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Curator, Collections Division. The Arizona State Museum seeks a senior-level curator of collections with strong experience in Southwestern anthropology, an extensive background in material culture studies, and demonstrated intellectual and administrative leadership skills. As a division head within the Museum, the curator of collections will oversee a staff of 11 and participate in divisional and institutional projects and initiatives. The Museum has outstanding anthropological collections from the Southwest United States and Northwest Mexico, and the curator of collections will be expected to take a lead role in the evaluation and strengthening of the collections, including research on and interpretation of the collections through scholarly publications, lectures, and exhibitions, and fostering donor relationships. The successful candidate must have an M.A. in anthropology or a closely related field, substantial experience in an anthropological museum, and demonstrated record of anthropological research and all aspects of curation of anthropological collections, including repatriation. Preferred qualifications include a Ph.D. in anthropology or a closely related field, ethnological expertise, knowledge of Spanish and/or Southwest Indian languages, participation in strategic planning, and experience associated with building expansion and renovation. The curator of collections is an academic professional/faculty position within the University of Arizona reporting to the director of the Museum. Potential exists for a joint appointment with a related academic department. Salary is competitive, commensurate with educational level and experience, and includes complete university benefits. Visit the UA Human Resources web site hr2.hr.arizona.edu/ for further information (UA Job #12720). See also the ASM web site w3.arizona.edu:180/asm/. Nominations are welcomed. Applicants must send cover letter, curriculum vitae, and names and addresses of three references to George J. Gumerman, Director, Arizona State Museum, P.O. Box 210026, University of Arizona, Tucson AZ 85721-0026. The closing date is March 15, 1999. The University of Arizona is an EEO/AA employer-M/W/D/V.

State Archaeologist sought for the Arkansas Archeological Survey, to begin June 1, 1999. The State Archaeologist implements public education and National Register programs for archeology, coordinates Survey preservation activities with federal and state agencies, and serves as the primary liaison between the Survey and the Arkansas Archeological Society, a state-wide amateur organization. Ph.D. required, expertise in regional archeology and teaching experience preferred. Send curriculum vita and names of three references to Thomas J. Green, Director, Arkansas Archeological Survey, P.O. Box 1249, Fayetteville, AR 72701, by February 15, 1999. The Arkansas Archeological Survey is an independent unit of the University of Arkansas System. The University is an equal opportunity/affirmative action institution.

The Department of Archaeology, Boston University, announces a tenure-track position for an assistant or associate professor in remote sensing and archaeology, effective September 1, 1999. Requirements include a Ph.D. with a concentration in archaeology, research and instructional background in remote sensing, and familiarity with GIS. Geographic area of interest is open. The successful candidate will have a strong commitment to teaching at the undergraduate and graduate level and have an active research program. Application, vita, and the names and addresses of three referees are due by February 15, 1999, to James R. Wiseman, Chair, Search Committee, Boston University Archaeology, 675 Commonwealth Ave., Boston, MA 02215.

The Rock Island District, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Rock Island, IL, has a vacant position for which applications are being solicited. Position: Supervisory--"Interdisciplinary"* GS-000-13, Chief, Environmental Analysis Branch, Planning, Programs and Management Division. *Interdisciplinary position classifiable in any of the following series: GS-0193, Archaeologist; GS-0023, Outdoor Recreation Planning; GS-0401, General Biological Science; GS-0810, Civil Engineering; GS-0819, Environmental Engineering; GS-0020, Community Planner. Required qualifications include: Ability to supervise and coordinate the work of natural and cultural resource experts in accomplishing environmental and historic properties compliance in support of integrated planning for river navigation, environmental management and restoration, and flood damage reduction. Salary: $52,176 (plus locality pay). Travel: Maximum 25 percent. Benefits: Health and life insurance, retirement plan, leave (vacation, sick), and applicable moving expenses will be paid. Forward your name and address to U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Rock Island, Attn: CEMVR-PC-C, Clock Tower Building, P.O. Box 2004, Rock Island, IL 61204-2004, or fax to (309) 794-5629, no later than January 30, 1999. Please mention in which publication you saw this ad. Formal application packages will be forwarded to you after February 1, 1999. AA/EEO.

SUNY-Geneseo Department of Anthropology seeks to hire anthropological archaeologist: entry-level, tenure-track, assistant professorship for fall 1999. Qualifications required: Anthropology Ph.D. by September 1999; teaching experience; field, archival, and/or lab research; specialty areas in archaeological field methods and lab analysis, quantitative methods, and cultural resources management; archaeological fieldwork in North America. Fieldwork in Northeastern U.S. archaeology will be considered a plus to our program. We are looking for candidates who are committed to teaching undergraduates. Send letter of application, vita, three letters of recommendation, and graduate transcript to E. R. Kintz, Chair, Department of Anthropology, One College Circle, SUNY Geneseo, Geneseo, NY 14454. Apply by January 30, 1998. Position will remain open until filled. Women and minorities are strongly encouraged to apply. SUNY Geneseo is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer.

The Archaeology Service Center (ASC) at Murray State University seeks a contract archaeologist meeting the Secretary of Interior's minimum qualifications, with experience in the Ohio/Mississippi River valley. Staff archaeologist position is initially paid on a per contract basis. Work begins immediately. Send résumé and names of three references to Ken Carstens, Director, ASC, Rm. 317 Ordway Hall, Murray State University, Murray, KY 42071, (502) 762-4058.

Santa Clara University, Department of Anthropology and Sociology invites applications for a full-time tenure-track position in Archaeology starting September 1999. Rank: Assistant Professor; Ph.D. required at the time of appointment. We are looking for a colleague who can work interactively in a small anthropology program. Candidates will have teaching responsibilities in some or all of the following: Introductory archaeology, introductory biological/physical anthropology, environmental archaeology, ecological anthropology, and archaeological field methods. Geographic focus on South/Southeast Asia or Africa preferred, although not required. Area of specialization is open. The successful candidate will be affiliated with the Environmental Studies Program which offers an interdisciplinary minor. The current instructional load is seven courses per year on a quarter calendar, with one course normally released for scholarly pursuits. The department offers the Bachelor of Science degree in anthropology. Santa Clara is a Jesuit, value-oriented university located in the heart of "Silicon Valley." Commitment to quality teaching and scholarship in an undergraduate department is essential. Applicants should send a current vitae, a letter of application detailing teaching philosophy and scholarly interests, sample syllabi for two courses, a sample of student evaluations of teaching, a sample of scholarly writing, and the names and addresses of three references by January 31, 1999 or until the position is filled to Russell Skowronek, Search Chair, Department of Anthropology/Sociology, Santa Clara University, Santa Clara, CA 95053. SCU is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer, and welcomes applications from women, persons of color, member of historically under-represented U.S. ethnic groups, persons with disability, veterans, and Jesuits.

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. 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. UNT is an AA/EEO employer; minorities and women are encouraged to apply.

CAR, which functions as an applied archeological research unit within William and Mary (W&M) and its Department of Anthropology, seeks a part-time Associate Director (AD). For a description of the AD duties, see our web listing at www.wm.edu/CAS/WMCAR. Applicants should send a letter of interest, a curriculum vitae, and have three letters of recommendation sent to Franz Gross, Chair of the Search Committee, Ewell Hall, College of William and Mary, P.O. Box 8795, Williamsburg, VA 23187-8795. Review began November 1, 1998, and will continue until the position is filled. W&M is an equal opportunity/affirmative action university. Members of under-represented groups (including people of color, persons with disabilities, Vietnam veterans, and women) are encouraged to apply.


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