Applicants must have expertise and practical experience in archaeological research and archaeological/cultural heritage preservation projects. Regional focus on the Middle East is preferred but not required. As Field Director of the newly founded AHMP, the successful applicant should have practical experience in at least some of the following areas: landscape archaeology, site survey, cultural heritage preservation, capacity building/training, efforts to combat the illicit antiquities trade, and experience working with local governments. The position requires extensive international travel for 1-2 month training sessions in Afghanistan. The successful applicant may also be asked to teach up to two courses per year on aspects of remote sensing, landscape archaeology, or cultural heritage preservation.
Unit Education: Doctoral degree in a field of study relevant to the research being conducted required.
Unit Experience: A minimum of five years of related experience required.
(A minimum of seven years of related experience for the BSD) required.
Experience facilitating and promoting a research project or contributing to the scientific direction of a research resource (core facility) required.
Unit Job Function Competencies: Advanced knowledge in relevant scientific field required.
Advanced knowledge of research techniques or methods required.
Knowledge of regulatory policies and procedures required.
Analytical skills required.
Problem-solving skills required.
Attention to detail required.
Organizational skills required.
Verbal and written communication skills required.
Ability to work independently and as part of a team
Ability to train others required.
Knowledge of Microsoft Office required.