Laboratory Archaeologist – Zooarchaeologist

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Website Southeastern Archaeological Research, Inc. "SEARCH"

Southeastern Archaeological Research, Inc. "SEARCH"

Company : Southeastern Archaeological Research, Inc. “SEARCH”

Country: United States

Location : Gainesville, Florida

Post: Thu, 08 Sep 2022 23:16:03 GMT

Expires: Thu, 06 Oct 2022 23:59:59 GMT

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Over land and under water, SEARCH is an archaeology firm that deploys the full spectrum of cultural heritage services worldwide. SEARCH2O, its maritime program, is at the forefront of historic shipwreck and submerged pre-contact archaeology, paleolandscape reconstruction, and deep-water archaeology. SEARCH’s staff are cultural resource industry leaders, pioneers, and subject matter experts across 45 Market, Regional, and Research Sectors. Since 1993, SEARCH has completed more than 4,000 commercial and government projects in 48 US states, 6 US territories, and 33 countries spanning 7 continents and 4 oceans. By integrating science, technology, and creativity, SEARCH harnesses the power of the past to advance the projects, places, and people it serves.

SEARCH has an immediate opening for an Archaeological Laboratory Analyst specializing in Zooarchaeology to support multiple projects, including projects for Federal and Private clients. Materials analyzed will be from archaeological sites located in Florida, throughout the Southeast and Mid-Atlantic, and worldwide.

The position will be based in SEARCH’s lab facilities in Gainesville or Jacksonville, Florida. Occasional fieldwork may be requested.

The chosen candidate will be required to successfully complete a pre-employment drug test and a criminal background check, including DMV. Applicants need to be eligible to be employed in the United States. SEARCH offers a competitive total compensation package with strong health & wellness and retirement plans. Pay will be commensurate with education and experience.

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To Apply:

In Word or as a PDF, please send a cover letter, resume with professional references, and dates of your availability. SEARCH will treat all employment inquires with discretion.

SEARCH is strongly committed to creating a diverse and inclusive environment where a variety of backgrounds, cultures, orientations, ideas, and talents can flourish.

SEARCH is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

SEARCH is an Affirmative Action Employer and a Drug-Free Workplace.

SEARCH will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information.


Qualified candidates should possess:

Post-graduate degree (preferred) in Anthropology, Archaeology, or a related field

Minimum four years laboratory experience in the identification of archaeological faunal material

Knowledge of zooarchaeological methods pertaining to the recovery, treatment, identification, and qualitative, quantitative, and statistical analysis of animal remains

Demonstrated knowledge of skeletal anatomy of all animal classes

Demonstrated knowledge of gastropod and bivalve shell anatomy

Prior archaeology fieldwork experience

Completion of an archaeological field school

Technical writing ability

The ability to work well in a team environment, under the direction of a Laboratory Director and/or Laboratory Supervisor

Experience with non-faunal artifact analysis a plus (e.g., prehistoric and historic pottery, lithics, etc.).


SEARCH Compensation and Benefits include:

Competitive Salary

Per Diem (for overnight travel)

SEARCH-subsidized Group Health Insurance (including Medical, Dental, and Vision coverage)

SEARCH-provided Short-Term Disability Insurance

SEARCH-provided Long-Term Disability Insurance

SEARCH-provided Group Term Life Insurance

Voluntary Life Insurance

Employee Assistance Program

Emergency Travel Assistance

Generous 401(k) Retirement Plan

Paid Holidays (10)

Paid Time Off (PTO)

Merit-Based Raises, Bonuses, and Promotions

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