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Position: Research Station Archaeologist
Location: Arkadelphia, Arkansas
The Arkansas Archeological Survey seeks a station archaeologist to do research and public archaeology in a nine-county area in western Arkansas and teaches two courses in anthropology per year. He/she closely works with other survey staff and the Arkansas Archaeological Society, a statewide amateur organization. The archaeologist is stationed at the Arkansas Archeological Survey at Henderson Research Station in Arkadelphia. The research is in the surrounding nine counties. Teaching and offices are at the Henderson University. Occasional travel is required. A completed Ph.D. in anthropology, experience in southeastern United States archaeology, and teaching and supervisory experience are preferred qualifications. Deadline for applications is September 30, 1999; the position starting date is January 5, 2000. Statement of interest, résumé, and names of three references should be sent to Thomas J. Green, Arkansas Archeological Survey, 2475 N. Hatch Ave., Fayetteville, AR 72704. The Arkansas Archeological Survey is a division within the University of Arkansas. The University of Arkansas is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.

Position: Faculty Position
Location: Boston, Massachussetts
The Department of Archaeology at Boston University announces it is reopening the search for a faculty post at the assistant or associate professor level in remote sensing and archaeology, effective September 1, 2000. The ideal candidate will hold a Ph.D. in archaeology and have both research and instructional background in remote sensing (geophysical prospecting and satellite imagery) and familiarity with Geographic Information Systems. The geographic area of interest is open. The successful candidate will have an active research program, a strong commitment to teaching, and be capable of teaching both at the undergraduate and graduate levels. Courses for which the candidate will be responsible include Remote Sensing and Archaeology, Regional Archaeology and GIS, Quantitative Methods in Archaeology, Introduction to Archaeology, and Great Discoveries in Archaeology, as well as courses in the geographic area of interest. Send nominations or applications, including a vita and the names and addresses of three referees, by November 15, 1999 to Julie Hansen, Chair, Faculty Search Committee, Boston University, Department of Archaeology, 675 Commonwealth Ave., Boston, MA 02215. Boston University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.

Position: Assistant Project Managers/Project Managers
Location: New Orleans, Louisiana
R. Christopher Goodwin & Associates, Inc., announces immediate openings for assistant project managers and project managers at its New Orleans, Louisiana, office. Applicants for these positions must possess a M.A. in anthropology and have completed an archaeological field school. These are full-time, salaried, professional positions and come with a full benefits package [paid holidays, vacation, and sick leave; health, dental, and life insurance; and a liberal 401(K) plan]. Salaries are highly competitive and commensurate with educational and professional experience. For more information, send a resume and salary requirements to Tracie Eiserloh, R. Christopher Goodwin & Associates, Inc., Attn: Personnel Department, 5824 Plauche St., New Orleans, LA 70123. Equal Opportunity Employer.

Position: Cultural Resource Archaeologists
Location: Champaign, Illinois
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Anthropology, Illinois Transportation Archaeological Research Program (ITARP) is seeking three full-time cultural resource archaeologists to work under the direction of Division Coordinators on projects involving archaeological survey, testing, and mitigation throughout the State of Illinois. Position responsibilities include conducting field investigations, laboratory analysis, and preparation of archaeological reports. The successful candidates should have an M.A. plus several years of relevant field experience, scientific and technical knowledge, and a familiarity with Eastern Woodlands archaeology, as well as a demonstrated ability to finish projects in a timely and competent manner. These are full-time, academic professional positions within ITARP. Salaries for these positions are negotiable (based on experience). Proposed starting date is November 30, 1999. Candidates should submit a résumé detailing their relevant qualifications and the names of three references to the ITARP Business Office address listed below. Candidates must be able to be certified as Supervisory Field Archaeologist under the Illinois Archaeological and Paleontological Resources Protection Act. Questions concerning these positions should be directed to Andrew Fortier at the number below. In order to ensure full consideration, applications must be received by November 1, 1999. Send cover letter and résumés to Janice Pankey, Program Administrator ITARP­Anthropology, 209 Nuclear Physics Laboratory, MC-571, 23 E. Stadium Dr., University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Champaign, IL 61820, tel: (217) 244-4244. The University of Illinois is an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity Employer. Minorities, women, and other designated class members are encouraged to apply. Inquire about position #6671.

Position: Assistant Professor, Archaeology
Location: Ithaca, New York
Ithaca College Department of Anthropology announces an opening for a full-time tenure-eligible assistant professor in archaeology. We need a second archaeologist to augment our New World prehistoric focus, and are seeking an individual with a specialization in Eastern North America. Preference will be given to someone who could occasionally teach an ethnographic course on Native North America and/or an introductory biological anthropology course. The candidate must have strong commitment to teaching undergraduates and willingness to offer local field school occasionally. Typical teaching duties include two sections of world prehistory and two upper level courses each semester. Faculty also share in departmental responsibilities. Ph.D. in hand at time of application is required. A minimum of two years full-time teaching experience preferred. Candidates from historically underrepresented groups are strongly encouraged to apply. Position begins fall 2000. Send letter of application and vita by October 30, 1999 to Michael A. Malpass, Chair, Department of Anthropology, Ithaca College, Ithaca, NY 14850-7274.

Position: Archaeology/Physical Anthropology
Location: Ashland, Oregon
Southern Oregon University (SOU), Department of Sociology/Anthropology, invites applications for a tenure track position in archaeology/physical anthropology at the rank of assistant professor (salary level $35,487) beginning September 15, 2000. Teaching load is three courses per quarter. The successful candidate will teach a wide range of courses in archaeology and physical anthropology including introductory, archaeological theory and methods, human evolution, and regional archaeological topics. Other duties include student advising, mentoring research/projects, and managing the archaeology laboratory. Applicants should have experience in western U.S. archaeology and be interested in working in the southern Oregon/Northern California region. The SOU anthropology program has an applied orientation, with an archaeological focus on western North America. We offer a certificate in Cultural Resource Management, a summer field school, and maintain cooperative relationships with the USFS, the BLM, Native American tribes, and local historical societies. Demonstrated teaching excellence and multicultural skills are essential. Ph.D. preferred; ABD required at time of application. Submit letter, vita, three letters of reference, and statement of teaching philosophy and teaching evaluations to Jean Maxwell, Search Committee Chair, Department of Sociology/Anthropology, Southern Oregon University, Ashland, OR 97520. For further information, call (541) 552-6760. Review of applications will begin on December 10, 1999, and continue until the position is filled. Southern Oregon University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer committed to development of an inclusive, multicultural community. ·

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