Principal Investigator – Richard Grubb & Associates, Inc.

Stephanie Grubb

Richard Grubb & Associates, Inc. (RGA) is seeking a motivated and talented Principal Investigator/Archaeologist to be based out of its Cranbury, New Jersey or Philadelphia, Pennsylvania office. This position will be based remotely at this time due to COVID-19. However, applicants should be available to travel to project sites in the NJ/PA/DE/NY area as necessary for site visits, fieldwork and archaeological monitoring duties. The successful candidate must have at least 5 years’ experience, and meet the qualifications set forth in the Secretary of the Interior’s Professional Qualification Standards for Archaeologists (36CFR61). Register of Professional Archaeologist (RPA) certification is preferred. Experience with federal and state cultural resource management regulations is required.


Responsibilities include: managing projects, proposal assistance, conducting detailed primary and secondary source historical research, technical report writing, archaeological interpretations, and National Register evaluations. Familiarity with the regional prehistory and history, material culture and the archaeology of the Mid-Atlantic and Northeast is desirable. The ability to conduct identification, evaluation, and data recovery-level archaeological surveys; archaeological monitoring; and to write clear, cogent, and thorough interpretations, analyses, evaluations and recommendations is a must. The ideal candidate will be detail oriented, possess strong organizational skills, and have the ability to manage priorities and meet project deadlines and budgets. Ability to work in a team environment is a must. Candidates should indicate applicable skill sets and specialized training in their cover letter.


This full-time position includes a competitive pay and benefits package. Salary will be commensurate experience and qualifications. 


RGA is one of the largest cultural resource consulting firms in the Mid-Atlantic, with a staff of Historians, Architectural Historians, and Archaeologists.



  • Master’s Degree in History, Archaeology, Anthropology, Applied Anthropology or Industrial Archaeology.
  • Strong written and oral communication skills are essential.
  • Ability to generate and contribute creative and effective problem-solving strategies while managing multiple tasks and projects with varying deadlines.
  • Strong self-starter attitude with a keen attention to detail.


To be considered for this opportunity, please email a writing sample (3-5 pages), cover letter and resume (or CV) detailing education and work experience to:

Stephanie Grubb, Operations Manager


RGA is strongly committed to creating a diverse and inclusive environment where a variety of backgrounds, cultures, orientations, ideas, and talents can flourish.  RGA is an equal-opportunity employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. RGA is a Drug-Free Workplace. 


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