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Geoarchaeology Specialist

  • Richmond Campus
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  • Student
  • Closing at: Feb 19 2023 at 23:55 EST

Title: Geoarchaeology Specialist

Position Type: Student

Search Type: External - minimum 7 days

Department: 21R000 - Science, Tech, Engineering & Math

Division: 2R0000 - Academic Affairs

Position Location: Richmond Campus

Driver Classification: Non-Driver

Schedule Type:  Part Time, No Benefits (less than 20 hrs per week)

Hours Per Week: 20

 

Job Summary/Basic Functions

The Department of Physics, Geosciences & Astronomy in conjunction with the Archaeology Program at Eastern Kentucky University invites applicants for two undergraduate researchers with interest and experience in geoarchaeology. The successful candidates will assist Drs. Cabaniss and Endonino with geophysical surveys and geospatial analyses at White Hall State Historic Site in Richmond, KY. They will be responsible for assisting with mapping and survey work using terrestrial Lidar, ground penetrating radar, and electrical resistivity tomography. The successful candidates will use this data to help identify subsurface structures of interest to enhance the research mission of the Applied Geophysics Working Group at Eastern Kentucky University.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Must be enrolled at EKU

Preferred Qualifications:

• Experience performing ground penetrating radar (GPR) surveys to identify archaeological
features of significance.
• Experience performing electrical resistivity tomography surveys.
• Experience using ArcGIS to support geoarchaeological surveys.
• Knowledge of the history and cultural significance of White Hall State Historic Site

 

Sponsorship: Visa sponsorship will be considered on a case-by-case basis, depending upon the needs of the unit, available sponsorship budget, and the qualifications of the candidate.

Open Until Filled: No

AA/EEO Statement

Eastern Kentucky University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and educational institution and does not discriminate on the basis of age (40 and over), race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, pregnancy, ethnicity, disability, national origin, veteran status, or genetic information in the admission to, or participation in, any educational program or activity (e.g., athletics, academics and housing) which it conducts or any employment policy or practice.

Background Check Statement

Offers of employment are contingent upon satisfactory background check.

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