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Adjunct Research Assistant/Research Associate - Archive
Museum of Natural and Cultural History

Posting: 140201
Location: Eugene
Closes: 2015-02-28

The Museum of Natural & Cultural History at the University of Oregon, seeks to create a pool of applicants for research positions that are funding contingent, part-time or temporary assignments with an appointment of up to one year, but with the possibility of renewal for up to three years depending on need, funding and performance.

Appointments may be as research assistants, conducting research under the direction of a principle investigator, as postdoctoral research associates, conducting research under the direction of a faculty member for the purpose of acquiring research training, or as a research associate, conducting research with only general guidance.  Research Associate and Post Doctoral Research Associate positions require a PhD by start of position, with directly relevant research experience for Research Associate status; Research Assistant positions require a MA/MS.  Applicants will be screened as needs arise.  Successful candidates will have professional experience and a commitment to working effectively with students, faculty and staff from diverse backgrounds.

Museum research may require specialized archaeological expertise for intermittent consultation in the areas of historical archaeology, human osteology, or other specialized areas.  In addition to specialized expertise, extensive experience and familiarity with Oregon archaeology is essential.

Applications are accepted on a continuous basis.  Screening of applications occurs as position become available and continues until positions are filled.  Successful candidates will have the ability to work effectively with faculty, staff and students from a variety of diverse backgrounds.

Hires from this pool may require a background check.

To apply, send a letter indicating area of interest with resume or vita to: Museum of Natural & Cultural History, 1224 University of Oregon, Eugene, OR 97403-1224

The University of Oregon is an EO/AA/ADA institution committed to cultural diversity.