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Post-Doctoral Research Associate

University of Georgia
United States, Georgia, Athens
May 12, 2024
Posting Details
Position Details


Posting Number G/R01616P
Working Title Post-Doctoral Research Associate
Department Franklin-Anthropology
About the University of Georgia
Since our founding in 1785, the University of Georgia has operated as Georgia's oldest, most comprehensive, and most diversified institution of higher education (https://www.uga.edu/). The proof is in our more than 235 years of academic and professional achievements and our continual commitment to higher education. UGA is currently ranked among the top 20 public universities in U.S. News & World Report. The University's main campus is located in Athens, approximately 65 miles northeast of Atlanta, with extended campuses in Atlanta, Griffin, Gwinnett, and Tifton. UGA employs approximately 3,000 faculty and more than 7,700 full-time staff. The University's enrollment exceeds 40,000 students including over 30,000 undergraduates and over 10,000 graduate and professional students. Academic programs reside in 18 schools and colleges, as well as a medical partnership with Augusta University housed on the UGA Health Sciences Campus in Athens.
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Employment Type Employee
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Advertised Salary
Anticipated Start Date 08/01/2019
Posting Date 03/22/2019
Closing Date
Open Until Filled Yes
Special Instructions to Applicants

To apply, please prepare a CV and a one-page cover letter that includes: (1) a summary of the applicant's research program, (2) a description of the applicant's training and experience with ArcGIS, and (3) training and experience with regards to computer modeling. We anticipate doing a first round of informal interviews for this position at the Society for American Archaeology meetings in Albuquerque. For any questions regarding the position, please email Dr. Victor Thompson (vdthom@uga.edu or Dr. Bryan Tucker (bryan.tucker@dnr.ga.gov).

Location of Vacancy Athens Area
EOO Statement

The University of Georgia is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, ethnicity, age, genetic information, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation or protected veteran status.

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The University System of Georgia is comprised of our 26 institutions of higher education and learning, as well the System Office. Our USG Statement of Core Values are Integrity, Excellence, Accountability, and Respect. These values serve as the foundation for all that we do as an organization, and each USG community member is responsible for demonstrating and upholding these standards. More details on the USG Statement of Core Values and Code of Conduct are available in USG Board Policy 8.2.18.1.2 and can be found on-line at https://www.usg.edu/policymanual/section8/C224/#p8.2.18_personnel_conduct.

Additionally, USG supports Freedom of Expression as stated in Board Policy 6.5 Freedom of Expression and Academic Freedom found on-line at https://www.usg.edu/policymanual/section6/C2653.
Duties/Responsibilities


Duties/Responsibilities

This role will be 100% research and management-based within the Laboratory of Archaeology. Special consideration will be given to candidates with expertise in spatial analysis, data analytics, and archaeological approaches to "big-data." There will be a series of deliverables for the position that are linked to key duties of the position. Duties include development of probability models taking into account key environmental differences across the state of Georgia, identifying "at risk" sites endangered by erosion and flooding, directly working to with ITOS to integrated developed models into online databases, and potential management of undergraduate and graduate student assistants in the Laboratory. There will be opportunities to collaborate on publications related to this project.

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