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Posted: 12/07/2015

University of Oklahoma
Oklahoma Archeological Survey

Assistant State Archeologist/Archeologist III
Professional Opportunity
Norman, OK

Assistant State Archaeologist/Archaeologist III - Oklahoma Archeological Survey




The Oklahoma Archeological Survey at the University of Oklahoma seeks applications for an Assistant State Archaeologist/Archaeologist III position.  This is a 12-month appointment as renewable term research faculty within the College of Arts & Sciences.  The Assistant State Archaeologist works with the State Archaeologist to determine the effects of planned community development or changing land use projects through studies of site files, maps, or library materials.  This work is a vital part of statewide compliance with Section 106 of the National Historic Preservation Act.  The Assistant State Archaeologist also oversees four half-time graduate students who aid in the project evaluation process.




In addition, as an Archaeologist III, the successful candidate will conduct and disseminate independent research on Oklahoma archaeology.




The required qualifications are:




1. Ph.D. in anthropology with specialization in archaeology, cultural resource management, or closely-related disciplines


2. General knowledge of Oklahoma, Southern Plains, and/or Southeast U.S. archaeology


3. Formal training or substantial experience in cultural resources management, with a special emphasis on knowledge of and experience working within Section 106 and other applicable cultural resource management laws


4. Ability to organize, coordinate, and administer reports, data, and project information


5. Demonstrated ability to produce clear, accurate, readable reports of work conducted within a specific time frame




The desired qualifications are:




1. Demonstrated ability to obtain research grants and support funding for research


2. Interest in archaeological research in and relevant to Oklahoma


3. Ability to present archaeological findings and information to the public


4. Demonstrated ability to work with avocational archaeologists and the general public


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How to apply
OU is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. We encourage women, minorities, veterans, and individuals with disabilities to apply. Send a single .pdf file containing a letter detailing experience with Section 106 implementation and research interests, full C.V., and contact information for three references by e-mail to the Search Committee Chair at aregnier@ou.edu with the subject heading "ASA/Archaeologist III". Consideration of applicants begins January 5 and will continue until position is filled. We anticipate a May 2015 start date for the position.
Amanda Regnier

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