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The Alabama Historical Commission is seeking applicants for State Archaeologist to fill a position with our office. This is a full-time position with a full state benefits package. The application review period begins immediately and will close upon filling the position. The Alabama Historical Commission is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Minimum educational requirement is a PhD in anthropology/archaeology with a specialty in archaeology. A background in southeastern archaeology is preferred. Minimum four-year upper-level processional experience is required, including cultural resource management, fieldwork, laboratory work, and publishing. Preferred background will include experience/knowledge of major archaeological disciplines (prehistoric, historic, marine, industrial, etc.), experience in grant development and proposals and in the development of educational programs. Responsibilities shall include, but not be limited to, the development and coordination of the Archaeological Programs of the Alabama Historical Commission and to direct the operations of the Commission's Archaeological Services Division, which includes: (1) coordinate the development and implementation of AHC archaeological policy; (2) serve as senior archaeological advisor to the Alabama State Historic Preservation Officer; (3) coordinate AHC archaeological activities; and (4) coordinate AHC efforts with governmental agencies, officials, universities, industry, and the private sector to develop and implement programs to protect, manage, and develop archaeological resources. The salary range is $50,000 annually. For consideration, applicants should forward résumés or vitae to Alabama Historical Commission, 468 S. Perry St., Montgomery, AL 36130-0900, (334) 242-3184, fax (334) 240-3477, email laweroaks@aol.com. Applicants may also contact F. Lawerence Oaks, Executive Director, or James W. Parker, Chief of Archaeological Services.

The University of Colorado at Colorado Springs, Department of Anthropology, invites applications for a three-year visiting replacement position in archaeology to begin Fall 1997. Preference will be given to those with expertise in the historic and/or prehistoric archaeology of the Plains and the ability to teach a variety of upper-division courses in archaeology. Teaching load will be three courses per semester. PhD required. Applications will be reviewed beginning March 31, 1997. Send cover letter, vita, and the names of three references to Forrest Tierson, Department of Anthropology, University of Colorado at Colorado Springs, 80933-7150. EOE/AAE.

Laboratory Director needed to manage all aspects of artifact analysis and curation for a cultural resource management consulting firm. Applicants must have an MA (or equivalent experience) in anthropology, archaeology, or a closely related field, and must have strong organizational and management skills. Specialization in prehistoric lithic analysis is preferred, but those with other historic or prehistoric analytic specialties will be considered. Position is full time with competitive salary and benefits. Send résumé, letter of application, and references to Gary Coppock, Project Manager, Archaeological and Historical Consultants, Inc., P.O. Box 482, Centre Hall, PA 16828. EOE.

The University of Calgary, Departments of Geology and Geophysics, Geography, and Archaeology invite applications for a tenure-track or contingent term/specific term four-year appointment in the Earth Science Program at the Assistant Professor rank, to begin July 1, 1997. A PhD is required for this position. Preference will be given to candidates with expertise in geoarchaeology, human geography and earth science interface and interaction. The ideal candidate will have a strong background in paleoenvironmental reconstruction. The duties include teaching at the undergraduate and graduate levels, supervision of graduate students, independent research, and service to the university. In accordance with Canadian Immigration requirements, priority will be given to Canadian citizens and permanent residents of Canada. The University of Calgary is committed to Employment Equity. Applicants should send a letter of application and a curriculum vitae with the names and addresses of three references to J. Scott Raymond, Head, Department of Archaeology, The University of Calgary, 2500 University Dr. NW, Calgary, AB, Canada T2N 1N4.

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