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Call for Applications: Research Specialist in Mesoamerican Ceramics

The Archaeometry Laboratory at the University of Missouri Research Reactor Center (MURR) seeks to recruit a Senior Research Specialist to support research in the Archaeometry Laboratory research group, with a focus on Mesoamerican ceramic compositional analysis.

The core responsibilities for this position include: the reporting of Mesoamerican ceramic NAA projects and maintaining the Mesoamerican ceramic NAA database. Additional tasks may include assisting with other projects undertaken in the Archaeometry Laboratory as needed, including sample preparation and data analysis using instrumentation in the Archaeometry Lab. This is a full-time, renewable, benefits-eligible position with a starting salary range of $47,000-$50,000.

Minimum Qualifications: A Bachelor’s degree and relevant experience and at least 2 years of experience from which comparable knowledge and skills can be acquired as necessary.

Preferred Qualifications: Graduate degree in Anthropology, Archaeology, or related field. Knowledge of Mesoamerican archaeology, geographic information systems (GIS), database management, and multivariate statistics preferred.

For more details on the position, review the full job description Mesoamerican Research Specialist.To apply please submit a cover letter and curriculum vitae as a single PDF to Job Opening ID 29409 on our website via https://hrs.missouri.edu/find-a-job/staff. Review of applications will begin April 30th, 2019, and will remain open until the position has been filled.

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Additional information about the Archaeometry Laboratory is available at http://archaeometry.missouri.edu.

Research performed by the Archaeometry Laboratory at MURR after August 2016 is supported by the National Science Foundation under our current grant number 1621158. Earlier research was supported by several NSF grants including the following: 1415403, 1110793, 8801707, 9102016, 9503035, 9802366, 9977237, 0102325, 0405042, 0504015, 0802757, 0922374, and 0802757. Any opinions, findings and conclusions or recommendations expressed in this material are those of the authors and do not necessarily reflect the views of the National Science Foundation.

Last Updated on June 2, 2017
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