Post-Doctoral Research Associate

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Posting Number G/R01616P Working Title Post-Doctoral Research Associate Department Franklin College Anthropology Department About the University of Georgia

The University of Georgia (UGA), a land-grant and sea-grant university with statewide commitments and responsibilities is the state’s oldest, most comprehensive, and most diversified institution of higher education (http://www.uga.edu/). UGA is currently ranked among the top 20 public universities in U.S. News & World Report. The University’s main campus is located in Athens, approximately 65 miles northeast of Atlanta, with extended campuses in Atlanta, Griffin, Gwinnett, and Tifton. UGA was founded in 1785 by the Georgia General Assembly as the first state-chartered University in the country. UGA employs approximately 1,800 full-time instructional faculty and more than 7,600 full-time staff. The University’s enrollment exceeds 36,000 students including over 27,500 undergraduates and over 8,500 graduate and professional students. Academic programs reside in 17 schools and colleges, as well as a medical partnership with Augusta University housed on the UGA Health Sciences Campus in Athens.

About the College/Unit/Department College/Unit/Department website Employment Type Employee Additional Schedule Information Advertised Salary Anticipated Start Date 08/01/2019 Posting Date 03/22/2019 Closing Date Open Until Filled Yes Special Instructions to Applicants

To apply, please prepare a CV and a one-page cover letter that includes: (1) a summary of the applicant’s research program, (2) a description of the applicant’s training and experience with ArcGIS, and (3) training and experience with regards to computer modeling. We anticipate doing a first round of informal interviews for this position at the Society for American Archaeology meetings in Albuquerque. For any questions regarding the position, please email Dr. Victor Thompson ([email protected] or Dr. Bryan Tucker ([email protected]).

Location of Vacancy Athens Area EOO Statement

The University of Georgia is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, ethnicity, age, genetic information, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation or protected veteran status.

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Minimum Qualifications should list both the minimum degree and the field which the degree must be earned. If prior work experience is required, the posting should list both the job in which the experience must be gained, and the minimum duration that will be accepted.

Classification Title Post-Doctoral Associate AD FLSA Exempt UGA Job Code Job Family FTE 1.00 Minimum Qualifications Position Summary

The Laboratory of Archaeology at The University of Georgia anticipates being able to hire a Post-doctoral Research Fellow in Geographic Information Systems and Computer Modeling in Archaeology. This would be a three-year, 12-month, full-time position. The primary role of the individual will be to collaborate with the Laboratory Director and the Historic Preservation Division of the Georgia Department of Natural Resource on modeling and risk assessment for archaeological sites in Georgia. The ideal person for this position should have demonstratable skills using ArcGIS with regards to large-scale modeling, knowledge of geostatistical methods, a familiarity with state site file data, and the ability to write up process and procedures related to site file research. A familiarity with southeastern archaeology is a preferred, but persons who are trained in other regions are encouraged to apply.

Relevant/Preferred Education, Experience, Licensure, Certification in Position

-Ph.D. in Anthropology/Archaeology or related field from a CHEA accredited institution or international equivalent.

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and/or Competencies

-Demonstrable knowledge of ArcGIS
-Knowledge of environmental modeling
-Knowledge of state site file data-sets

Physical Demands

-Sitting at a computer for long periods of time.
-Lifting up to 40 lbs.

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  1. Resume/CV
  2. Cover Letter
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Posted: 3/28/2019
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