☛ Assistant Professor of Archaeology, University of South Carolina (Apply by 12/15/2021)

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

☛ NAGPRA Collections Assistant wanted at Illinois State Museum (More info and Apply Online)

☛ ISAS is seeking a Research Archaeologist to conduct and supervise field archaeological investigations and analysis projects.  Position will be based in either Jacksonville or Macomb, Illinois. (More info and Apply Online)

☛ 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)

☛ ISAS is seeking a Field Station Coordinator to lead field station research projects and coordinate with ISAS headquarters staff and contracting agency personnel (More info - Apply online by October 25, 2021)

☛ Postdoctoral Research Associate Position (Artifact Analyst) at the NAGPRA Office, Office of the Vice Chancellor for Research and Innovation (OVCRI) University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign (More info)

 Nebraska State Archaeologist position open (More info)

☛ The Michigan State Historic Preservation Office now has 2 Archaeologist vacancies available: Federal Projects Archaeologist and Senior Archaeologist

☛ Archeologist/GIS Support (Research Associate) – Kansas State University-Ft. Riley, Kansas (More info)

The Field Museum has posted an open position for a Repatriation Specialist (More info)

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

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



Assistant Professor of Archaeology, University of South Carolina

Job Summary: The faculty of the Department of Anthropology at the University of South Carolina (UofSC), in Columbia, seek an anthropological archaeologist for a tenure track assistant professorship beginning August 16, 2022 with a focus on African Diaspora in the Americas or Atlantic Africa. Scholars whose research, teaching and service interests intersect with (post)colonialism, slavery, post-emancipation studies, race, or modernity/modern life are especially encouraged to apply, though the position is open regarding methodological expertise. Ideal candidates will also have the ability to contribute to our ongoing research and service addressing anti-racism and diversity/inclusion matters. Faculty members are expected to maintain an active program of research that demonstrates success in publishing and securing extramural funding. Applicants must hold a Ph.D. degree in Anthropology by the time of the appointment. The Department of Anthropology is highly committed to both undergraduate and graduate instruction and mentoring, offering programs leading to bachelors, masters, and Ph.D. degrees. For more information about the Department, please visit http://artsandsciences.sc.edu/anth. The program provides all students grounding in four-field anthropology and is committed to social justice. A scholar skilled in the culture, history, and theory of African descendants could assist local scholars, students, and historical site stewards in preserving heritage in a state with one of the largest African American populations.

Required Education and Experience: Applicants must hold a Ph.D. degree in Anthropology by the time of the appointment.

Preferred Qualifications: Scholars with a focus on African Diaspora in the Americas or Atlantic Africa and whose research, teaching and service interests intersect with (post)colonialism, slavery, post-emancipation studies, race, or modernity/modern life are especially encouraged to apply.

Desired Start Date: 8/16/2022

Job Open Date: 10/05/2021

Job Close Date: 12/15/2021

Special Instructions to Applicant: All applicants must fill out an online application through the University’s online employment system at https://uscjobs.sc.edu/postings/106976. Candidates must upload a CV, a cover letter describing research, teaching, and service interests, a writing sample, and the names and contact information for three references.


Post Doc Position at Earlham College, Joseph Moore Museum

The Joseph Moore Museum has a 1-yr, grant-funded post doc position to work in our legacy Native American collections. https://earlham.edu/job/museum-post-doctoral-fellow/


Research Associate/Postdoc position open at Michigan State University

The Department of Anthropology at Michigan State University encourages applications for the MSU College of Social Science Dean’s Research Associate Program. While we would welcome applications from archaeologists of all specialties, the department is particularly interested in North American archaeologists specializing in Midwest/Great Lakes archaeology or indigenous archaeology. The College of Social Science Program specifically seeks to promote “an inclusive scholarly environment in which outstanding scholars in the social sciences support the advancement of diversity, equity, and inclusion in the academy.” This is a postdoc position with the possibility of transitioning to a tenure track line.  For eligibility and further information, visit   https://socialscience.msu.edu/diversity/DRAP/index.html  

Review of applications begins November 15th.


The Leech Lake Band of Ojibwe is seeking a qualified Field Director

This is a full time, permanent position with a competitive benefit package. The Leech Lake Band of Ojibwe are located in northern Minnesota near the city of Bemidji.

Field Director ~ DRM ~ Job Code: 21-085 
Summary: Directs field and lab work associated with contract requirements for internal reservation survey projects and fieldwork statewide and throughout the Midwest. 
Education/Experience: Master of Arts/Science Degree in Anthropology, Archaeology or a closely related field. At least one year of full-time professional experience or equivalent specialized training in archeological research, administration or management; At least four months of supervised field and analytic experience in general North American archeology, and Experience with Mississippi Headwaters, Upper Midwest or Great Lakes archaeology preferred. Demonstrated ability to carry research to completion. 
Duties/Responsibilities: Conducts background research and produces maps/aerial photos for archaeological surveys. Conducts archaeological surveys in cooperation with Crew Supervisors, other Field Directors, and the Program Director. Conducts training for incoming personnel. Ensures that all assigned surveys are thoroughly and efficiently conducted, properly documented and field site maps are accurately rendered.

For additional information contact Colleen Wells - colleen.wells@llojibwe.net

Please go to https://www.llojibwe.org/jobs/llbojobs.html to apply.


Postdoctoral Research Associate Position - Artifact Analyst at the NAGPRA Office, Office of the Vice Chancellor for Research and Innovation (OVCRI) University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign

Summary: A postdoctoral researcher with a strong background in Anthropology or Museum Studies is sought to join a dynamic team of researchers. The successful candidate will conduct laboratory documentation of funerary and other objects from archaeological contexts held in UIUC collections that fall under NAGPRA and ensure all activities are completed compliance with applicable university policies, as well as state and federal laws. Responsibilities also include compilation of existing records and publications related to collection needed for the inventory process; working with the team to consult with concerned parties that include federally recognized Indian tribes, local/state/federal agencies, and kin relations; and preparing required documentation to meet federal and state standards. Supervisory duties of hourly staff involve task assignment, monitoring work performance, and providing feedback as needed.

View/print PDF flyer for details

Apply no later than November 1, 2021.


Archeologist/GIS Support (Research Associate) – Kansas State University-Ft. Riley, Kansas

Kansas State University is seeking a skilled archeologist with applied GIS experience for its Archeological Support Services team at Fort Riley military base near Manhattan, Kansas. The successful candidate will assist with archaeological surveys and site assessments, perform related mapping duties (GIS, GPS, total station, data management), aid in site reporting and report writing, and be a quality team member. Minimum requirements include a Master's degree in Anthropology or Archaeology; two years of archaeological field, lab, and reporting experience; and training in GIS and ArcGIS software. This is a full-time salaried appointment renewable annually based on performance and funding. For more information or to apply, visit: 

https://careers.k-state.edu/cw/en-us/job/510865/research-associate-archaeologistgis-support


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