POSITION ANNOUNCEMENT

Researcher I (Full-Time)
Center for Archaeological Investigations
Southern Illinois University Carbondale

Qualifications: The successful applicant must hold a B.A. or B.S. in Anthropology, Museum Studies, or related field with a minimum of one-year experience working with the curation of archaeological collections. Applicant(s) must demonstrate a strong background in curation of archaeological materials from the southwestern US and southern Illinois, including cataloguing, proper handling, artifact identification, and database use and management. Proficiency in Filemaker Pro and excellent problem-solving skills are required. Previous experience in working with NAGPRA mandated collections is required.

Duties and Responsibilities: Work assignments depend on the center’s needs and may include but not be limited to rehabilitating archaeological collections, identification of human skeletal remains, identification of basic artifact classes, recording and processing data in Filemaker Pro, and resolving provenience of archaeological items and assemblages.

Date of Employment: April 30, 2018

Application Deadline: April 15, 2018, or until position is filled.

Application Procedure: To apply submit: letter of application specifying training and expertise in the above areas and indicating areas of interest, curriculum vitae, copies of transcripts and three current letters of reference to:

Dr. Mark Wagner, Search Committee Chair
Center for Archaeological Investigations
Mail Code 4527
Southern Illinois University Carbondale
1000 Faner Drive
Carbondale, IL 62901

SIU Carbondale is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer of 
individuals with disabilities and protected veterans that strives to enhance its
ability to develop a diverse faculty and staff and to increase its potential to
serve a diverse student population. All applications are welcomed 
and encouraged and will receive consideration.