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Archaeologist I - 007886

University of South Alabama
Mobile, Alabama
Closing date
May 27, 2024

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Position Information

Position Number 007886 Position Title Archaeologist I - 007886 Division Academic Affairs Department 422020 - Center for Archeological Studies Minimum Qualifications

Bachelors degree in anthropology or directly related field from an accredited institution as approved and accepted by the University of South Alabama and possession of a valid driver's license and maintenance of a driving record sufficient to maintain insurance coverage with the University of South Alabama. An equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered.

Preferred Qualifications Summary

The University of South Alabama's Archaeology department is seeking to hire an Archaeologist I. Interested candidates should apply to be considered.

Essential Functions

These are the job duties required of the position.

Essential Functions
  • Responsible for conducting fieldwork to excavate artifacts which includes mapping, surveying, and photographing work sites.
  • Work is performed under the supervision of a higher level technical superior or Principal Investigator and is reviewed through observation and for results obtained.
  • Conducts fieldwork to excavate artifacts using hand tools or with the assistance of power tools and gps units.
  • Maps, surveys, and photographs work sites.
  • Prepares detailed data recordings.
  • Washes and conserves artifacts.
  • Cleans, restores, and preserves artifacts according to accepted chemical and physical techniques and training.
  • Restores artifacts by polishing, joining together broken fragments, or other procedures, using hand tools, power tools, and acid, chemical, or electrolytic corrosion-removal baths
  • Treats specimens to prevent or minimize deterioration, according to accepted procedures.
  • Prepares artifacts for display.
  • Ability to drive University vehicles to and from work sites.
  • Regular and prompt attendance.
  • Ability to work schedule as defined and overtime as required.
  • Performs related duties as required.

Posting Information

Number of Vacancies 1 Position End Date (if temporary) Job Open Date 04/10/2024 Job Close Date Open Until Filled Yes Special Instructions to Applicants Working Days Monday - Friday Working Hours 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. Job Location Main Campus Full-time or Part-Time Full Time Regular or Temporary Regular

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