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Denver, CO

The Institute of History and Philology, Academia Sinica
Taipei, Taiwan

Project Archaeologist
Northern Land Use Research Alaska, LLC

Research Associate
Baton Rouge, LA

Visiting Faculty Position
Grand Valley State University

Visiting Assistant Professor in Archaeology
Canton, NY

Senior Project Archaeologist
Historical Research Associates

Assistant Professor
Colorado Mesa University

Visiting Assistant Professor of Anthropology
Jackson, MS

Postdoctoral Fellowship
Los Angeles, CA

Assistant Professor
Syracuse, NY

Assistant Professor
Fargo, North Dakota

Wyoming State Archaeologist
Laramie, Wyoming

Lecturer in Anthropology
Penn State Erie, The Behrend College

Company: SWCA
Position: Archaeological Field Technicians, a Historical Archaeologist – Crew Lead, an Archaeological Field Director and an Archaeologist – Assistant Project Manager
Location: Denver, CO

SWCA is seeking multiple Archaeology professionals to join our Denver, Colorado office. We are hiring multiple Archaeological Field Technicians, a Historical Archaeologist – Crew Lead, an Archaeological Field Director and an Archaeologist – Assistant Project Manager. For complete job descriptions and to apply, please visit our career center at https://swcacareers.silkroad.com


In support of our value of integrity, SWCA promotes a safe and drug free workplace. We participate in e-verify and pre-employment background screening services. SWCA is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer and encourages women, minorities, individuals with disabilities and covered veterans to apply.

Posted on: April 9, 2014
Runs through: May 9

Company: The Institute of History and Philology, Academia Sinica
Position: Assistant Research Fellow, Associate Research Fellow, or Research Fellow (Positions roughly correspond to assistant professor, associate professor, and professor at a US university.)
Location: Taipei, Taiwan

The Institute of History and Philology, Academia Sinica invites applications for a full-time research position.  Academia Sinica in Taiwan is an all-research institution, and the successful applicant may devote all of his or her time to research and publications, and expect generous research support.  Applicants need not be able to publish in Chinese, but the ability to communicate in spoken Chinese is required.

Applicants must have a PhD or have defended by the application deadline. (Those who have yet to receive the diploma must provide proof of having passed the oral exam or of approval of the dissertation.)

Areas of Specialization (in priority order): Archaeology of South East Asia and Oceania, Taiwan Archaeology, Environmental Archaeology and Archaeological Sciences (field work experience is mandatory)

Please submit the following materials: (1) Application Form (download), (2) List of academic publications, (3) Copy of PhD diploma or PhD certification (or proof of having passed the oral exam or review), (4) Two- to five-page statement of research plans, (5) Reference about archaeological field work experience, (6) Writing samples from the last five years (up to three publications for the Assistant Research Fellow rank, and up to six for Associate Research Fellow and above). If a PhD dissertation is to be used, please submit the entire dissertation and not excerpted chapters, (7) Two letters of recommendation sent by the recommenders directly to the IHP,

Applications must be received no later than June 30, 2014.  Please alert us by email upon sending an application.

Please send application materials to:
Employment Review Committee
Institute of History & Philology, Academia Sinica
128 Academia Road, Section 2; Nankang Taipei, Taiwan 11529

Contact: Ms. Ching-fen Chen (Email: bihp2@asihp.net)

This position announcement can be found at: http://www2.ihp.sinica.edu.tw/en/

Posted on: April 2, 2014

Runs through: June 30, 2014

Company: Northern Land Use Research Alaska, LLC
Position: Project Archaeologist
Location: Fairbanks or Anchorage, Alaska

Northern Land Use Research Alaska, LLC (NLURA) invites applications for a Project Archaeologist position.  A successful candidate must meet the SOI Standards and Guidelines for professional qualifications and have a minimum of 3 years’ field experience in CRM with 2-5 years of increasing supervisory/project management experience.  This is a permanent, full-time position with competitive benefits.  Wage is competitive by qualifications.

Applicants should submit the following to Human.Resources@northernlanduse.com:  professional cover letter summarizing qualifications, current resume/curriculum vitae, three references, and a writing sample demonstrating experience with technical reporting and/or analysis.  Review of applications will begin March 20th and continue until the deadline of April 20th.

More information is available at:  http://www.northernlanduse.com/now-hiring-project-archaeologist-2.

Northern Land Use Research Alaska, LLC is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Posted on: March 21, 2014

Runs through: April 22, 2014

Company: The Louisiana Department of Justice
Position: Research Associate
Location: Baton Rouge, LA

The Louisiana Department of Justice, Civil Division, is looking to fill a full-time permanent position to begin in August 2014 for a research associate in archaeology and physical anthropology.  The candidate would be responsible for conducting bioarchaeological skeletal analyses of seized (non-forensic) human remains, documentary research on historical topics relevant to property ownership, and field investigations of allegations of cemetery desecration.  Original research in bioarchaeology, archaeology, and history is encouraged.  Candidates must have (by the time of hire) an M.A. in anthropology with a focus on physical anthropology or archaeology.

Submit a letter of interest, resume, and at least three references when applying. All applications and inquiries should be directed to:

Ryan M. Seidemann, RPA
Section Chief, Lands & Natural Resources Louisiana Department of Justice
1885 North Third Street
Baton Rouge, LA 70802
(225) 326-6085

The Louisiana Department of Justice is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Posted on: March 21, 2014

Runs through: April 22, 2014

Company: Grand Valley State University
Visiting Faculty Position
Allendale, MI

The GVSU Anthropology Department invites applications for a 9 month, non-tenure track, visiting faculty position beginning in the fall semester 2014. The Department teaches a four-field undergraduate curriculum, and a successful candidate will have teaching experience in archaeology and one other subfield of anthropology and will be expected to teach primarily introductory 200 level general education courses, and possibly upper level courses. Classes include Cultural Anthropology, Origins of Civilization, Introduction to Archaeological Methods and Human Origins. Geographic area is open. Candidates should be ABD or have a PH.D. in hand. The position is renewable yearly, for up to three years. Candidates must be committed to the goals of university general education. Salary is competitive by qualifications (degree and teaching experience).

How To Apply:  Applicants should submit a letter of application (including qualifications, experience, and teaching philosophy) and curriculum vitae with three references listed to (schwamar@gvsu.edu). Review of applications will begin March 15th and continue until the deadline of April 28th.

More information is available at www.gvsu.edu/anthropology

Grand Valley State University is an Affirmative Action / Equal Opportunity Employer

Posted on: March 18, 2014

Runs until: April 17, 2014

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 bhicks@hrassoc.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 murchjm@millsaps.edu.  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 darmstrong@maxwell.syr.edu

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
Lecturer in Anthropology
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



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