Principal Investigator – Archaeology, Indianapolis, IN or Cincinnati, OH

Gray & Pape, a national and international cultural heritage management firm, has an opening for a Principal Investigator- Archaeology to join our Archaeology practice and support our Midwest region in Cincinnati or Indianapolis. The expected salary range is $66,878–$90,482, based on experience and qualifications, as a full-time, regular status, exempt employee. Gray & Pape offers a hybrid work environment with built-in flexibility for days in the office.




Summary of the Role

The Principal Investigator-Archaeology is responsible for conducting and overseeing all aspects of archaeological studies. This includes archaeological, cultural, historical, and environmental research; literature reviews/desktop assessments; archaeological reconnaissance and due diligence surveys; Phase I archeological surveys; Phase II archaeological testing and evaluation; Phase III archaeological excavation, data recovery, and mitigation; archaeological, cultural, and historical artifact and laboratory analysis; preparation of archaeological, cultural, historical, and environmental contexts; preparation of a variety of archaeological documentation and technical reports; and preparing artifacts and records for curation.


If you are interested in joining our team, please submit the following to Charity Kys, HR Director, at  No phone calls, please.


• Cover letter detailing expression of interest
• Resume or CV
• Two writing samples (preferably as sole/primary author) from the past 3–5 years


Gray & Pape is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We are committed to providing an environment of respect and inclusion where equal employment opportunities are available to all applicants and employees. Applicants and employees will not be discriminated against on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, disability, national origin, protected veteran status, or any other protected status under federal, state, or local law. Please contact HR to request an accommodation.

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