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Post-Doctoral Research Scholar in the Office of State Archaeology

Lexington, KY 40507
Job Title Post-Doctoral Research Scholar in the Office of State Archaeology
Requisition Number FE02578
Working Title
Department Name 8E020:Anthropology
Work Location Lexington, KY
Type of Position Temporary
Position Time Status Full-Time
Tenure Track Status Non-Tenure Track
Required Education

Ph.D. in anthropological archaeology or a closely related field

Required Related Experience

Knowledge of geographic information science and a specialization in North American archaeology with a preference for eastern North America

Required License/Registration/Certification

n/a

Job Summary

The William S. Webb Museum of Anthropology, a component of the Department of Anthropology at the University of Kentucky, is seeking a one-year postdoctoral researcher (with the possibility of a second year) in geographic information science and archaeological data management to work alongside the Assistant Director for the Office of State Archaeology (OSA). This is a salaried position with benefits starting July 1, 2021. The researcher will assist with updating, integrating, and improving the state-wide geographic database of archaeological sites and survey/excavation reports housed in the museum. The postdoctoral scholar will also conduct their own research using the OSA data and resources of the William S. Webb Museum of Anthropology. The candidate will possess a Ph.D. in anthropological archaeology or a closely related field. The successful candidate must demonstrate a knowledge of geographic information science and a specialization in North American archaeology with a preference for eastern North America.

Interested applicants should submit a letter of application and CV. In addition, please provide the names and contact information for three references when prompted in the academic profile. This information may be utilized to solicit recommendation letters from your references within the employment system.

Review of applications will begin on May 1, 2021 and will continue until the position is filled.

Skills / Knowledge / Abilities
Does this position have supervisory responsibilities? No
Preferred Education/Experience
Deadline to Apply
Open Until Filled Yes
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Posted: 2021-03-19 Expires: 2021-04-18

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Post-Doctoral Research Scholar in the Office of State Archaeology

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Lexington, KY 40507

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