The College of Humanities and Public Affairs at Missouri State University (Springfield, Missouri) invites applications for the Director of the Center for Archaeological Research to begin July 5, 2021. Duties of the position include providing leadership and direction, fiscal management, and overall supervision of the activities of the Center for Archaeological Research. The Director obtains contracts and grants for the Center and directs the staff in completing the work associated with those contracts and grants, including designing and directing research, supervising analyses, producing and editing reports and other deliverables, arranging for permanent curation of any associated collections, and resolving financial accounts. The Director also plans and directs the public relations effort of the Center by serving as the primary point of contact for clients and providing information to clients, University personnel, students, and the public about research and the standards of the Center. The Director is responsible for advancing the research and education missions of the Center for Archaeological Research in concert with the College of Humanities and Public Affairs and the Department of Sociology and Anthropology. Apply at https://jobs.missouristate.edu, attaching a letter of application identifying experiences and qualifications pertinent to the position and a curriculum vitae. All applicants for academic administrative, faculty, executive, administrative and professional positions are required to complete a Missouri State University Application for Employment, submit a curriculum vitae/resume, and provide the names and contact information for 3-5 professional references. Missouri State University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Minority/Female/Veterans/Disability/Sexual Orientation/Gender
A Master’s degree in Archaeology, Anthropology, or a related field and a minimum of three years of experience as a Project Director or Principal Investigator is required. A willingness and ability to offer opportunities for students to engage in research projects and fieldwork is important in this position. Teaching courses in the Anthropology program is optional and for additional pay. The university is committed to building a culturally diverse educational environment; the ability to develop knowledge of, respect for, and skills to engage with those of other cultures or backgrounds is required.
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