The University of Alabama’s Office of Archaeological Research is currently
accepting applications for a Cultural Resources Specialist. This positions is full time with benefits (Blue Cross health insurance, State Teacher’s Retirement System &
TIAA-CREF). Must have a valid driver’s license & meet the individual
qualifications listed below. Applications must be filled out on the UA
Staff Employment website found here:
Staff position application deadline has been extended to July 31, 2008
Cultural Resources Specialist (Starting pay $29,506.44 - $38,933.40 based on
The Cultural Resources Specialist requires expertise in basic and applied laboratory and field investigations in an academic discipline including Anthropology, History, Geology, and Biology. Conduct research and develop technical reports in the area of cultural resources. Serve as either Project Director or Principal Investigator on some research projects. In other cases, will serve as analysts (in area of expertise).
A minimum of a master's degree in Anthropology, History, Geology, Biology, or a closely related field and a minimum of three (3) years of full-time research or equivalent part-time research in a relevant research area subsequent to the baccalaureate degree is required. Relevant areas include New World or Southeastern historic or prehistoric archaeology, geoarchaeology, soils or geomorphology, stratigraphy or micromorphology, remote sensing and geophysical survey, historical architecture, archival research, historiography, field biology, wetlands and endangered species biology, enthnobotany, zooarchaeology, and osteology. Demonstrated ability to apply conventional research methods and techniques to expeditiously organize and execute assigned research tasks in their field of expertise. Possess the experience and skill necessary to design research strategies and develop realistic budgets for research projects. Possess interpersonal skills sufficient to work in a team environment. Good technical writing skills. Possess leadership skills sufficient to direct teams of researchers and archaeological support personnel in field or laboratory research assignments. Must have a valid U.S. Driver's license. Must be 21 years or older and have an acceptable Motor Vehicle Report as determined by the insurance carrier.
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