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Archaeological and Historical Consultants seeks Field Directors to supervise and coordinate activities of field crews engaged in archaeological survey or excavation. Duties primarily involve Phase I and II surveys for gas pipeline right-of-way in Ohio and Pennsylvania. The qualified applicant will have (1) a Master's degree preferably in Archaeology, Anthropology, or a closely related field, (2) two to four years related archaeological field experience and/or training, or an equivalent combination of education and experience, and (3) demonstrated capability to manage archaeological fieldwork. Applicants must be certified (or qualified) to work as a Field Director in Ohio. Archaeological and Historical Consultants is situated in Centre Hall, Pennsylvania--a small community located near State College and the Pennsylvania State University. A competitive benefits package is offered. Opening date is March 1997, and position will be open until filled. Send résumé, letter of application, and references to David Rue, Program Manager, Archaeological and Historical Consultants, Inc., P.O. Box 482, Centre Hall, PA 16828.

Archaeological and Historical Consultants seeks a Principal Investigator to develop and supervise implementation of field strategies for Cultural Resource Management projects, coordinate artifact and data analysis, prepare reports and proposals, and maintain client/agency coordination. The qualified applicant will have a Master's degree (Ph.D. preferred) with an archaeological focus, at least one year of experience in the supervision of archaeological fieldwork, a demonstrated ability to produce quality reports in a timely fashion, and knowledge of eastern or midwestern U.S. prehistory and/or history. Archaeological and Historical Consultants is situated in Centre Hall, Pennsylvania--a small community located near State College and the Pennsylvania State University. A competitive benefits package is offered. Opening date is March 1997, and position will be open until filled. Send résumé, letter of application, and references to David Rue, Program Manager, Archaeological and Historical Consultants, Inc., P.O. Box 482, Centre Hall, PA 16828.

Ecoscience's Archaeology Division seeks a dynamic individual to direct our CRM program. Ecoscience conducts all phases of CRM projects throughout the Middle Atlantic. We are looking for an individual with a business concentration within archaeology. Candidates must have a M.A., possess strong organizational skills, demonstrate knowledge of CRM requirements, the ability to actively solicit projects, manage project records, and direct archaeological projects to completion. Submit vitae, examples of publications or research reports, and the names and addresses of three references to Archaeology Division, Ecoscience, Inc., RR 4 Box 4294, Moscow, PA 18444, ecoscnc@scranton.com.

University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, Department of Anthropology, pending budgetary approval, seeks applicants for Associate Scientist (Contract Archaeologist and Associate Director Archaeological Research Laboratory) position beginning March 1, 1997. This position includes obtaining and administering grants and contracts, teaching, student advising and professional service. Ph.D. in Eastern U.S. archaeology required. Submit letter of interest, vita, and names of three references by January 25, 1997, to Trudy Turner, Department of Anthropology, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, Milwaukee, WI 53201 (see http://www.uwm.edu/Dept/Anthropology/). University of Wisconsin is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer; minorities and women are encouraged to apply. The names of those nominees and applicants who have not requested that their identity be withheld and the names of all finalists will be released upon request.

Assistant Professor of Archaeology. Boston University announces a new tenure-track position in Near Eastern Prehistory at the level of Assistant Professor, effective September 1, 1997. An active research program including fieldwork, preferably involving students at all levels, and Ph.D. are required. The ideal candidate will be able to teach the archaeology of the Near East from the Paleolithic through Neolithic at the undergraduate and graduate levels. Candidates with expertise in a scientific specialty (e.g., zooarchaeology, materials science, human osteology) are strongly encouraged to apply. Applications/nominations and three letters of recommendation are due by January 15, 1997 to Julie Hansen, Chair, Department of Archaeology, 675 Commonwealth Ave., Boston, MA 02215. Boston University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.

Arkansas Archeological Survey, a unit of the University of Arkansas system, invites applications for Research Station Archeologist at Arkansas State University Research Station in Jonesboro, Arkansas. This is a permanent, 12-month appointment. Duties include: research; public service, including working with the general public, amateurs, Native Americans, and state and federal agencies; teaching two anthropology courses a year or equivalent service at Arkansas State University; archeological collection and information management. A Ph.D. is required and research and field experience in Mississippi River valley or adjacent areas is preferred. The University of Arkansas is an equal opportunity/affirmative action institution. Send letter of application, vita, and names of three references to Thomas Green, AAS, P.O. Box 1249, Fayetteville, AR 72702-1249. For more information, see http://www.uark.edu/campus-resources/archinfo.

Curator, Meadowcroft Rockshelter. Meadowcroft Museum of Rural Life seeks museum professional with experience in archaeology and public programming to serve as curator of one of North America's oldest archaeological sites. The curator will monitor site preservation, design and implement educational programs, and assist with planning for a new interpretive center. Located 35 miles southwest of Pittsburgh, the museum interprets the history of life on the land in western Pennsylvania over 14,000 years. Salary: $22,000. Send resume and cover letter by January 31, 1997, to Daniel Freas, Meadowcroft Museum of Rural Life, 401 Meadowcroft Rd., Avella, PA 15312.

The Department of Anthropology, University of California, San Diego seeks an anthropological archaeologist with broad theoretical interests in the evolution of complex societies. Geographical area is open but preference will be given to candidates who work in Mesoamerica, South America, and Africa. Applicants should have a strong orientation toward fieldwork, fund raising for research, and publication. Funding is currently at the Assistant Professor level (tenure track). Salary will be commensurate with experience and based on UC pay scales. Starting date is July 1, 1997. Ph.D. must be completed by September 1, 1997. To ensure full consideration, please send a letter of interest, curriculum vitae, and the names of three referees to Thomas Levy, Search Chair, Department of Anthropology, University of California, San Diego, 9500 Gilman Dr., La Jolla, CA 92093-0532 by March 10, 1997. UCSD is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer.

The University of Illinois has several Prehistoric and Historic Archaeologist positions available. The Illinois Transportation Archaeological Research Program (ITARP), Department of Anthropology, University of Illinois, is seeking to fill several positions with senior researchers to direct large Phase I-III projects in Illinois. ITARP is the result of a 39-year-long cooperative arrangement between the Illinois Department of Transportation and the University of Illinois to do research in the area of archaeology and history. It has two dozen full-time professional career employees and focuses its research on the history and prehistory of Illinois. Employees are staff members of the university and receive full benefits and rights. Responsibilities: The individuals will oversee the field completion of cultural resource surveys, testing, and excavations on major projects in Illinois. These individuals will be responsible for managing one or more field and lab crews, administration, analysis, and report preparation. At the end of the project these individuals will produce a professional report on the results of the project, to be submitted to the Illinois Department of Transportation, which will meet the standards set forth by the Illinois Historic Preservation Agency. Such reports are generally published in one of the several professional archaeological publication series the program produces. Qualifications: Graduate degree in Anthropology/Archaeology preferred (or equivalent field experience) or an M.A. in history with a specialty in archaeology. The individual must have a strong background in prehistory and/or historical archaeology of the Eastern Woodlands. Three to five years of field survey, excavation, analysis, and report preparation experience preferred. The ability to use a total station and GPS equipment is a definite plus. The individual must have a demonstrated record of report completion. This is an opportunity to gain valuable experience in large-scale field and analysis projects and to follow the process through to publication. We prefer individuals who are interested in a long-term position with the program and in developing research interests in the general Midwestern region. Applications will be accepted until the positions are filled. Please send cover letter and résumés to Janice Pankey, Program Clerk, ITARP-Department of Anthropology, 103 Horticultural Field Laboratory, 1707 S. Orchard, University of Illinois at Champaign-Urbana, Urbana, IL 61801, (217) 244-4244.


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