Illinois State Archaeological Survey, Prairie Research Institute
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
The Illinois State Archaeological Survey (ISAS), part of the Prairie Research Institute at the University of Illinois, is seeking an Assistant or Associate Research Scientist, Environmental Archaeologist to develop our climate and environmental-focused archaeological/anthropological research. We seek an Americanist with geo-archaeological, sedimentological, hydrological, and/or bio-chemical expertise who also complements ISAS staff and expands the areal and problem-oriented scope of ISAS to engage questions of climate change, food production, ecology, society, and the Anthropocene. Qualifications include a Ph.D. in anthropology, archaeology, or closely related field with a geoarchaeological or biochemical specialization, at least five years' experience in specialized area of research, and experience administering and conducting field and laboratory research in the Americas. Applications must be received by March 31, 2019. For additional information, including instructions on how to apply, please visit https://jobs.illinois.edu/academic-job-board or contact Lori Walston-Vonderharr, Human Resources, Prairie Research Institute at firstname.lastname@example.org. The University, which conducts criminal background checks on all job candidates upon acceptance of a contingent offer, is an EEO Employer/Vet/Disabled www.inclusiveillinois.illinois.edu.
About Prairie Research Institute
The Prairie Research Institute (PRI), a research and service institute of the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign centrally located between Chicago, St. Louis, and Indianapolis, houses five large scientific surveys covering a wide range of expertise including biology, water resources, climate, geology, sustainable technology, and archaeology. PRI’s mission is to provide objective, integrated scientific research and service that allow citizens and decision-makers to make choices that ensure sustainable economic development, enduring environmental quality, and cultural resource preservation for the people, businesses, and governments of Illinois. Learn more at go.illinois.edu/PRIjobs.