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University of Memphis, Department of Anthropology, invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor position in anthropology with a specialization in North American historic archaeology to begin August 1998. The University of Memphis applied MA anthropology program offers concentrations in public archaeology, urban anthropology, and medical anthropology. Requirements: PhD by June 1998; specialty in Eastern US historic archaeology--especially 19th and early 20th centuries; and demonstrated excellence in teaching and research. Courses would include introductory physical anthropology; undergraduate and graduate archaeology courses, including public archaeology (CRM-related topics); and methods (e.g., qualitative, computer applications, and GIS). Expected to involve students in Central Mississippi Valley/Mid-South field research and to sustain collaborative research with other faculty. The department is interested in candidates with experience in African-American research. Interviews will be conducted at the 1997 AAA meeting. It will be helpful to receive applications in advance. Initial screening will begin December 30, 1997, and may continue until position is filled. The University of Memphis is an equal opportunity/affirmative action educator and employer. Submit cover letter and statement of research experience and interests, full vita, and names of 3-4 references (including phone/fax/email) to David H. Dye, Chair, Anthropology Search Committee, Department of Anthropology, UM, Memphis, TN 38152-6671.

Research Scientist (Grade II)/Senior Research Scientist (Grade III)/Western American Archaeology. Successful candidates will have a Ph.D. in archaeology, anthropology, or closely related field and at least 5-10 years (Grade II), 11+ years (Grade III), direct, full-time professional experience, or an equivalent combination of education and experience; demonstrated completion of large and small research projects; several years of experience in Western American archaeology, including data collection and analysis, cultural resources management, and Native American co-management issues; demonstrated knowledge of applicable state and federal regulations. The incumbent will direct the overall cultural resources program for the Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (PNNL), managed by Battelle Memorial Institute for the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE), including cultural resources activities for DOE at the Hanford Site, and develop additional business opportunities. PNNL is a multi-program national laboratory located in southeastern Washington state. To apply, please reference ad #23-2060-054-PLB on your scannable CV; include the names of 3 references and a description of your research interests and plans. Submit your resume to Pacific NW National Laboratory, PO Box 999, M/S: K1-24, Richland, WA 99352 or e-mail to employ@pnl.gov (in ASCII, WP or Word). PNNL is an EEO/AA employer and supports diversity in the workplace. Minorities, women, Vietnam-era and disabled veterans, and disabled persons are strongly encouraged to apply.

Archaeologist. Jones & Stokes Associates, a leading west coast environmental consulting and natural resources firm, has a full-time opening in its Sacramento headquarters for an ARCHAEOLOGIST. Responsibilities include: conduct historic archaeological inventories and evaluations; develop and implement historic archaeological mitigation programs; prepare environmental documents and technical reports; develop proposals and marketing material for historic archaeological projects. Requirements include: MA or Ph.D. in archaeology with a focus in historic archaeology; excellent writing skills; knowledge of Section 106 of the National Historic Preservation Act and the National Environmental Policy Act; knowledge of western United States history and historic archaeological resources; experience with integrating archaeological resource data with GIS. Application process: if you are interested in a challenging opportunity with a dynamic company that offers an outstanding benefits package, send a cover letter with resume, salary history, and three references to: Human Resources/97-031, Jones & Stokes Associates, 2600 V Street, Sacramento, CA 95818-1914. No telephone calls please. EOE/AA. M/F/D/V.

Archaeologist specializing in complex societies. University of California, Santa Barbara, Department of Anthropology, seeks an archaeologist for a tenure-track position at the assistant professor level, beginning July 1, 1998. Applicants must be specialists in the archaeological study of complex societies, particularly at the complex chiefdom or nascent state level. The candidate must have a strong, well-defined theoretical orientation and an active field research program. Geographic preference is to be given to the Pacific Rim, South/Southeast Asia, and Africa. A methodological specialty that does not overlap significantly with our existing faculty is also desirable. An ability to teach introductory archaeology is essential. Final filing date: November 30, 1997. Please send a vita, a letter describing current and future research directions, names of 3 references, and copies of your exemplary publications to Search Committee Chair, Department of Anthropology, UC Santa Barbara, CA 93106-3210. EO/AA Employer.

The Department of Anthropology at the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, seeks an archaeologist specializing in the prehistoric peoples of North America. Regional research focus and time period within North America are open. Topical and theoretical expertise should complement existing faculty strengths. This is a full time position at the rank of tenure-track Assistant Professor or tenured Associate Professor. The appointment begins August 21, 1998. Duties will include standard faculty responsibilities for research, teaching, and service. An active program of field research is desired. Additional qualifications include: Ph.D. in hand, publications, and demonstrated excellence in teaching. Our interests in teaching include courses in the areas of candidate's expertise, general archaeology, and a field school. Scholarly excellence is our primary criterion. Salary is open depending upon qualifications. To assure full consideration, applications should be received by February 6, 1998. Send vita, samples of publications, a concise statement of research and teaching interests, and the names, addresses (including e-mail) and telephone numbers of four referees to Janet Dixon Keller, Head, Department of Anthropology, 109 Davenport Hall, 607 South Mathews Avenue, University of Illinois, Urbana, IL 61801. (217) 333-3616. The UIUC is an AA-EOE. Position #5797.

The Department of Anthropology of the Pennsylvania State University invites applications for a permanent, tenure-track position in South American archaeology. Rank and salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience. PhD required. Topical specializations are flexible, but a focus on complex societies and settlement research is preferred. The Department of Anthropology promotes the integration of archaeology with biological and cultural anthropology, and has a strong commitment to active field and laboratory research that is scientific, ecological, demographic, and quantitative. Applications received by December 15, 1997, will be assured consideration; however, all applications will be considered until the position is filled. Send letter of application, c.v., and the names of three references to: Chair, Search Committee, Department of Anthropology, Box A, 409 Carpenter Building, Penn State University, University Park, PA 16802-3404. AA/EOE.

Wichita State University, Department of Anthropology, invites applications for full-time tenure-track Assistant Professor position for Fall 1998. PhD by time of employment and demonstrated proficiency in teaching and research is required. Archaeological and/or sociocultural anthropologist preferred. Areal preferences include, but are not limited to, the SW United States, East Asia, and Mesoamerica. A significant asset for the applicant would be museum experience (or at least graduate training in museology). For information on our museum and department, visit our web site at http://www.twsu.edu/~ldhmawww. Minorities, women, and persons with physical challenges are particularly encouraged to apply. Send letter of interests, vita, and names of 3 references to Robert Lawless, Professor and Chair, Department of Anthropology, WSU, Wichita, KS 67260-0052. Deadline is January 16, 1998, or until position is filled.

North American Archaeologist. The Department of Anthropology at the University of Kansas announces a full-time, tenure-track position in prehistoric North American archaeology at the assistant professor level. A PhD in anthropology, a substantive research record, demonstrated teaching experience, and field experience in North America are required. Responsibilities include teaching two courses per semester, developing an active research program, preferably in the Midcontinent, and service in the Department and University. Application materials consisting only of a letter outlining proposed contributions to our program, curriculum vitae, and names and addresses of three references should be sent to Search Committee Chair, University of Kansas, Department of Anthropology, 622 Fraser Hall, Lawrence, KS 66045-2110. The position is contingent on final budgetary approval. Applications are sought from all qualified persons; minorities and women are encouraged to apply. EO/AA employer. Deadline: December 30, 1997.

Chief, Environmental Resources Branch, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Vicksburg, Mississippi. $63,169-$82,120. Responsible for planning, coordinating, controlling, and reviewing the formulation and development of project plans covering the environmental resources of existing and proposed civil works projects. The work involves environmental water resource planning for a wide variety of flood control, navigation, and multiple-purpose projects. Position may be filled from the fields of Archaeology, General Biological Sciences, or Landscape Architecture. Contact Directorate of Human Resources Management, ATTN: CEMVD-HR-S/John Laughlin, PO Box 80, Vicksburg, Mississippi 39181-0080, or telephone (601) 634-5159, for application package. Closes 11/30/97. Equal opportunity employer.

The Department of Anthropology and Ethnic Studies at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas, invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor (position number 000796). Preference for research emphasis in the arid American West (Great Basin, Mohave, Southwest) with particular attention to hunter/gatherer adaptations. Skills should include lithic expertise, quantitative methods, field methods, strong theoretical background, previous teaching, and funding success. Salary competitive. Deadline: Dec. 1, 1997. Send vita, letter, and names of four references to Dr. Alan Simmons, Dept. of Anthropology, UNLV, POB 455012, Las Vegas, NV 89154-5012. For more information on UNLV on the web, see http://www.unlv.edu. UNLV is an affirmative action/Equal Opportunity Employer. Minorities, Women, Veterans, and the Disabled are encouraged to apply. Position contingent upon funding.

University of Florida Department of Anthropology invites applications for a tenure track position in Eastern North American prehistoric archeology at the assistant or associate professor level, to begin Fall 1998 pending administrative approval. Applicants should have a strong background in archeological theory, field research methods, materials analysis, and quantitative analysis. We are particularly interested in scholars with specialties in GIS and remote sensing, but also welcome applicants with geoarcheology, ceramic analysis, or other analytical skills that will complement those of our current strengths. This position will involve working with a large number of graduate and undergraduate students in our program and the ability to teach a wide range of archeology courses. Ph.D. required. Active field research and a strong publication record are expected. Women, minority candidates and handicapped scholars are particularly encouraged to apply. Send a letter outlining your research interests and academic experience, curriculum vita and the names and addresses of three referees to Chair, Archeology Search Committee, Department of Anthropology, University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida 32611. Deadline for application: December 31st, 1997.


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