Senior Principal Investigator – Archaeology, Richmond, VA

Gray & Pape, a national cultural resources management (CRM) firm, is seeking a Senior Principal Investigator – Archaeology to join our Richmond, Virginia office. The expected salary range is $77,286–$104,564, based on experience and qualifications, as a full-time, regular status, exempt employee. Gray & Pape offers a hybrid work environment with built-in flexibility that includes 2 days in the office per week.



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;
  • One writing sample (preferably as sole/primary author) from the past 3–5 years.

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