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Job Announcements

3 positions open with the Public Service Archaeology & Architecture Program at University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (More info and Apply Online by 6:00 pm (CST) on April 19 May 3, 2024)

Scientific Specialist, Archaeology | Illinois State Archaeological Survey (ISAS) (More info and Apply Online by April 26, 2024)

Research Archaeologist (full time) | Office of the State Archaeologist, University of Iowa (More info and Apply Online by March 28)

Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Fellow for Art of the Ancient Americas (3-yr term) | Saint Louis Art Museum (More info and Apply Online)

Archaeologist III (#1800) (St. Paul, MN) | Minnesota Historical Society (More info and Apply Online, preferably by March 15)

Archaeological Field Director (Job Code: 24-030) | Leech Lake Band of Ojibwe (Minnesota) (More info and Apply Online)

Project Manager/Researcher I (3 positions) | UW-Milwaukee Cultural Resource Management program (More info and Apply Online by March 19, 2024). Send questions to Brian Nicholls via

☛ Museum Archaeology Program at Wisconsin Historical Society:
Laboratory Coordinator/Archaeology Curator (Full Time)
Assistant Archaeology Curator (Full Time) 
Archaeology Technician (LTE) 
Archaeologist - Assistant Project Leader (LTE)
Technical Illustration Specialist (LTE) 

☛ Archaeology and Heritage Program Specialists | Chippewa National Forest and Conservation Corps of Minnesota and Iowa (CCMI) (More info and Apply Online by February 15, 2024 Extended to March 15)

☛ Archeologist-Project Director | Wisconsin Historical Society ( (More info and Apply Online)

☛ Archivist (Iowa City) | Office of the State Archaeologist, University of Iowa (More info and Apply online)

☛ Archaeologist (Full Time) | Wisconsin Historical Society (More info and Apply online by February 26, 2024)

☛ Associate Architectural Historian (Michigan) | Chronical Heritage (More info and apply online)

 Two Archaeologist 9-P11 positions (Michigan History Center) | Michigan Department of Natural Resources (More info and apply online)

 Chief Archaeologist (Springfield, Illinois) | Illinois Department of Natural Resources (More info and apply online by November 9, 2023)

 Full time Assistant Professorship in Anthropological Archaeology (Lawrence, WI) | Lawrence University in Appleton, WI (More info and Apply Online)

 Research Program Manager/Principal Investigator position | UW-Milwaukee CRM program (More info and Apply online by Nov. 15, 2023) - send questions to Brian Nicholls –

Scientific Specialist, Archaeological Data Preservation (Chapaign, IL) | Illinois State Archaeological Survey (ISAS) (More info and Apply Online by 6 pm (CDT) on October 20, 2023.

Senior Archaeologist (Indianapolis) | Indiana Department of Transportation (More info and Apply Online)

State Historic Preservation Office (SHPO) Archaeologist (Topeka, KS) | Kansas Historical Society (More info and Apply online, open until filled)

Senior Archaeologist and On-call Field Archaeologist | WSP

☛ Burial Consultation Coordinator | Wisconsin State Historic Preservation Office (More info and Apply Online).

☛ The University of Kansas is looking for an Assistant/Associate Curator of Archaeology AND an Assistant/Associate Professor of Anthropology (PDF FlyerApply online - Open until filled)

☛ GS11 archaeologist job opportunity for the Apostle Islands in Wisconsin (view PDF flyer)

☛ The National Parks Foundation Mellow Fellows are now accepting applications for paid Postdoctorate Fellowships (More info

☛ Missouri State University is accepting applications for a Research Archaeologist (More info and Apply Online

☛ UW-Milwaukee Department of Anthropology is searching for an Assistant/Associate Professor in Great Lakes Archaeology (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)

News & Updates

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Michigan State University is announcing its summer program Field Methods in Digital Heritage, summer 2024 (More info and Apply

☛ Michigan Tech is announcing its summer field school (program webpage) and (application form). Any inquiries can be sent to Dan Trepal at

☛ Death of Indiana's second State Archaeologist

☛ Read James (Jim) Skibo's obituary 

☛ 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