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Job Announcements

☛ ISAS is seeking a Senior Scientific Specialist and Scientific Specialist (Apply Online by October 7, 2022)

☛ The Illinois State Archaeological Survey is looking to fill a full time Scientific Specialist (Archaeology) position (More info and Apply Online)

☛ The Field Museum is looking for a Assistant or Associate Curator of North American Anthropology and Archaeology (More info and Apply Online)

☛ Archaeological Field Director (job code 22-095) position open with the Leech Lake Heritage Sites Program in Cass Lake, Minnesota (More info and apply online - Direct questions to

☛ Wapsi Valley Archaeology, Inc. is seeking an Archaeologist/Principal Investigator (More info)

☛ University of Toledo is looking to contract with a NAGPRA Specialist (More info)

☛ Metric Environmental is seeking an Archaeological Principal Investigator in Louisville, Kentucky (Description flyer - Apply Online)

☛ South Dakota is hiring a new State Archaeologist (More info)

☛ Archeologist - Assistant Project Leader, LTE, State of Wisconsin (More info)

☛ Archeology Technician – LTE,  State of Wisconsin (More info)

☛ Cardno, now Stantec, is seeking full-time and part-time Archaeological Field Technicians to assist with upcoming fieldwork that will occur throughout the Midwest (More info and apply)

☛ Field Museum is hiring two Anthropology Registration Assistants for an NEH Grant for one year (More info and apply) 

☛ Field technicians positions at University of Iowa Office of the State Archaeologist (More info)

☛ The Joseph Moore Museum has a 1-yr, grant-funded post doc position to work in our legacy Native American collections (More info)

☛ Post Doc Position at Earlham College, Joseph Moore Museum (More info)

☛ Research Associate/Postdoc position open at Michigan State University (More info)

☛ The Leech Lake Band of Ojibwe is seeking a qualified Field Director (Apply online)


News & Updates

MAC Executive Board
Election is Open

Renew your membership for 2022

Seeking nominations for the 2022 MAC Dissertation Prize

☛ Two new rules on NAGPRA from University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign ( and

New Videos on Archaeology of Personhood and Soul Concepts of Pre- and Post-contact Indians of the Eastern Woodlands (direct link to videos, full notice with symposium details)

 Online guide to “Talking About Race,” designed by the Smithsonian’s National Museum of African American History and Culture (webpage)

☛ Introducing the book series Midwest Archaeological Perspectives

Recent Theses & Dissertations

From “Intricate, Tortuous, and Difficult Channel” to “Western Venice:” The Transformation of the St. Clair Maritime Landscape from the Seventeenth to the Twentieth Centuries

Interpreting the Buffalo Lake Locality: Analysis of Projectile Point and Ceramic Assemblages Recovered from Kratz Creek (47MQ39), Neale (47MQ49), and McClaughry (47MQ42) Sites

Temporal Use of Koster Mounds: Functional Morphology, Mortuary Practices, and Paleopathology in the Prehistoric Lower Illinois River Valley

An Examination of Flintlock Components at Fort St. Joseph (20BE23), Niles, Michigan

Community Identity, Culinary Traditions and Foodways in the Western Great Lakes

A Multiproxy Analysis of Culinary, Technological, and Environmental Interactions in the Northern Great Lakes Region

"This is the Way Things are Run": Land Use on the Grand Portage Reservation During Office of Indian Affairs Occupation, 1854-1930

Stone Tools and Agricultural Communities: Economic, Microwear, and Residue Analyses of Wisconsin Oneota Lithic Assemblages