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Job Announcements

☛ Forest Service has three GS-11 full-time arhaeologist positions: one in Tofte, MN; one in Ely, MN; and one in Doniphan, MO (More info - Apply by August 17, 2022)

☛ Minnesota SHPO is looking for an Environmental Review Program Archaeologist (More info - Apply by August 15, 2022)

☛ 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

☛ Michigan’s State Historic Preservation Officer position is open (More info - Apply by August 7, 2022)

☛ 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

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

☛ The Spatial Archaeology Residential and Online Institute (SAROI) offers 16 emerging scholars in archaeology and heritage management advanced training in spatial methodologies (More info and online application by January 20, 2022)

☛ 2021 Indiana Archaeology Volume 15 Number 1 is Now Available Online (View PDF)

☛ Congratulations to Bill Green and Don Weir as 2021's Distinguished Career Award recipients!

☛ Midwest Archaeological Conference/University of Notre Dame Press Dissertation Award for 2021 is Dr. Justin Carlson (University of Kentucky)

ISAS Publications Sales back online!

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 a new 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