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NAGPRA Postdoctoral Research Associate

Employer
University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign, Department of Anthropology
Location
University of Illinois @ Urbana-Champaign
Salary
Up to $46,000 per year + benefits
Closing date
Oct 31, 2021

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Position Type
Postdoc
Discipline
Archaeology, General Anthropology
Specialty
Applied Anthropology, Museum Studies, Science and Technology Studies
Organization Type
Academic
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Job Details

The University’s Native American Graves Protection and Repatriation Act (NAGPRA) Office is recruiting a qualified Postdoctoral Researcher to be responsible for the laboratory identification, documentation, and interpretation of funerary and other objects held within the University of Illinois at Urbana- Champaign collections pertinent to compliance with NAGPRA. This will also involve the collection and compilation of records related to those collections; assisting with updating existing collection inventory; and supervising undergraduate student employees. The successful candidate will conduct laboratory documentation of funerary and other objects from archaeological contexts held in UIUC collections that fall under NAGPRA and ensure all activities are completed compliance with applicable university policies, as well as state and federal laws. Responsibilities also include compilation of existing records and publications related to collection needed for the inventory process; working with the team to consult with concerned parties that include federally-recognized Indian tribes, local/state/federal agencies, and kin relations; and preparing required documentation to meet federal and state standards. Supervisory duties of hourly staff involve task assignment, monitoring work performance, and providing feedback as needed.

Company

The Department of Anthropology at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign has a long tradition of scholarly excellence and leadership in our discipline. Founded in the late 1950’s, Illinois anthropology has a rich history of innovative, interdisciplinary and engaged anthropology. Today we have robust programs in Archaeology, Biological Anthropology, and Sociocultural and Linguistic Anthropology offering undergraduate majors and minors as well as graduate degrees.

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Telephone
217-244-3492
Location
109 Davenport Hall
607 S. Mathews Ave.
Urbana
IL
61801
United States
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