PRINCIPAL INVESTIGATOR, MARINE ARCHAEOLOGY – Providence, RI, Cincinnati, OH, Houston, TX, Indianapolis, IN, Richmond, VA

Gray & Pape, a national and international cultural heritage management firm, has an opening for a Principal Investigator – Marine Archaeology. The PI-Marine Archaeology will be responsible for assisting Gray & Pape with a diverse portfolio of underwater and maritime archaeological projects across the U.S. supporting offshore energy development, coastal restoration, shoreline stabilization, broad research-oriented projects throughout North American waters, and international cultural impact assessments. The candidate should possess knowledge of the scientific and technical methods used in marine archaeology, including remote sensing surveys, data processing, and technical writing skills.

Qualifications: The successful candidate will have a minimum of:

  • M.A./M.S. in Anthropology, Archaeology with an emphasis in underwater archaeology, or related field plus 5 years CRM supervisory and report preparation experience.
  • Ability to function as a Qualified Marine Archaeologist (QMA) per Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) Guidelines.
  • Experience collecting and interpreting geophysical remote sensing survey data including side-scan sonar, magnetometer, gradiometer, sub-bottom profiler systems, and/or multibeam.
  • Experience with GIS mapping, geodetic conversions, and geodatabase creation.
  • Demonstrable attention to detail and clear communication as applied to client interactions.
  • Demonstrable experience with project scoping, technical execution of the project, and report writing.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Registered Professional Archaeologist (RPA).
  • Marine archaeology experience in the Northeast and Middle Atlantic regions.
  • Management standards regarding identification and treatment of historic properties in federal waters.
  • Certified diver with demonstrated scientific diver training.
  • Marine archaeology data acquisition, documentation, analysis, and interpretation skills (e.g., ROV deployment, underwater photography, underwater excavation techniques, etc.).
  • Demonstrated experience evaluating geophysical and geotechnical data for potential submerged paleolandscapes.
  • Preferred location: Providence, RI

Salary Range:

$65,000-$80,000 commensurate with experience.

Travel:

This position requires overnight travel, as required.

Gray & Pape offers a competitive pay and benefits package, including paid holidays, paid vacation and sick leave, health and disability insurance, and a 401(k) retirement plan.  A complete job description is available upon request. If you are ready to join our team, please submit a cover letter, resume, and a writing sample to Charity Touchette, HR Director,

ctouchette@graypape.com

Preferred writing sample will be a CRM report, with applicant as the author. The position is open until filled and we will be interviewing qualified applicants immediately.

Gray & Pape is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Veterans/Disabled. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability.

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