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Administrative Non-Classified Position

Job Number: Y12165  
Job Title: UAM Research Station Archeologist  
Department: Arkansas Archeological Survey  
Location: University of Arkansas Monticello is located in Monticello, AR. Monticello is located in the Gulf Coastal Plain adjacent to the Lower Mississippi River Valley not far from the Louisiana and Mississippi borders.
Posted Date: 05/11/2012  
Description: Position: Research Station Archeologist. This is a full-time12 month permanent appointment with the Arkansas Archeological Survey, an independent unit of the University of Arkansas System.

Duties: The station archeologist will develop an active research program in southeastern Arkansas and will write grants to support the research efforts. The research station archeologist is required to teach two undergraduate anthropology/archeology courses each spring semester and to work closely with the UAM administration and faculty. The station archeologist provides support to the Tunican Chapter of the Arkansas Archeological Society. Other Society related duties include participating in the annual June training program for amateurs sponsored by the Survey and the Society, 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 and members of the public as requested. Routine station operations include care of archeological collections from southeastern Arkansas; maintenance of site and project information from the area; recording new sites to the state database; updating existing site files as necessary; and the supervision of one station assistant. The person hired will have a research 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

Qualifications: PhD in anthropology or archeology is required. Publications, fieldwork, and research experience in the southeastern or mid-southern United States is preferred. Area of specialization is open.

Salary and Starting Date: Salary depends on qualifications. Benefits include: 4 weeks annual leave, sick leave, health care, TIAA-CREF retirement program. The starting date is negotiable but the preferred starting date is January 2013.  
Where To Apply? Application: Please send a statement of interest and experience, curriculum vitae, and names of three references by September 1, 2012 to:

Thomas J. Green, Director
Arkansas Archeological Survey
2475 N. Hatch Ave.
Fayetteville, AR 72704

The University of Arkansas is an affirmative action, equal opportunity institution. The University welcomes applications without regard to age, race, gender, national origin, disability, religion, marital or parental status, veteran status, genetic information or sexual orientation. Applicants must have proof of legal authority to work in the United States and subject to public disclosure under the Arkansas Freedom of Information Act.