Position – Research Station Archeologist


The Arkansas Archeological Survey (ARAS) invites applications for a permanent, full-time position as Research Station Archeologist to begin on July 1, 2019. The position is based at the University of Arkansas-Pine Bluff (UAPB) campus in Pine Bluff, Arkansas (http://www.uapb.edu).

Job Description: This is a full-time, 12-month appointment. The station archeologist will develop an active research program in the eight-county station area covering east central Arkansas, conduct research individually and in collaboration with other ARAS archeologists, publish the results of scholarship in refereed venues, and obtain external funding to support research endeavors. The UAPB research station archeologist teaches two undergraduate courses per academic year in the Department of Social and Behavioral Sciences and contributes to other campus initiatives and programs. The station archeologist also provides support to the Arkansas Archeological Society (https://arkarch.org), including participation in the annual Training Program in Archeology held during the month of June, and attending the Society’s annual meeting in September. In addition, the station archeologist will provide technical support and advice to federal, state, and local agencies, descendant communities, and members of the public as requested. Routine station operations include care of archeological collections, maintenance of site and project information for the area, updating existing site file information and recording new sites in the state database, and supervising one station assistant. The person hired will have a research faculty title in the Department of Anthropology, University of Arkansas-Fayetteville and can chair and serve on graduate committees. There is opportunity for promotion, but Survey positions are not tenured. For information on the Arkansas Archeological Survey, visit http://archeology.uark.edu.

Qualifications: A PhD in anthropology or archeology (in hand by July 1, 2019) and publications, fieldwork and research experience in North America east of the Rocky Mountains is required; experience in public archeology and education outreach is preferred.

Salary: Annual starting salary is $47,500 with full benefits. Anticipated starting date is July 1, 2019.

Review of applicants will begin in February, 2019 and continue until the position is filled.

A complete position announcement, including additional minimum and preferred qualifications and salary information, may be viewed at the University Human Resources' job portal http://jobs.uark.edu/postings/31613

For further information, contact:
Dr. George Sabo III
Director, Arkansas Archeological Survey

The Arkansas Archeological Survey is a unit of the University of Arkansas System. The University of Arkansas is an equal opportunity, affirmative action institution. The university welcomes applications without regard to age, race/color, gender (including pregnancy), national origin, disability, religion, marital or parental status, protected veteran status, military service, genetic information, sexual orientation or gender identity. Persons must have proof of legal authority to work in the United States on the first day of employment. All applicant information is subject to public disclosure under the Arkansas Freedom of Information Act.