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ISAS Employment and Archaeological Field Work Opportunities

 

 

Lab WorkThe Illinois State Archaeological Survey (ISAS), University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (UIUC) is a joint research program of the UIUC and the Illinois Department of Transportation. The program was created nearly five decades ago and has a permanent staff of 30+ professionals stationed in four regional offices.

Seasonal opening for field crews are handled through the regional offices. Inquiries concerning employment should be directed to:





Ms. Janice Pankey, Program Administrator
Illinois State Archaeological Survey
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
209 Nuclear Physics Laboratory, MC-571
23 East Stadium Drive
Champaign, IL 61820

(FAX 217-244-7458 or e-mail jpankey@illinois.edu)

The University of Illinois is an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity Employer.
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Listings as of May 28, 2015


Academic Hourly Positions (2)
Project Supervisory Specialist
Dr. Timothy Pauketat Emerald Acropolis Project
In Conjunction with the Illinois State Archaeological Survey
Prairie Research Institute
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Dr. Timothy Pauketat and the Illinois State Archaeological Survey, Prairie Research Institute, University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign, is searching for qualified candidates to fill 2 academic hourly positions for work on the Emerald Acropolis project. Primary function and responsibilities for these positions include leading field crew excavations, overseeing all aspects of manual and digital data acquisition (operating total station, GPS, and 3D digital scanner) and the processing of flot samples and artifact analysis in field, all under the direction of Dr. Timothy Pauketat. In-field and laboratory supervision of a crew of more than a dozen consultants and volunteer excavators; advanced interpretation of archaeological features in the field and quality control of all project records and in-field documentation; operation of digital field equipment.

The successful candidate must have 3 years of graduate school in Anthropology or a Master’s degree in Anthropology, as well as three or more field seasons of experience with excavations in the Cahokia region, including Emerald. Must be trained in large-scale block excavations and feature sectioning. Must have knowledge of excavations standards as set forth by the Illinois State Archaeological Survey Excavation Manual.

This is an academic hourly position. Individuals having questions concerning these hourly positions should contact Dr. Timothy Pauketat, pauketat@illinois.edu, and should send to his attention a copy of their current resume or vitae detailing their relevant qualifications. To ensure full consideration, applications must be received on or before June 1,2015.

Illinois is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex, age, status as a protected veteran, or status as a qualified individual with a disability. Illinois welcomes individuals with diverse backgrounds, experiences, and ideas who embrace and value diversity and inclusivity (www.inclusiveillinois.illinois.edu).

 

Central Offices/Central Illinois Field Station
Champaign/Urbana, IL

 

No postings at this time.

 

 

American Bottom Field Station
Fairview Heights, IL

 

No postings at this time.

 

 

Northern Illinois Field Station
Loves Park, IL


Archaeology Crew Wanted
Illinois State Archaeological Survey
University of Illinois
Northern Illinois Field Station

The Illinois State Archaeological Survey’s (ISAS) Northern Illinois Field Station (NIFS) – located in Loves Park IL – is looking for archaeologists with previous field and laboratory experience. NIFS conducts archaeological survey and excavation work in advance of Illinois Department of Transportation projects located within Illinois’ 18 northernmost counties.

We would like to add several full time seasonal employees to our current staff, with the possibility of extension.   The typical workweek comprises 4 10-hour days – Monday through Thursday, 7am to 5pm. Crews meet at the NIFS field station and travel to and from project areas each day in University vehicles. Occasionally, long-term projects will require overnight stays; hotel costs and per diem are provided in these instances. Preference will be given to candidates with previous archaeological experience.

Field station crew will be involved in field survey, site excavations, artifact processing and inventory, archival background research, site mapping and documentation, GIS mapping, project set up, landowner interaction, and basic report writing.

Please send your vitae or resume, and note of interest in the position, via email to:

Paula Porubcan
Field Station Coordinator

Illinois State Archaeological Survey
Prairie Research Institute, University of Illinois
Northern Illinois Field Station
6810 Forest Hills Road
Loves Park, IL 61111
815-282-0762
porubcan@illinois.edu

If you have any questions, please feel free to contact Ms. Porubcan via email or phone.

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Springfield Research Office
Springfield, IL

 

No postings at this time.


 

Western Illinois Field Station
Jacksonville and Macomb, IL

 

No postings at this time.



The University of Illinois is an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity Employer. Minorities, women, and other designated class members are encouraged to apply.

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Updated: 05/28/2015 ML

Illinois State Archaeological Survey

23 E. Stadium Drive
209 Nuclear Physics Lab
Champaign, IL 61820
phone: 217-244-4244 | fax: 217-244-7458
isas@illinois.edu

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