AHS seeks an experienced professional Archaeologist to fill current openings for the position of Archaeologist II. Since 1980, Archaeological and Historical Services (AHS) has provided cultural resources management services for all aspects of project planning and development. AHS is a grant/contract research program at Eastern Washington University that specializes in aiding private, city, county, state, and federal clients in meeting local, state, and federal compliance requirements pertaining to the inventory, protection, and enhancement of archaeological and historical resources in the Northwestern United States.
In addition to project findings reports, our professional staff contribute to historic preservation and archaeological research through the publication of findings in research journals and presentations at regional and national conferences. For more information on AHS, visit our department home located here: https://sites.ewu.edu/ahs
The position has the responsibility to implement cultural resources projects to lead projects and crews and to prepare reports of findings. Archaeologists also prepare proposals, responds to client needs and the media to meeting project goals.
Screening of applications will begin during November 2017. Positions are budgeted for one year from date of hire; eligible for renewals depending on continuing need and continuing availability of grant/contract funding. Materials will be held in confidence, and references will not be contacted without candidate notification.
About Eastern Washington University
Eastern is a regional, comprehensive university located in Cheney, 20 minutes from downtown Spokane. In addition to Eastern's Cheney campus, we also offer our Riverpoint campus in Spokane, plus additional teaching/learning centers located in other cities throughout Washington State. Enrollment has reached over 12,000 students. The Cheney-Spokane area is the heart of the Inland Northwest, with excellent restaurants, theater, shopping, skiing, hiking, lakes, a choice of living in a medium-sized city or a small town, and high quality schools and housing.
Eastern Washington University is committed to increasing the diversity of its faculty, staff, students, and academic program offerings and to strengthening sensitivity to diversity throughout the institution. Eastern Washington University is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer, and applications from members of historically underrepresented groups are especially encouraged.
Conditions of Employment
Position is 100% grant/contract funded. Continuation of the position is dependent on continuation of grants/contracts.
Field work involving working outside, walking over uneven ground, working in variable weather conditions.
•Master's degree in anthropology or related field in hand by January 2018. •Ability to complete essential functions as demonstrated through years of experience. •Demonstrated ability to apply a culturally responsive and flexible approach that is supportive to the diverse needs, including universal accessibility, of our students, faculty, staff and the public.
•Preferred candidate will have regional experience •Two years full-time professional experience