Employment

ISAS Employment and Archaeological Field Work Opportunities

FieldworkThe Illinois State Archaeological Survey (ISAS) is a division of the Prairie Research Institute at the University of Illinois. The program was created nearly five decades ago and has a permanent staff of 30+ professionals stationed in four regional offices.

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

Janice Pankey, Business/Administrative Manager


Illinois State Archaeological Survey
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
209 Nuclear Physics Laboratory, MC-571
23 E. Stadium Drive
Champaign, IL 61820
FAX: 217-244-7458 or email

The University of Illinois is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action employer. Minorities, women, veterans and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply. For more information, visit http://go.illinois.edu/EEO. To learn more about the University’s commitment to diversity, please visit http://www.inclusiveillinois.illinois.edu

Listings as of August 21, 2019


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

Post-Doctoral Research Associate
Illinois State Archaeological Survey
Prairie Research Institute
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign


POSITION WILL REMAIN OPEN UNTIL FILLED​ 

 
The Illinois State Archaeological Survey (ISAS), Prairie Research Institute (PRI) at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, is seeking a two-year Post-Doctoral Research Associate in Archaeological Collections and Digital Data Management who will work with the ISAS Curator in Midwestern Archaeology.

The researcher will facilitate access to collections and data for ISAS archaeologists and assist in overseeing, organizing, accessioning and supervising the processing, documentation and storage of accessioned materials, written and digital documents, and photographic data. This includes a research component. The candidate will possess a Ph.D. in Anthropology, Archaeology, or closely related field. Candidates with a Ph.D. in Museum Studies or Library and Information Sciences with an MA in Anthropology or Archaeology, will also be considered.

The successful candidate will possess a demonstrated knowledge of relational database use and management in a museum or collections management setting. Preference will be given to candidates with a specialization in pre-Columbian Archaeology and artifacts of the American Midwest. This is a full-time benefits eligible position. Start date will be as soon as possible after the closing date. The University of Illinois conducts criminal background checks on all job candidates upon acceptance of a contingent offer.

To ensure full consideration, email a letter of application, C.V., and the names and contact information of three professional references to Michael Farkas (mgfarkas@illinois.edu), Chair, ISAS Postdoctoral Search CommitteePosition will remain open until filled.

 

The University of Illinois is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action Employer.  Minorities, women, veterans and individuals with disabilities are encourages to apply.  For more information visit https://go.illinois.edu/EEO.


American Bottom Field Station
Fairview Heights, IL
No postings at this time.

 The University of Illinois is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action employer.  Minorities, women, veterans and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.  For more information visit https://go.illinois.edu/EEO.


Northern Illinois Field Station
Elgin, IL

No postings at this time.

The University of Illinois is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action employer.  Minorities, women, veterans and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.  For more information visit https://go.illinois.edu/EEO.


Springfield Research Office
Springfield, IL

No postings at this time.

The University of Illinois is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action employer. Minorities, women, veterans and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply. For more information, visit https://go.illinois.edu/EEO.


Western Illinois Field Station
Jacksonville and Macomb, IL

No postings at this time.

The University of Illinois is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action employer. Minorities, women, veterans and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply. For more information, visit https://go.illinois.edu/EEO.