Arizona Archaeological Council

Archaeobotanist/palynologist, ACS

04/16/2012 22:01 | AAC Admin (Administrator)

Archaeological Consulting Services, Ltd. (ACS) of Tempe, Arizona, is seeking to hire an archaeobotanist/palynologist. The ideal candidate will have experience in both pollen and macrobotanical analyses. This individual must have a Master’s degree in anthropology (with an emphasis in archaeology), biology, or a related field. Complementary skills (e.g., lab management, phytolith analysis, GIS, geoarchaeology, or archaeological field supervision) are a strong plus. Southwest experience is preferred. In addition to conducting laboratory analyses, this individual will work closely with other specialists to produce integrated technical reports. Therefore, excellent writing skills are essential to this position.

This is a full-time position, eligible for benefits after a three-month introductory period. The position requires working from the ACS office in Tempe, Arizona, and is not open to telecommuting or subconsulting. Salary is negotiable based on experience. ACS benefits include vacation, holiday leave, sick leave, a percentage of the employee’s health insurance premium under the company plan, and a percentage of the employee’s dental insurance premium under the company plan; participation in a 401(k) program can begin once certain additional criteria have been met.

Please send a current resume with a cover letter identifying the salary level at which you wish to be considered and the names and contact information (including email addresses) of three references who can comment on your qualifications to: jobs@acstempe.com. We will be accepting applications from April 13-May 15, 2012, although a suitable candidate may be hired before the closing date. ACS does not discriminate in employment opportunities or practices on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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