Archaeological Lab Technicians

PaleoWest Archaeology

Postion: Archaeological Lab Technician

Date Needed: ASAP

Location: San Francisco Bay Area, CA

PaleoWest is looking to immediately fill archaeological lab technician positions in the San Francisco Bay area to process incoming collections. The candidate must possess a Bachelor’s degree in Anthropology or another applicable field and have experience conducting lab work in the California. Applicants should have a familiarity with laboratory standards for cleaning and cataloging artifacts from the field and a willingness to work independently. Knowledge of standard techniques for cleaning ceramics, lithics, shell, and faunal bone, as well as processing of pollens and flotation samples is strongly preferred.

This is a temporary position beginning immediately with the potential for ongoing work. Pay will be commensurate with the applicant’s experience. The candidate should be resourceful, dedicated, and organized, and will work under the supervision of the Lab Director throughout the project. The candidate should feel comfortable standing for long periods, lifting boxes up to 50 lbs, and be comfortable moving collection boxes. 

If you are interested in joining our rapidly growing team of professionals, please submit a current CV and brief letter of intent/personal statement to work@..., with “Lab Technician” in the subject line.

All applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, sex, race, creed, color, national origin, ancestry, marital status, or affectional or sexual orientation.

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