The Applied Anthropology Laboratories is a highly productive research and outreach unit that engages current undergraduate and graduate students hands-on in learning the real work of their discipline to prepare them for productive careers. We perform a wide range of research and service contracts in the Midwest funded by agencies from the National Parks Service, to National Science Foundation, to the National Endowment for the Humanities, and private clients across the region. Come engage in state of the art research, training, and industry service with us. Learn. Work. Discover.
The Staff Archaeologist is a term appointment through the end of the fiscal year (June 30, 2020), potentially renewable based on performance and funding.
Minimum qualifications: Bachelor’s degree (BA or BS) in anthropology, archaeology, or related field, from an accredited college or university. At least one year of full-time professional experience or equivalent specialized training in archaeological research, administration, or management; at least four months of
supervised field and analytic experience in general Midwestern archaeology. Demonstrated ability to carry research to completion. Applicant must document that they meet or exceed the minimum professional qualifications for a Field or Laboratory Supervisor under Indiana Code 14-21-1 and 312 IAC 21 (see https://www.in.gov/dnr/historic/4282.htm). Demonstrated ability to compose technical reports independently.
Candidates for searches must have current authorization to be employed in the U.S. without employer sponsorship.
Preferred qualifications: Master’s degree (MA or MS) in anthropology, archaeology, or related field. One year of full-time professional experience in managing experiential learning programs; technical familiarity and proficiency with GIS (ArcGIS), GPS (Trimble/TerraSync), word processing, spreadsheets, databases, and remote sensing techniques; demonstrated experience in the analysis of historic and prehistoric artifacts. Already listed on the Indiana Division of Archaeology and Historic Preservation’s Qualified Professional roster.
- Up to two technical writing samples (primary or solo authored preferred)
- Detailed work history relevant to required qualifications (See e.g. https://forms.in.gov/Download.aspx?id=6579)
Writing samples and qualifications documentation may be submitted under “Other” documents.
Although the option to upload copies of transcripts is available in the application, an official, original transcript showing the highest related degree earned is required at time of hire, even if obtained from Ball State University. Additionally, a degree verification will be ordered at time of hire. Review of applications will begin immediately and will be accepted through July 23, 2019.
Ball State University is located in Muncie, Indiana, approximately 45 miles northeast of Indianapolis. Approximately 21,000 undergraduate and graduate students enroll each year in diverse academic programs on and off campus. Our students come from all Indiana counties, all 50 states and 68 countries to pursue knowledge in seven academic colleges offering 190 undergraduate majors, 130 undergraduate minors, 140 graduate programs and 200 study abroad programs.
The Ball State way is rooted in the Beneficence Pledge – a commitment to excellence in teaching and scholarship, honesty and integrity, social responsibility, gratitude and valuing the intrinsic worth of each member of our community. Ball State students, faculty and staff are empowered in a culture that believes in them and demands they believe in themselves. They are partners in an innovative, immersive approach to education. They are supported by living and learning facilities that enable intellectual curiosity. We graduate scholars who are changing the world, and we’ve dedicated our University to do the same.
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About Ball State University
Ball State University is located in Muncie, Indiana, on an attractive campus 45 miles northeast of Indianapolis. Approximately 22,000 graduate and undergraduate students enroll in one of eight academic colleges that offer 190 undergraduate programs. We offer more than 140 master’s, doctoral, certificate, and specialist degrees, with many of them ranking among the best in the nation.Ball State University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer that is strongly and actively committed to diversity within its community. Women, minorities, individuals with disabilities and protected veterans are strongly encouraged to apply. All qualified applicants will receive equal consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status or any other legally protected status.