Gray & Pape, a national cultural heritage firm, is seeking a full-time Principal Investigator specializing in Archaeology in our Houston, TX office. The successful candidate will work as part of a project team comprised of diverse and dynamic cultural heritage professionals to support our federal and commercial clients. The successful candidate will be confident, outgoing and will have strong competence in community engagement and consultation, will assist in the preparation of proposals and marketing and must be able to interact successfully with clients.  This is a senior role at Gray & Pape and the incumbent will have the opportunity to develop, train and mentor junior staff. Occasional travel may be required. Occasional to frequent travel depending on job duties may be required.


Qualifications: The successful candidate will have a minimum MA/MS degree in Anthropology, Archaeology or related field and must meet the Secretary of the Interiors Qualifications Standards for Archaeology. The candidate must have a minimum of two years of previous experience as a Principal Investigator or other experience directly related to the responsibilities of a Principal Investigator in cultural resource or heritage management projects. Preference will be given to candidates with a minimum of five years’ experience. Additional requirements: knowledge of the archaeology of Texas or Southeast US; knowledge of preservation laws and processes; familiarity with NHPA/NEPA compliance; previous experience conducting Section 106 report documentation and survey work; ability to evaluate resources for National Register eligibility and prepare treatment plans to mitigate adverse effects; ability to implement effective research designs within constraints of project schedules and budgets; ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously; and experience leading and supervising others..


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 resume, short sample of original writing and three professional references to Charity Touchette, HR Manager, Position will be open until filled.


Gray & Pape is an EOE/Veterans/Disabled/LGBT employer.