Research Associate – Archaeologist

Kansas State University

Manhattan, KS

ID: 7066587
Posted: May 29, 2020
Application Deadline: Open Until Filled

Job Description

About This Role:

Full Time, Term, 12 month, benefit eligible, Research Associate fills position as Archaeologist with the Fort Riley archaeology team, which consists of three full-time archeologists who work in coordination with the Fort Riley Cultural Resources Archeologist, to perform cultural resources surveys, site evaluations, site monitoring, and related reporting in accordance with Section 110 and 106 of the National Historic Preservation Act (NHPA) of 1966 and 36 CFR Part 800.

Why Join Us:

Be part of an active archaeology program in the northern Flint Hills of Kansas in association with Kansas State University’s Department of Sociology, Anthropology, and Social Work. The Ft Riley archaeology team provides cultural resource support services at Fort Riley military base through a multi-year intergovernmental agreement.

We Support Diversity and Inclusion:

The Department of Sociology, Anthropology, and Social Work in the College of Arts and Sciences seeks to foster diversity in a commitment to recruit, retain and resource peoples historically under-represented in university education in the United States. Fostering diversity goes beyond increasing the numbers of under-represented students, faculty and staff. It also includes a commitment to substantial curricular offerings, resources, and programming that foregrounds the knowledges, perspectives, cultures, and histories of marginalized communities. A truly diverse college culture and structure will benefit all members of the university community to better serve and excel in an increasingly global and multicultural world.

What You’ll Need to Succeed:

Minimum Requirements:

Master’s degree in Anthropology or Archeology
2 years’ experience with archaeological survey, site assessments, laboratory analysis, and site and project reporting.
Preferred Qualifications:

Prior experience in Great Plain Archaeology, Historical Archaeology, Military Archaeology, Lithic Analysis, and/or Hunter-Gatherer Archaeology.
Other Requirements:

Good physical condition that allows for effective work in sometimes adverse field conditions
Valid driver's license upon employment
Ability to be able to walk much of a day over sometimes rough terrain and work in adverse field conditions (e.g., heat, humidity, insects, poison ivy).
Applicants must be currently authorized to work in the United States at the time of employment
Roles and Responsibilities:

Perform archeological inventory surveys and site assessments in accordance with Sections 110 and 106 of the NHPA and 36 CFR Part 800.
Conduct basic laboratory analyses of archaeological materials and data recovered through archeological surveys and evaluations.
Conduct site monitoring to assess impacts or potential impacts on cultural resources.
Participate in outreach programming.


How to Apply:

Please submit the following documents:

Complete Application
Cover letter highlighting qualifications for this position
Current Curriculum Vitae or Resume, including contact information for three professional references



 

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