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The American Center of Oriental Research (Amman, Jordan): ACOR seeks personnel for numerous excavations and restoration projects anticipated over the next few years. Professionals are needed in the areas of conservation and restoration of monuments, historical architecture, architectural documentation, cultural resource management, excavation, archaeological drafting, photography, and project management. Dates and terms of employment as yet to be determined. Send resume and the names, addresses, and telephone numbers of three references to ACOR Office, c/o ASOR, 3301 North Charles St., Baltimore, MD 21218.

Archaeological and Historical Consultants, Inc. (AHC) is accepting applications for the position of Principal Investigator for CRM projects. Responsibilities include client/agency coordination, supervision of fieldwork, analysis, and report/proposal preparation. Requirements include an M.A. (Ph.D. preferred) with an archaeological focus, at least one year of experience in the supervision of archaeological fieldwork, and a demonstrated ability to produce quality reports in a timely fashion. Knowledge of eastern U.S. prehistory and strong specialization in lithic analysis (backed by publication) preferred. Competitive salary and benefits package is offered, including health insurance and retirement plan. AHC is located in central Pennsylvania, near Pennsylvania State University. Submit vitae, letter of application, and references to Dr. David Rue, Program Manager, Archaeological and Historical Consultants, Inc., P.O. Box 482, Centre Hall, PA 16828, (814) 364-2135, EOE.

Professor of Archaeology, (Level E1), Department of Archaeology and Anthropology, Faculty of Arts, The Australian National University. Applications are invited from suitably qualified candidates with a distinguished record of research and publication for appointment to the position of Professor of Archaeology in the Department of Archaeology and Anthropology in the Faculties. The University is seeking a scholar of international standing, with an active research program and a good teaching record in Archaeology, who will provide academic leadership. Regional and topical specializations are open, but the successful candidate will be expected to engage in and foster development in existing focal areas of student and staff research and to maintain the department's strength in the archaeology of Australia and its region. Teaching and research in Archaeology within the Department have been actively pursued since 1970, mainly focusing on the prehistory of Australia and its immediate region. Current staff and graduate students undertake research in Australia, East and Southeast Asia, Oceania and South America. The Department offers a broad range of undergraduate courses on regional, theoretical and practical aspects of Archaeology. Undergraduate Archaeology is taught to honours level and a range of postgraduate degrees are offered to the PhD level, with a large postgraduate student enrollment from a wide range of international backgrounds. The Department is committed to the highest level of training for its students and to maintaining a position in the forefront of research and teaching in Archaeology. The Department is multistreamed and currently has a full-time staff of five archaeologists, eight social/cultural anthropologists, and two biological anthropologists. Candidates must have a commitment to and demonstrated excellence in teaching. Administrative aptitude and willingness is important as the appointee will be expected to serve substantial terms as Head of Department on a rotating basis with the Professor of Anthropology. Contact: Professor F.C. Merlan, Head, Department of Archaeology and Anthropology, (61 6) 249-3498, fax (61 6) 249-2711. The position is available from January 1966. Further particulars and selection criteria are available from the Secretary, (61 6) 249-4566, fax (61 6) 249-5011. Ref: FA21.6.2. Annual salary: A$ 80,176. Appointment: Continuing. Applications should be submitted in duplicate to the Secretary, The Australian National University, Canberra ACT 0200, Australia, quoting reference number and including a curriculum vitae, list of publications, and the names, addresses and fax numbers of three references. The University has a "no-smoking" policy in all University buildings and vehicles. The University is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

PHRI seeks Projects Supervisors and a Lab Supervisor for archaeological work in Guam. Graduate degree in Archaeology and excellent writing, organizational, and communication skills required. Previous Pacific Basin and/or CRM experience preferred. Applicants must document at least two years supervisory experience in either field or lab setting. Send vita plus four references to Human Resources, PHRI, 204 Waianuenue Ave., Hilo, HI 96720.

Kent State University seeks an Archaeologist, Ph.D. completed. Theoretical interests in site formation processes, technological organization, and/or human ecology, with particular expertise in geoarchaeology, physio-chemical analysis, or GIS. Geographic area open, but preference for eastern North America or east Africa. Commitment to fundable research and student training required. Candidate must show broad teaching capabilities and is expected to enhance a general M.A. program or Ph.D. in Biological Anthropology. Beginning January or August 1996, Asst Prof, tenure-track. Women and minorities are particularly encouraged to apply. Deadline: October 15, 1995. Send vita, letter of application, evidence of teaching excellence, and names of three references to Mark Seeman, Chair, Archaeology Search Committee, Department of Anthropology, P.O. Box 5190, KSU, Kent, OH 44240. EOE/AAE.

East Carolina University seeks a North American archaeologist, assistant professor, tenure-track position starting August 19, 1996. Preference is for those with expertise in the prehistory of the Southeast and Middle Atlantic subareas. Teaching includes introductory and graduate level anthropology/archaeology courses and regional culture area courses. Must demonstrate potential for research, publication, and obtaining grants and contracts. Send vita and references by November 30 to Linda D. Wolfe, Anthropology, Brewster A-215, East Carolina University, Greenville, NC 27858-4353. An Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action University. Accommodates individuals with disabilities. Applicants must comply with the Immigration Reform and Control Act. Official transcripts are required upon employment.

Poverty Point Station Archaeologist applications are being accepted for a joint program of Northeast Louisiana University, the Louisiana Division of Archaeology, and the Louisiana Office of State Parks. The archaeologist will define research priorities and objectives for the Poverty Point site, a National Historic Landmark site located in northeastern Louisiana; survey and test portions of the site; collaborate on preservation, interpretation, and development plans for Poverty Point State Commemorative Area; and share information about archaeology and archaeological preservation with governmental representatives and with the public. The archaeologist in the Poverty Point position will be part of the Regional and Station Archaeology Program coordinated by the Division of Archaeology. This highly visible program has strong public support and offers the opportunity to develop research interests. This position does not involve fieldwork related to Section 106 of the National Historic Preservation Act. The archaeologist will be an adjunct on the faculty of Northeast Louisiana University in Monroe and will have office and lab space at Poverty Point State Commemorative Area northeast of Monroe, operated by the Louisiana Office of State Parks. A master's degree in anthropology with a specialization in archaeology is required; a Ph.D. is preferred. Completion of a prehistoric archaeological field, lab, and analysis project must be evidenced by a thesis, dissertation, or equivalent report. Experience in prehistoric archaeology of the Southeast is highly desirable. Also helpful is experience in organizing independent research, word processing, public speaking, report writing, and experience working with governmental representatives. Salary: $27,500. Applications will be accepted until November 15, 1995, or until a suitable candidate is found. Send letter, vita, and names of three references to Dr. Thomas H. Eubanks, State Archaeologist, Division of Archaeology, P.O. Box 44247, Baton Rouge, LA 70804, (504) 342-8170. EOE/AA/ADA.

City of Corpus Christi, Corpus Christi Museum of Science and History is accepting application for an archaeologist. Duties include being directly responsible for the operation of archaeology programs, exhibits, and archival holdings as they relate to the Museum's archaeological collections. Also responsible for cataloguing, curating, and conserving the "1554 Shipwreck Collection" and marine and terrestrial archaeological collections. Conducts and oversees research on marine and terrestrial archaeological collections. Publish and disseminate information pertaining to the collections through scholarly venues, academic presentations, and public programs, including school groups. Responsible for dividing duties on a part-time basis as an instructor at Texas A&M University, Corpus Christi. May need to participate in underwater archaeological projects. Minimum qualifications include a Doctor of Philosophy degree in Anthropology or another related field, and a minimum of five years professional experience in a museum or comparable facility and/or five years teaching experience at the college or university level; or any equivalent combination of training, education or experience. Some marine archaeology experience preferred, but not required. Must be able to pass underwater scuba training/certification. Send vitae to Human Resources Department, City of Corpus Christi, 1201 Leopard, Corpus Christi, TX 78401, EOE. Selection process will include a panel interview. Salary Range: $2,401-$3,375 monthly, based on experience.

The Documentarion Program of The Getty Conservation Institute comprises the Institute's comprehensive Library, Art and Archaeology Technical Abstracts, and the Research and Applications Section (R&A). R&A undertakes research in and application of innovative applications of technology, information management, effective approaches to condition reporting, systematic strategies for tracking the progress of field interventions, models for planning documentation campaigns. The Program seeks one highly qualified manager for the R&A Section and Deputy Director over all three sections of the Program. He/she will work under supervision of the Program Director; will coordinate three sections and supervise ten staff plus occasional Fellows; set policies and priorities for the "Research and Applications" sections of the Program; will implement documentation strategies in heritage conservation; will assist with budgeting, management, and advocacy for the Program; might do research, teach, write for publication, organize conferences. Qualifications: graduate degree in conservation, archaeology, or architecture; concentration in field recording planning/implementation; project management experience; five to seven years experience at the highest level of competence. Fluency in at least one foreign language. Excellent administrative and English writing skills are required. Must be free to travel. Salary and benefits commensurate with qualifications. The J. Paul Getty Trust is an equal opportunity employer. Please send a cover letter and resume to (or contact for more information) Yvonne Bradshaw, Human Resources (DDD), J. Paul Getty Trust, 401 Wilshire Blvd., Suite 900, Santa Monica, CA 90401, (310) 395-0388.

Espey, Huston & Associates, Inc. (EH&A) announces an open position for a project archaeologist/Principal Investigator in our Williamsburg, Virginia office. An M.A. or Ph.D. in archaeology/anthropology or historical archaeology is required in addition to two years of experience in a supervisory CRM role. Duties will include all aspects of CRM work including proposal and budget preparation, supervision of fieldwork, analysis of data, and report preparation. The primary emphasis will be in the Virginia area in support of our Williamsburg office, although some travel to other eastern states may be required. EH&A is a full service environmental firm with over 400 employees. The offered salary will be commensurate with experience. The position also provides vacation, holiday and sick leave, medical and dental insurance, a 401K plan, and profit sharing. Contact Clell Bond, Espey, Huston & Associates, Inc., P.O. Box 519, Austin, TX 78767, fax (512) 327-2453.

ASM Affiliates, Inc., a southern California CRM firm, invites applications for a permanent full-time Associate Archaeologist position as Lab Director. Responsibilities include directing the laboratory analysis and interpretation of archaeological data for technical reports. Prior computer experience with data entry, management, and analysis are needed. Demonstrated writing skills are a must. Expertise in lithic or faunal analysis (vertebrates and/or invertebrates) are preferred and opportunities to pursue own research interests exist. M.A. in anthropology/archaeology is strongly preferred. Competitive salary and benefit packages are commensurate with experience and qualifications. Send application letter, resume, and names of three references by Nov. 1, 1995 to ASM Affiliates, Inc. (Attn. Dr. Seetha N. Reddy), P.O. Box 2476, Leucadia, CA 92023, fax (619) 794-9176. ASM Affiliates, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer.


Position Wanted

Registered Land Surveyor seeks position/assignment with archaeological team for surveying, mapping, and excavation of foreign or domestic sites. Self employed, 25 years varied experience, AutoCAD literate, A.S. Civil Engineering, own equipment. Keen interest without formal education in archaeology. Contact James E. Franklin, 173 Deerfield Rd., Candia, NH 03034, (603) 483-8808.

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