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POSITIONS OPEN

Position: Archaeological Principal Investigator, Field Supervisors
Location: Columbus/Cleveland, Ohio
ASC Group, Inc., has immediate openings for an archaeological principal investigator and field supervisors at its Columbus/Cleveland offices. Principal Investigator: Responsibilities include supervision of fieldwork, analysis, research methodology, and report preparation. Candidate will have a minimum of a M.S./M.A. in anthropology/archaeology, plus at least two years of full-time experience supervising archaeological fieldwork. Field Supervisors: Responsibilities include the everyday supervision of field activities, including assignment of crews, review of work in progress, assisting with analysis and interpretation of materials collected, and report preparation. Candidate will have an M.A. or B.A. degree in anthropology or closely related field, plus one year of full-time professional experience in archaeology or CRM, and at least six months of archaeological field experience in an assistant supervisory role. Transit/laser transit and data collector experience is a must; eastern Woodlands archaeology familiarity is helpful. Excellent field, analytical, communication, and report writing skills are mandatory. We offer a competitive salary, including health and dental insurance and 401 (k) benefits. For consideration, forward résumé/salary requirements to: HR, ASC Group, Inc., 4620 Indianola Ave., Columbus, OH 43214, fax: (614) 268-7881, email: shuy@ascgroup.net.

Position: Assistant Professor, North American Archaeologist
Location: Hofstra University, New York
Pending budgetary approval, the Department of Sociology and Anthropology at Hofstra University seeks an archaeologist of North America for a tenure-track position at the rank of assistant professor commencing with the fall 2000 semester. Candidates must have a four-field approach and be able to teach introductory courses in other subfields. Preference will be given to candidates with field experience and knowledge in at least one of the following areas: contact archaeology, cultural history, cultural preservation, historic archaeology, or museum studies. The successful candidate will have to demonstrate a commitment to both quality teaching in an undergraduate liberal arts setting, and a clear agenda of scholarly research and publication. Send vita, samples of course syllabi and scholarly work, and the names of three references to Mark Silver, Chair, Department of Sociology and Anthropology, 115c Hofstra University, Hempstead, NY 11549. EOE/AAE.

Position: Assistant Professor
Location: University of Illinois at Springfield, Illinois
The University of Illinois at Springfield (UIS), Sociology/Anthropology program invites applications for a tenure-track position in archaeology or biological anthropology at the assistant professor level. Ph.D. in anthropology or completion by August 2000 is required. Candidates should have a commitment to undergraduate teaching and be prepared to teach in a small interdisciplinary program with two cultural anthropologists and two sociologists, offering a B.A. in sociology/anthropology. Teaching duties will include Human Evolution: Biological and Cultural, and 3 to 5 additional courses per year. Depending on his/her background, the successful candidate will be expected to teach in some of the following areas: introductory archaeology, North American prehistory; archaeological field methods, North American Indians; primate behavior; human variation, race, and racism; gender and sexuality; introduction to forensic anthropology. The successful candidate will be eligible for a research associate position with the Illinois State Museum which includes access to laboratory space, collections, and museum facilities, and a reduced teaching load. Located in the state capital, the University of Illinois at Springfield is the third campus of the University of Illinois. The UIS campus serves over 4,000 students in 19 graduate and 20 undergraduate programs. The academic curriculum of the campus emphasizes a strong liberal arts core, an array of professional programs, extensive opportunities in experiential education, and a broad engagement in public affairs issues of the day. The campus offers many small classes, substantial student­faculty interaction, and a technology-enhanced learning environment. Its diverse student body includes traditional, nontraditional, and international students. Its faculty are committed teachers, active scholars, and professionals in service to society. Previously an upper-division university serving juniors, seniors, and graduate students, for the first time in 2001, UIS will be admitting a small number of first-year students into a selective, interdisciplinary, lower-division curriculum. UIS also is developing an online B.A. in Liberal Studies. Candidates with interest in contributing to either of these two programs are especially encouraged to apply. Review of applications will begin on February 15, 2000, and will continue until the position is filled. To apply please send a letter of application, vita, and names and addresses of three references to: Sociology/Anthropology Search Committee, c/o Debra Culler, BRK 332, University of Illinois at Springfield, P.O. Box 19234, Springfield, IL 62794-9243. UIS is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer. Women, minorities and the disabled are encouraged to apply.

Position: Project Manager
Location: Thomas Jefferson Memorial Foundation
The Thomas Jefferson Memorial Foundation (Monticello) seeks candidates for the position of project manager, Digital Archaeological Archive of Slavery in the Chesapeake. The project manager will oversee and participate in the creation of an Internet-accessible archive of archaeological data and graphics from multiple sites associated with enslaved Africans and their descendents in the greater Chesapeake region. The archive is a four-year project, funded by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, designed to explore how Web technologies can be used to foster collaborative and comparative research among diverse archaeologists working in a single region. Ph.D. in anthropology or related field and at least three years of archaeological field experience are required. Strong organizational abilities and practical skills in digital technologies, including database management and related statistical applications, CAD, GIS, and HTML are necessary. Familiarity with SQL and CGI programming is highly desirable. Expertise in the material culture of the early modern Atlantic world, especially ceramics, and field experience in the Chesapeake also is highly desirable. This is a full-time position with benefits. Send a cover letter, vita, and names of three references to Director of Human Resources, Box 316, Charlottesville, VA 22902. Application materials may be emailed to resumes@monticello.org.

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