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The Ohio State University, Department of Anthropology, invites applications for a tenure track appointment in Archaeology at the Assistant Professor level commencing October 1, 1997. Applicant must have an active program of field research, and publications in leading, peer-reviewed journals. Latin America geographic focus preferred. Theoretical specialty open. Excellence in teaching and research required. The appointee's duties include teaching and advising at the undergraduate and graduate levels, including introductory archaeology and upper division region, method, and theory courses, and graduate seminars. Salary negotiable and commensurate with qualifications. Deadline for applications is November 15, 1996, or until position is filled. Send cover letter, vita, and names of three references to: William Dancey, Search Committee Chair, Department of Anthropology, The Ohio State University, 110 Lord Hall, 124 W. 17th Avenue, Columbus, OH 43210-1364. The Ohio State University is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action Employer. Women, minorities, Vietnam-era veterans, disabled veterans, and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

Lamanai (South) Archeological Project needs full or part time PI for excavations in Belize. Qualifications: Ph.D. in hand; field experience in the Maya realm; 3 letters of recommendation, one of which must be from an archaeologist who has worked in Belize. Contact Mr. Colin Howells at Lamanai Outpost Lodge, PO Box 63, Orange Walk Town, Belize, Ph/Fax 501-2-33578.

Jones & Stokes Associates, a leading environmental consulting firm, has an immediate opening for an archaeologist for its Sacramento headquarters. Key responsibilities include conducting archaeological investigations, including survey and excavations for historic archaeological resources; preparing technical reports; evaluating the significance of historic resources; supervising field projects; and preparing historic period contextual studies. The position requires a master's degree in anthropology or a closely related field with an emphasis on historical archaeology; ability to write and work independently; and supervisory experience. Candidates should have knowledge of the western U.S. history; experience conducting architectural inventories and evaluating historic buildings; experience conducting prehistoric surveys and excavations in the western U.S., preferably in California. Please send a cover letter, resume, and three professional references to: Human Resources/96-024, Jones & Stokes Associates, Inc., 2600 V Street, Suite 100, Sacramento, CA 95818-1914, fax (916) 737-3048. Visit our web site at: http://www.jsanet.com. No telephone calls please. EOE/AA. M/F/D/V.

Director, Archaeological and Historical Services, Eastern Washington University. The University seeks a dynamic individual to direct a large and diverse grant and contract funded program. With current staff of 25 and three offices in the state of Washington, AHS conducts cultural resources management (CRM) projects and grant-funded research within a five-state region of the Pacific Northwest. Candidates must have a Ph.D. in Anthropology or Public History. Candidates must have strong organizational skills; demonstrated knowledge of CRM requirements; the ability to manage project records and artifact collections and the direction of projects in archaeology and history. Research interest in the prehistory or history of the Pacific Northwest preferred, but a specialization in North America is required. This is a non-tenure track contract funded position; salary negotiable. This position, during the course of university employment, will be responsible for the receipt of, or accountability for, university funds or other items of value. Successful candidate must pass a background check. Review of applications will begin October 14, 1996. Submit letter of application; vitae; examples of publications or research reports; and the names, addresses, and phone numbers of three references to: Selection Committee, Division of Human Resources, MS 114, Eastern Washington University, 526 5th Street, Cheney, WA, 99004-2431. Eastern Washington University is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer and applications from members of historically underrepresented groups are especially encouraged to apply.

San Diego State University, Department of Anthropology, invites applications for a funded tenure-track Assistant Professor in southern California beginning fall semester, 1997. Demonstrated teaching excellence, hands-on community involvement, southern California research experience & completed Ph.D. required. SDSU is a community-oriented institution of higher learning serving the unique needs of the US-Mexico border-Pacific Rim populace of the greater San Diego region. The successful applicant will have a demonstrated commitment to the prehistoric and historic archaeology of the greater southern California-northern Baja region exemplified by extensive personal field experience, read-papers and publications, and should be prepared to teach at least one course each semester on California archaeology, ethnography, or ethnohistory. Position responsibilities also may include one or more lower division general introductory courses in biological and/or cultural anthropology and at least one graduate-level seminar each year. The primary responsibility of the successful candidate, however, will be development and maintenance of a locally based field school in archaeological techniques accessible both to SDSU students and to interested volunteers from the general public. This field school will emphasize approaches and techniques acceptable to local Native American communities and in conformity with standards approved and employed by the southern California CRM industry. As regular interaction with local Native American, CRM, and other San Diego communities will comprise an essential aspect of this position, demonstrated abilities and experience in working with these groups will be essential to successful application. Additional position responsibilities will include initiating a formal program of appropriate interdisciplinary collaboration with other academic departments involving both regional historical and methodological issues, e.g., the multiethnic cross-border history of the region or the uses of GIS applications in archaeology. Application deadline is November 15, 1996. Completed Ph.D. required. Southern California area-emphasis firm. Applications, including letter stating qualifications, background, teaching/community outreach/research interests, vita, and names/addresses/phone/e-mail of 4 referees should be sent to Joseph Ball, Arch. Search Comm., Dept. of Anthropology, SDSU, 5500 Campanile Drive, San Diego, CA 92182-4443. SDSU is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Title IX employer and does not discriminate against persons on the basis of race, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, gender, marital status, age or disability. VPAA #97/98-13.

University of California at Los Angeles seeks applications for the position of Assistant to the Director, Institute of Archaeology with the title of Academic Administrator, Rank I. Ph.D. in Archaeology or related field is required. Strong writing skills and ability to communicate with the general public also necessary. Will work directly with the Director of the Institute in fund raising, programmatic development and implementation, and day to day operations. This is a 50% time position with a salary of $20,000. Please send cover letter, CV, and names and addresses of 3 referees to: Nancy C. Davis, UCLA Institute of Archaeology, A210 Fowler, Box 951510, Los Angeles, CA 90095-1510. Deadline: September 30, 1996. UCLA is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.


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