Collection Manager in Archaeology position announcement at the Biodiversity Institute, University of Kansas (More info)

Vacancy for the position of Archeologist in Des Moines is posted on USAJobs (More info - Apply online by August 5, 2021)

☛ Archaeologist position open at Sunwatch Fort Ancient village and museum (More info)

☛ Assistant Curator of North American Anthropology & Archaeology (More info)

The NAGPRA Office at the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign is recruiting a qualified Postdoctoral Researcher (More info - Apply by July 5, 2021 EXTENDED to August 8, 2021)

The Center for Archaeological Research (CAR) is seeking an Assistant Director (More info - Apply online by June 11, 2021)

Iowa's Deputy State Historic Preservation Officer position is now posted on the State of Iowa employment portal (Info here)



Collection Manager in Archaeology position announcement at the Biodiversity Institute, University of Kansas

The collection manager in the Division of Archaeology of The University of Kansas Biodiversity Institute administers one of the world’s most important research collections and associated data of prehistoric and early historic cultures of the North American Great Plains.  The collections consist of artifacts, maps, paper archives, digital and film archives, video recordings, and library holdings.  The repository contains an estimated 3,000,000 objects from 15,000 archaeological sites in the Great Plains, the American Southwest and Eastern Woodlands, and Central and South America. University faculty, scientists, curators, staff, students, and national and international scholars use the collections for research, formal and informal education, and service.  The collection manager is responsible for all aspects of the organization, processing, documentation, care, preventive conservation, and storage of accessioned materials and reports to the Director of the Biodiversity Institute.  

For additional information and to apply, go to: https://employment.ku.edu/staff/19717BR

KU is an EO/AAE. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, disability, genetic information or protected Veteran status.  http://policy.ku.edu/IOA/nondiscrimination


Vacancy for the position of Archeologist in Des Moines is posted on USAJobs

Open Period: 7/26/2021 – 8/5/2021
Announcement Number: 11167391
Direct Link to Announcement: https://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/608698300


The NAGPRA Office at the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign is recruiting a qualified Postdoctoral Researcher 

The University’s NAGPRA Office is recruiting a qualified Postdoctoral Researcher to be responsible for the laboratory identification, documentation, and interpretation of funerary and other objects held within the University of Illinois at Urbana- Champaign collections pertinent to compliance with NAGPRA. This will also involve the collection and compilation of records related to those collections; assisting with updating existing collection inventory; and supervising undergraduate student employees. The postdoctoral position is full-time, 2-year duration with possibility of annual extensions, contingent upon performance and funding.

An ideal starting window ranges from July 21 to September 31st, 2021; preference is to start as soon as possible. The position will remain open until filled. The appointment is renewed annually, contingent upon performance and funding availability. Salary is competitive and commensurate with experience in relevant research.

To ensure full consideration, qualified candidates must send a cover letter, CV, and contact information of three references via email to kday1@illinois.edu no later than July 5, 2021 by August 8, 2021

For more information and instructions for application view/print the announcement flyer


The Center for Archaeological Research (CAR) is seeking an Assistant Director

The College of Humanities and Public Affairs at Missouri State University (Springfield, Missouri) invites applications for the Assistant Director of the Center for Archaeological Research to begin August 1, 2021.

More information: https://www.missouristate.edu/Human/JobDescriptions/2349-assistant-director-center-for-archeological.htm

Apply at https://jobs.missouristate.edu/postings/54476, attaching a letter of application identifying experiences and qualifications pertinent to the position and a curriculum vitae. Applicants may later be asked for transcripts, letters of reference, and other materials. Review of applications will begin on June 11, 2021 and continue until the position is filled. Employment will require a criminal background check at university expense. Missouri State University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Minority/Female/Veterans/Disability Employer and Institution. For more information, contact: Dr. Neal Lopinot, neallopinot@missouristate.edu