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Research Assistant/Research Associate/Crew Leader - Open Pool

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Work type: Faculty - Pro Tempore
Location: Eugene, OR
Categories: Research/Scientific/Grants, Anthropology

Department: Museum of Natural and Cultural History
Rank: Research Assistant
Annual Basis: 12 Month

Review of Applications Begins
Applications will be reviewed as needs arise.

Special Instructions to Applicants
Along with your online application, please upload a current CV/resume and a cover letter.

Department Summary
The University of Oregon's Museum of Natural and Cultural History protects significant collections, enhances knowledge, and encourages stewardship of human and natural history through research, preservation, and education.

Position Summary
The Museum of Natural & Cultural History at the University of Oregon conducts cultural resource studies for state and federal agencies and other clients. The museum is seeking to build a pool of qualified pro tempore research assistants at various skill levels. Positions are limited duration, funding contingent appointments with the possibility of renewal based on need, funding, and performance for up to three years. Applicants will be contacted and considered as opportunities become available.

Minimum Requirements
Research Assistant:
• Bachelor's degree (archaeology, anthropology, historic preservation, or related field)
• Archaeology or historic preservation fieldwork experience

Research Associate/Crew Leader:
• Terminal degree (archaeology, anthropology, historic preservation, or related field)
• Meets the requirement for a "qualified" archaeologist per Oregon law (ORS 390.235) or meets the Secretary of the Interior's professional standards for architectural history (36 CFR 61, Appendix A)
• Archaeology or historic preservation fieldwork experience

Professional Competencies
• Proficient writing skills

Preferred Qualifications
• Familiarity with archaeology and cultural resource management in the Pacific Northwest
• Experience with CRM policies of state and federal agencies
• Experience with GIS information management in ArcMap

The University of Oregon is proud to offer a robust benefits package to eligible employees, including health insurance, retirement plans and paid time off. For more information about benefits, visit http://hr.uoregon.edu/careers/about-benefits.

The University of Oregon is an equal opportunity, affirmative action institution committed to cultural diversity and compliance with the ADA. The University encourages all qualified individuals to apply, and does not discriminate on the basis of any protected status, including veteran and disability status. The University is committed to providing reasonable accommodations to applicants and employees with disabilities. To request an accommodation in connection with the application process, please contact us at uocareers@uoregon.edu or 541-346-5112.

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