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Research Associate

Apply now Department: 3670020250 Sociology Anthropology & SocWk
Job no: 509180
Work type: Staff Full Time (Unclassified - Term)
Location: Other
Categories: Research / Scientific / Grants, Natural / Quantitative Sciences, Social / Behavioral Sciences
Pay Grade: 08B

About This Role:

Research Associate position withing the Department of Sociology, Anthropology, and Social Work at Kansas State University.  The position is expected to perform duties in line with the goal of the program.  

  • Perform archaeological inventory surveys and site assessments in accordance with Sections 110 and 106 of the NHPA and 36 CFR Part 800
  • Perform GIS-related duties in support of the Cultural Resources Program.
  • Collection, downloading, and analysis of data using the total station and GPS mapping equipment, as well as instrument compatible software.
  • Work with engineers, designers, planners and trainers to evaluate construction and ground disturbing activities that are taking place on Fort Riley as an archaeological monitor.
  • Participate in outreach programming related to the Fort Riley CRM Program.

Why Join Us:


We Support Diversity and Inclusion:

The Department of Sociology, Anthropology, and Social Work, in the College of Arts and Sciences seeks to foster diversity in a commitment to recruit, retain and resource peoples historically under-represented in university education in the United States. Fostering diversity goes beyond increasing the numbers of under-represented students, faculty and staff. It also includes a commitment to substantial curricular offerings, resources, and programming that foregrounds the knowledges, perspectives, cultures, and histories of marginalized communities. A truly diverse college culture and structure will benefit all members of the university community to better serve and excel in an increasingly global and multicultural world.

What You’ll Need to Succeed:

Minimum Requirements:

  • Masters Degree in Anthropology or Archaeology
  • 2 Years of relevant experience
  • Training Training in GIS and ArcGIS software.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Prior experience in Archaeology of Kansas, the Flint Hills region, and Great Plains Archaeology of Kansas.
  • Three years experience in cultural resource management and geographic systems (GIS) software and global positioning system equipment (GPS).

Other Requirements:

  • Applicants must be currently authorized to work in the United States at the time of employment
  • Valid driver's license upon employment

How to Apply:

Submit the following documents:

  • Cover letter highligthing qualifications for this position
  • Current Curriculum Vitae or Resume, including contact information for three professional references
Screening of Applications begins: Immediately and continues until the position is filled.

Anticipated Hiring Salary Range:

$45,040 - $49,500 annual

Equal Employment Opportunity:

Kansas State University is an Equal Opportunity Employer of individuals with disabilities and protected veterans and actively seeks diversity among its employees.

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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