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Research Assistant

Apply now Department: 3670020250 Sociology Anthropology & SocWk
Job no: 515920
Employment type: Staff Full Time (Unclassified - Term)
Location: Other
Worksite: On-site requirement
Categories: Research / Scientific / Grants
Pay Grade: 06B

About This Role:

A Research Assistant position for an Archaeologist is available within the Sociology, Anthropology, and Social Work department at Kansas State University. The position is funded under an Intergovernmental Support Agreement (IGSA) between Ft. Riley and K-State. Primary duties of the role include performing archaeological surveys and site assessments, classifying, and describing archeological materials recovered through surveys, and providing support of others writing technical reports. This position is funded through May 31, 2024, and will not be renewed.

Why Join Us:

Kansas State University offers a comprehensive benefits package that includes health insurance, life insurance, retirement plans, paid time off – vacation, sick, and holidays. To see what benefits are available, please visit:

We Support Diversity and Inclusion:

Kansas State University embraces diversity and inclusion. The university actively seeks individuals who foster a collegial environment and cooperative interactions with coworkers, students, and others. The University is dedicated to promoting the Principles of Community.

Worksite Options:

This position is required to be performed on-site. Work is performed on employer premises or designated assignment location.

Visit this link for K-State’s guidance and policies on remote work and flexible work arrangements. Remote work agreements are required for all flexible work arrangements and are subject to review.

What You’ll Need to Succeed:

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Anthropology/Archaeology or a related field

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Completion of a formal archaeological field school or comparable training or experience.
  • Master’s degree in Anthropology/Archaeology.
  • Two years of relevant archaeological experience.
  • Experience in Great Plains archaeology.
  • Experience in cultural resource management.

Other Requirements:

  • Applicants must be currently authorized to work in the United States at the time of employment.
  • Possess valid U.S. Driver’s License upon employment.
  • Pass background checks at Kansas State University and Fort Riley.

How to Apply:

Please submit the following documents:

  1. Cover letter summarizing how you meet the required and preferred qualifications.
  2. Current Curriculum Vitae

Screening of Applications Begins:

Immediately and continues until position is filled.

Anticipated Hiring Pay Range:

$40,000 - $52,000 annually

Equal Employment Opportunity:

Kansas State University is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, age, national origin, disability, or status as a protected veteran.

Background Screening Statement:

In connection with your application for employment, Kansas State University will procure a Background Screen on you as part of the process of considering your candidacy as an employee.

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