Tuesday, October 26, 2010

Raining is overstating it, but contrary to typical prospects in archaeology--especially public archaeology--it feels like Florida's cup overfloweth this fall.  Three job postings are currently open: museum manager at FPAN, Assistant Professor position at our host institution Flagler College, and Director of Education with partner the St. Augustine Lighthouse.  All three are looking for qualified public archaeologists to fill the positions.  Take a look and spread the word! 

Destination Archaeology Resource Center Manager

The University of West Florida, Florida Public Archaeology Network (FPAN) is taking applications for the position of Coordinator (Resource Center Manager). This position will manage the Destination Archaeology Resource Center located at the FPAN Coordinating Center in Pensacola. For additional information, and to apply for this position, go to https://jobs.uwf.edu/applicants/jsp/shared/Welcome_css.jsp. All applications must be submitted on-line.

Review of applications will begin at 5:00 pm on November 4, 2010.

See full UWF listing

Assistant Professor of Anthropology

Flagler College invites applications for a full-time faculty position at the rank of Assistant Professor of Anthropology to begin August 2011. Candidates must demonstrate an enthusiastic commitment to teaching and mentoring of undergraduates, an ability to teach a range of anthropology courses, and creativity in linking academia with field work. The successful candidate will be expected to make significant contributions to the growth and development of the current anthropology minor and to support the development of a public history program with one or more courses focusing on public archeology.

Minimum qualifications include a Ph.D. in Anthropology, demonstrated excellence in teaching, and an active scholarly agenda. Preference will be given to candidates with a strong background in archeology, an area expertise in the Southeastern United States, and a secondary interest in cultural anthropology. The ideal candidate will have an interest in and ability to develop field based archeological research in Northeast Florida. Salary is commensurate with experience.

Flagler College is a private independent college with an enrollment of 2,500. The College is located in historic St. Augustine, Florida, 35 miles south of Jacksonville and 55 miles north of Daytona Beach. Applicants should send a letter of application, curriculum vitae, a brief statement of teaching philosophy and research goals, evidence of teaching effectiveness, a brief description of proposed courses, unofficial copies of transcripts, three letters of recommendation with contact information, and other supplementary materials to Dr. Alan Woolfolk, Dean of Academic Affairs, Flagler College, 74 King Street, St. Augustine, FL 32084. Review of completed applications will begin December 1 and continue until the position is filled. No electronic submissions, please.

For more information about Flagler College visit their website.

Director of Education, St. Augustine Lighthouse
The Director of Education is responsible for the overall successful development and implementation of the historic site interpretation of the St. Augustine Lighthouse (SALH) and Lighthouse Archeology Maritime Program (LAMP) sites. All programs and activities will be based on historic research and the museum’s mission statement. Programming, planning and all activities will be in concert with guidelines set in tandem with the Executive Director under established board of trustees’ policies. Responsible for short and long range planning for educational programs; facilitation and supervision of the site’s interpretive team; determination of site-specific interpretive goals; interpretive training and visitor services training; marketing plan for specific educational programs; communication with site supervisors including other Departmental Managers, the Volunteer Coordinator, and any docent, volunteer, staff member or trustee volunteer as needed. $35,000.00 – $42,000.00 (Yearly Salary)

Job Requirements: MA in public history, early childhood education, historic preservation, museum studies, education, history or related field. BA in appropriate field and three (03) years relevant experience may be substituted for advanced degree. Must be an experienced museum education professional. Public archaeology and grant writing experience preferred. Experience with STEM highly desirable.

Please see original post at http://www.aam-us.org/aviso/index.cfm for more information.

We look forward to partnering with all the new archaeologists these opporuntities bring in!

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