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The Alabama Historical Commission is seeking a new executive director. Visit our website at www.preserveala.org for details or call John Powell at (334) 242-3184, ext. 229.

Brooklyn College/CUNY seeks an urban archaeologist for an anticipated tenure-track position beginning fall 1999. Applicants should have a geographical focus on the historic archaeology of North American urban centers. Additional specialties in general New World archaeology, urban/applied anthropology, or cultural ecology are preferred. Must be able to teach introductory courses in general anthropology and archaeology and to develop and maintain an active program of research and publication. Ph.D. required. Experience in using computer technology and teaching essential. Salary ranges from $29,931-$45,672. Review of applications begins October 15, 1998, and will continue until the position is filled. Send curriculum vitae, three letters of recommendation, and writing sample(s) or research paper(s) to H. Arthur Bankoff, Chair, Search Committee, Department of Anthropology and Archaeology, Brooklyn College, 2900 Bedford Ave., Brooklyn, NY 11210-2889. Brooklyn College is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/IRCA/Americans with Disabilities Act Employer.

Cultural Resources Office, Northwestern State University seeks archaeologist for full-time CRM position. Job duties include survey and evaluation of properties and developing management plan based on survey results. M.A. is required; Ph.D. is preferred. Strong organizational skills, two years supervisory experience, demonstrable success in managing field projects and report writing, basic knowledge of GIS. Submit résumé, letter describing CRM experience, and names of three references to Director, CRO, Department of Social Sciences, NSU, Natchitoches, LA 71497. Position will remain open until filled.

GAI Consultants announces an immediate, full-time position with competitive salary/benefits for a lead archaeologist. Either an historical or prehistoric archaeologist will be considered. The position requires an M.A. degree with at least two years experience in a supervisory role with a CRM firm or a similar agency/organization. Position entails proposal writing, preparing research designs, supervising fieldwork, data analysis, and report writing. Regional expertise in the archaeology of eastern and mid-Atlantic United States is desired. Excellent field and report writing skills are required; communication skills are mandatory. Knowledge of the NHPA/NEPA process is a plus. Position is for either Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, or Charleston, West Virginia offices. Send résumé and list of references with telephone numbers to Diane B. Landers, Cultural Resources Group Manager, GAI Consultants, 570 Beatty Rd., Monroeville, PA 15146.

Garcia and Associates, a west coast environmental consulting firm with offices in California, Hawai'i, and Montana, has an immediate opening for a senior archaeologist/principal investigator. This position requires a M.A. or Ph.D. degree in either archaeology, historic archaeology, or cultural resource management. The candidate should have at least five years of professional experience, and excellent working knowledge of state and federal cultural resources laws. The candidate should also possess strong organizational and technical writing skills, and a proven ability to design, conduct, and complete archaeological projects. Applicants should also have good business and marketing skills. Garcia and Associates offers a competitive salary and benefits package. Please send a résumé or vita, with cover letter and at least three recent references to Garcia and Associates, 1 Saunders Ave., San Anselmo, CA 94960.

The George Washington University Department of Anthropology invites applications for a tenure-track position in New World archaeology with a research specialization in the origin and development of complex societies, beginning fall 1999 at the rank of assistant professor. We expect this position to strengthen our interdisciplinary undergraduate archaeology major and to complement our existing four-field programs in anthropology at the undergraduate and graduate levels. The latter include a strong focus on museum training; the position will involve advisory and liaison responsibilities for students oriented towards museum careers. Applicant must have Ph.D. in hand, a record of creative scholarship, ongoing field research, interests in the archaeology of complex societies, demonstrated teaching abilities, and some work experience in a museum or curatorial environment. Minority candidates are particularly encouraged to apply. Please send a vita, a letter summarizing current and proposed research and teaching interests, names of three referees, and an example of your written work (if available), by November 1, 1998, to Alison S. Brooks, Chair, Archaeology Search Committee, The George Washington University, 2110 G. St., N.W., Washington, DC 20052. Review of applications will begin November 1 and will continue until the position is filled. We expect to hold preliminary interviews at the AAA meetings in Philadelphia in November 1998.

The Thomas Jefferson Memorial Foundation, which owns and operates Monticello, seeks an archaeological field manager responsible for on-site supervision and reporting of all aspects of fieldwork in the Department of Archaeology at Monticello. Duties include organization and day-to-day supervision of fieldwork, organization and maintenance of all field record archives, and report preparation. Requirements include strong organizational skills, excellent writing ability, expertise in field stratigraphic interpretation, field photography, surveying (Total Station), mapping (CAD-MicroStation, Surfer), and database applications. An M.A. in anthropology or related field, with emphasis on archaeology, five years experience in archaeology, and two years experience in a supervisory capacity in an archaeological setting are required. Competitive and excellent benefits package. Send cover letter, résumé, salary history, and the names of three references to Director of Human Resources, P.O. Box 316, Charlottesville, VA 22902.

KEA Environmental, Inc., a San Diego, California based, full-service environmental consulting firm, is looking for a motivated individual to serve as a principal investigator for cultural resources investigations in their Sacramento, California office. Ph.D. preferred, 5+ years management experience, familiarity with federal preservation mandates, research interests in western United States, and history of publications. This is a full-time permanent position. Send letter of interest, vita, and references to Search Committee, 601 University Ave., Suite 185, Sacramento, CA 95825.

University of Maine at Farmington seeks a project director for the Archaeology Research Center. The project director assumes responsibility for supervision and management of numerous archaeology consulting and research projects. Field work, laboratory work, and report/scope preparation are included; editorial skills are a must. Independent knowledge and judgment are repeatedly necessary, although the staff member also operates as a component of an integrated research team. Graduate degree in archaeology/anthropology; masters or ABD/Ph.D. preferred. Knowledge and experience in all aspects of northern New England archaeology and cultural resource management required, including design and implementation of all phases of consulting archaeology and research projects. Administrative and supervisory experience required. Must be able to work nontraditional hours, travel extensively, and actively tour work sites. Our Commitment to Diversity: UMF is an equal opportunity educator and employer and specifically invites and encourages applications from women and minorities. UMF provides reasonable accommodations in the workplace and in the job application process. If you need assistance with a disability, please contact Valerie Huebner, EEO Officer, 86 Main St., Farmington, ME 04938, (207) 778-7258, (207) 778-7000 TDD. Review of applications will begin October 15, 1998 and the position will remain available until filled. This is considered a regional search; compensation for travel to UMF will only be paid for regional travel. Send a letter of application, résumé, and three letters of recommendation to Ellen R. Cowie, Director, Archaeology Research Center, 17 Quebec St., Farmington, ME 04938, (207) 778-7012, fax (207) 778-7024, email cowie@maine.maine.edu, web www.umf.maine.edu.

The Department of Sociology, Anthropology, and Social Work at Mississippi State University is seeking qualified applicants for an entry-level assistant professor, tenure-track position in archaeology beginning fall 1999. Ph.D. in anthropology or archaeology preferred at time of appointment; ABDs will be considered at the level of instructor. Primary area of desired teaching and research focus is North America, with specialization in archaeobotany, environmental archaeology, or geoarchaeology. CRM and field experience preferred. Dedication to undergraduate teaching and involvement of undergraduates in research is essential. Programs offered include B.A. in anthropology; B.A., M.S., and Ph.D. in sociology; and BSW in social work. The department consists of 23 faculty members, over 200 undergraduate majors, and over 50 graduate students. Applicants should include a letter describing teaching and research interests, a vita, and names, addresses, and phone numbers of three references. Supporting materials that demonstrate teaching, service, and scholarly achievement should accompany the application. Send to Chair, Anthropology Recruitment Committee, Department of Sociology, Anthropology, and Social Work, P.O. Drawer C, Mississippi State University, Mississippi State, MS 39762 (www.msstate.edu). Review of applications will begin on December 1, 1998 and continue until the position is filled. Interviews may be conducted at the AAA meetings. Mississippi State University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and encourages applications from minority candidates and women.

The Department of Anthropology at New York University invites applications from outstanding scholars in two areas of anthropology, physical anthropology, and anthropological archaeology, pending administrative and budgetary approval. The department is looking for scholars with exceptional records in research and teaching, active field research projects, and intellectual leadership. We are seeking a physical anthropologist specializing in primate behavior and ecology. For archaeology, region and area of specialization are open, but New World is preferred. Rank is open. Please send application (including letter, vita and names of three referees) by December 15, 1998, to Chair, Department of Anthropology, New York University, 25 Waverly Pl., New York, NY 10003. NYU encourages applications from women and members of minority groups.

The University of North Texas, Department of Geography and Center for Environmental Archaeology seeks to fill a tenure-track assistant professorship in environmental archaeology, beginning January 1999. To complement existing program in geoarchaeology, candidates need Ph.D. and teaching experience; fields preferred are zooarchaeology, paleoecology, spatial, or quantitative analysis. Teaching will include introductory archaeology, regional survey, and upper division/graduate specialty courses. UNT is an AA/EEO employer; minorities and women are encouraged to apply. Applications will be reviewed beginning October 31, 1998, and will be accepted until the position is filled. Send letter, vita, and names of three referees to Reid Ferring, Department of Geography, P.O. Box 305279, University of North Texas, Denton, TX 76203.

TRC-Mariah Associates invite applications for senior archaeologists and other positions in El Paso and offices in the eastern United States. Full-time, exempt. Requirements for these positions include: (1) an advanced degree in anthropology, archaeology, or a related field; (2) a substantial record of archaeological research, including fieldwork and reporting; (3) demonstrated experience with hands-on project management; (4) a working knowledge of the NHPA and other laws, regulations, and guidelines; and (5) a willingness to relocate to El Paso, Texas, or various eastern U.S. offices. Must meet the Secretary of the Interior's Standards. For a position in El Paso, some business management experience and a familiarity with the Jornada region of northern Mexico, southern New Mexico, and west Texas are desirable but not required. For the eastern U.S. offices, some business management experience is also preferred, with demonstrated experience in the southeast, mid-Atlantic, or northeast. Responsibilities include (1) leading a diverse team of professionals; (2) designing and conducting high-quality research; (3) communicating effectively with clients; (4) managing project budgets and schedules; (5) writing clearly and overseeing the timely completion of reports; (6) supervising project personnel. Full benefits. Salary depending on experience. TRC is an Equal Opportunity Employer. M/F/D/V. Please send a letter of interest and a current vita to Howard C. Higgins, TRC Companies, Inc., 4221-B Balloon Park Rd., N.E., Albuquerque, NM 87109.

Vanderbilt University announces a rank open position in anthropology for applicants with research interests in Mesoamerican archaeology, ethnography, epigraphy, iconography, or ethnohistory. Preference will be given to an applicant actively engaged in significant field research. An ability to teach courses outside of the Latin American area is a desired asset. The successful candidate will join a research-oriented department of anthropology, focused on Latin America with an outstanding, well-funded doctoral program. Vanderbilt rewards excellence in teaching and research with competitive salaries, excellent benefits, and a high quality of life in the area. We urge a rapid response, if possible in advance of our preferential deadline of October 20, 1998, for the receipt of application materials. Please send a letter, résumé, and a list of references to Anthropology Recruitment Committee, Department of Anthropology, Vanderbilt University, P.O. Box 6050, Station B, Nashville, TN 37235, fax (615) 343-0230. Vanderbilt University is a Equal Opportunity Affirmative Action Employer, and encourages applications from women and minorities.

Wanted: Field archeologist for Latin American work. An experienced archaeological crew chief or site director is sought for upcoming project assignments in Latin America. Duties will include fieldwork, labwork, and report writing in Spanish and English. The successful applicant will have working knowledge of Spanish and previous fieldwork in Latin America. Experience in and understanding of U.S. consulting archaeology practices are also highly desirable. Initial employment will be on a project basis. Send résumé and cover letter to Emlen Myers, Dames and Moore, 7101 Wisconsin Ave., Suite 700, Bethesda, MD 20850, email emyers@bo.net. Address questions to U.S. voicemail at (301) 652-2215 ext. 539 or to Janet Friedman at ext. 585. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer. Women, minorities, and VETS are encouraged to apply.

City of Corpus Christi, Corpus Christi Museum of Science and History is accepting applications for an archaeologist, directly responsible for the operation of archaeology programs, exhibits, and archival holdings related to the Museum's archaeological collections. Additional responsibilities include cataloguing, curating, and conserving the "1554 Shipwreck Collection" and marine and terrestrial archaeological collections; conducting and overseeing research on marine and terrestrial archaeological collections; publishing and disseminating information through scholarly venues and academic and public presentations; part-time diving instruction for Texas A&M University; and occasional participation in underwater archaeological projects. Requirements include a Ph.D. in anthropology or related field; a minimum of five years professional museum experience and/or college level teaching experience; some marine archaeology experience preferred; must be able to pass underwater scuba training/certification. Send vitae and proof of education to Human Resources Department, City of Corpus Christi, 1201 Leopard, Corpus Christi, TX 78401. Selection process will include a panel interview. Starting salary is $30,564 with excellent benefits. EOE M/F/H.


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