaeology involving the theme of this research. The Visiting Scholar must have completed the doctoral degree by September, 2014; inquiries from more senior scholars are also welcome. Salary competitive. Applicants should submit, by Feb. 20, 2014, a CV, the names of three references, and a letter of application (2-3 pp.) including a discussion of the research to be pursued. Ideas related to the integration of the research theme into the ongoing seminar on comparative archeology are also welcome. Inquiries and applications by email are preferred. They can be sent to Robert D. Drennan,email@example.com (no attachments larger than 1 Mb please).
Posted on: November 6 for 90 days