Temporary contract position assisting with architectural history survey in southern West Virginia. Architectural historian will work with team in the field documenting historic resources, including architectural features, materials, alterations, additions and other data. Must be available for approximately 3 weeks of field work in West Virginia fall 2016. Will also work at home or in office completing and reviewing West Virginia Historic Property Inventory forms and assisting with historic research and writing; must have computer and internet connection for telecommuting.
Graduate degree in architectural history, art history, historic preservation, or closely related field, with coursework in American architectural history, or a bachelor's degree in architectural history, art history, historic preservation or closely related field plus at least two years of full-time experience in research, writing, or teaching in American architectural history.
Ability to work independently and meet deadlines. Flexible for travel for field work. Comfortable using iPad mobile applications, Microsoft Word and photo-editing software such as Photoshop. Knowledge of Geographic Information Systems (GIS) and database software a plus. Valid drivers license and transportation required.