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» State Historic Preservation Office (SHPO) Archaeologist (Topeka, KS) | Kansas Historical Society (More info and Apply online, open until filled)

» Architectural Historian or Archaeologist | Missouri DOT (More info - Apply by August 21)

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» Principal Investigator for Archaeology | Tetra Tech, Inc.  (More info)

» Archaeologist/Laboratory Director | Wapsi Valley Archaeology, Inc. (Open until filled)

» Blackwater Draw Collections Specialist | Eastern New Mexico University (Open until filled)

Archaeologist / Research Assistant | Kansas State University 

Kansas State University (K-State) is accepting applications for an Archaeologist (Research Assistant) to serve on K-State’s archeology support team at Ft Riley, Kansas.  Primary duties include working with a team of two other archeologists to perform archaeological surveys, site assessments, and site monitoring; assist with curation, classification, and description of recovered remains; and provide support for writing technical reports. 

This full-time position does not require travel beyond the Ft. Riley workstation, thus, allows a stable home base in the Manhattan-Ft Riley area.  This is also a benefits eligible position including a comprehensive benefits package that includes health insurance, retirement plans, and paid vacation, sick, and holiday leave. 

Applicants must hold a bachelor's degree in anthropology, archaeology, or a related field and have completed a formal archaeological field school or comparable training or experience. Preferred qualifications include having earned a master's degree in anthropology, archaeology, or related field; 24 months of relevant experience with archaeological field work; experience in CRM, and preferably previous experience with archaeology of the Great Plains, Kansas, or the Flint Hills region.

This position is funded through May 31, 2024.

For more information and to apply: https://careers.pageuppeople.com/742/cw/en-us/job/515920/research-assistant

Architectural Historian or Archaeologist | Missouri DOT

The Missouri Department of Transportation (MoDOT) has an opening in its Historic Preservation Section for either an Architectural Historian or an Archaeologist. Our ideal candidate is someone who meets the Secretary of the Interior's Professional Qualifications Standards for Architectural History  or Archaeology, 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
  • Develop measures to mitigate adverse effects to historic properties in compliance with federal laws and regulations.
  • Successfully communicate with coworkers, Federal & State agencies, tribes, communities, and the public

For information about the position (Historic Preservation Specialist Series) and how to apply go to MO Careers - Missouri Career Opportunities; click on “Find Jobs;” then select “Missouri Department of Transportation” in the dropdown menu in the Department field and then enter “Historic Preservation” in Keyword field.

Application deadline is August 21, 2023.

Archaeologist/Laboratory Director | Wapsi Valley Archaeology, Inc. (Open until filled)

Type of Employment: Full Time, Professional
Location: Anamosa, Iowa
Salary: $47,000 - $60,000, plus benefits

Background Information

Wapsi Valley Archaeology, Inc. of Anamosa, Iowa, is accepting applications for an Archaeologist/Laboratory Director to join our research team in Anamosa, Iowa. We are about to launch extensive data recovery excavations in Des Moines, Iowa, as well as major archaeological projects in Minnesota and North Dakota. We seek an individual with strong analysis skills, supervisory skills, writing skills, and knowledge of both precontact and historic-era artifact assemblages.  

The position will involve management of artifact processing and supervision of analysis of large archaeological assemblages, assistance with report preparation, and archaeological fieldwork. 

Candidate Requirements

  • M.A. in Anthropology, Archaeology, or a closely related field, or equivalent experience.  
  • Experience with archaeological analysis, including artifact analysis of both precontact and historic artifact assemblages, preferably from the upper Midwest and/or Plains regions.   
  • Strong writing skills are desired. 
  • Strong organizational and management skills. Ability to teach and supervise laboratory staff. 
  • Applicants with specialized skills, such as faunal analysis, lithic analysis, ethnobotanical analysis, GIS, etc. are encouraged to apply. 
  • We are looking for a team player who loves archaeology, wants to learn and teach others, and has a strong work ethic. The position will present many opportunities for professional development and growth. 

About Wapsi Valley Archaeology, Inc.

Wapsi Valley Archaeology, Inc. is a full-service cultural resource services firm based in historic downtown Anamosa, Iowa. We offer the full range of services and professional assistance for all phases of archaeological and historical investigations. Our study range covers portions of the Upper Midwest including Iowa, Minnesota, Illinois, Wisconsin, and North Dakota. Our goal is to provide excellence in services to our clients. For more information about us, visit our website at http://wapsivalleyarch.com.

Wapsi Valley Archaeology, Inc. does not discriminate on the grounds of race, religion, age, creed, physical or mental disability, color, sex, actual or perceived gender orientation/identity, ethnicity, national origin, familial status, or protected veteran status in its employment practices, in the selection and retention of subconsultants, and in its procurement of materials and leases. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, actual or perceived gender orientation, national origin, age, creed, physical or mental disability, ethnicity, ancestry, familial status, or protected veteran status, or otherwise as required by law.

How to Apply

Please send your resume/CV and a list of three references to: Employment@wapsivalleyarch.com. Call Nurit Finn at (319) 462-4760 if you have questions or would like more information about the position.

Blackwater Draw Collections Specialist | Eastern New Mexico University

Eastern New Mexico University is hiring a Blackwater Draw Collections Specialist. This person will assist Blackwater Draw staff in managing the operational and personnel management activities of the Archaeological Site, Museum, and collections repositories.

For more information and to apply, visit https://www.schooljobs.com/careers/enmu/jobs/3784215/blackwater-draw-collections-specialist.


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