Topic ID #29202 - posted 6/19/2013 5:39 PM

Recent MA graduate, Osteologist/Bioarchaeologist, 3 years CRM experience, willing to relocate



adlauch

Hello! I have recently completed the requirements for my MA in Bioarchaeology and will be receiving my degree in August 2013. I am searching for a full time permanent position and am very willing to relocate. I have three years of CRM experience but also have some lab experience and would be interested in either field work or lab work. I'm a strong worker and I love what I do. Check out my CV below and if you're interested please contact me at:

Xandra Lauch
adlauch@ncsu.edu
425-387-6014

(I'm currently out of the country for work and email is best. I will be available by phone July 1st)


Education

2013 M.A. in Anthropology
North Carolina State University
Raleigh, NC
Concentration: Bioarchaeology, Skeletal Biology, Osteology
Master’s Thesis: “A Product of The Environment: An Analysis of Environmental Impact on Stature Estimation Methods and Skeletal Development in Two Stressed Populations of European Descent”

2008 B.A. in Anthropology
Western Washington University
Bellingham, WA
Concentration: Archaeology

Archaeological Experience

Summer 2013 Staff, North Carolina State University Field School, Lopburi, Thailand
Supervised excavation, mapping, data collection and lab work. Excavation included the removal of skeletal remains. (Current)

2009-2011 Archaeologist, ICF International, Seattle, WA
Conducted archaeological surveys, excavations, monitoring, lab work, and shovel testing while helping with artifact and site recording using a GPS and doing general paperwork. Achieved permanent full-time status Nov. 2010

2008-2009 Archaeological Assistant, AINW, Portland, OR
Conducted archaeological surveys, excavations, monitoring, lab work, and shovel testing while helping with artifact and site recording using a GPS and doing general paperwork.

Jun. 2008 Volunteer Crew Member, Maya Research Program, Blue Creek, Belize
Participated in excavations at a Mayan village site. Also helped with survey, mapping, and lab work.

2007-2008 Independent Research Project, Western Washington University, Bellingham, WA
Used experimental archaeology to examine the relationship between marrow extraction processes and bone splinter tools.
Spring 2008 Internship, Lynden Pioneer Museum, Lynden, WA
Participated in the design and production of interactive displays designed to educate children on the daily life of pioneers in Washington state.

Summer 2007 Western Washington University Field School, Bellingham, WA
45-WH-55, Woodstock Farm, prehistoric shell midden site. Conducted surveys and excavation, learned basic skills of sketch mapping, orienteering, profiling, cataloguing, helped Lummi Nation with burial recovery project.

Academic Positions

2012-2013 Teaching Assistant, North Carolina State University, Department of Anthropology
Responsibilities included preparing classroom materials, undergraduate assessment, exam preparation and laboratory set up.

2012-2013 Osteology Lab Supervisor, North Carolina State University, Department of Anthropology
Responsibilities included maintaining the NCSU skeletal reference population, inventory of lab supplies, updating the NCSU Laboratory Sexing Manual, maintain schedule for the osteology, teaching, and archaeology laboratories, updating skeletal database of reference population, and any additional projects as needed.

2012 Research Assistant, North Carolina State University, Department of Anthropology
Assisted in research in preparation of a Fulbright grant application

Professional Presentations

Apr. 2013 “Does Height Matter? Examining the Need for Height Specific Stature Estimation Equations” American Association of Physical Anthropologists, Knoxville, TN (Published abstract).

Dec. 2012 “Does Height Matter? A Test of the Accuracy of Height Specific Stature Estimation Equations” Forensic Science Symposium, North Carolina State University. Poster Presentation

Mar. 2012 “Does Height Matter? Stature Estimation in a Modern American Population” Physical Anthropology and Molecular Paleontology Poster Symposium, North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences. Poster Presentation

Apr. 2008 “Marrow Extraction and Bone Splinter Tool Reproduction” Northwest Anthropological Conference, Victoria, B.C., Canada. Poster Presentation

Software/Technology Proficiencies
Microsoft Office Suite
Trimble GPS
SAS
JMP
3D-ID
FORDISC

Methodological Proficiencies

Craniofacial Landmark Digitization (Using Microscribe and 3D-ID Software)

Courses Taken (Graduate Level)

ANT 511 Anthropological Theory
ANT 521 Human Osteology
ST 511 Experimental Statistics for Biological Sciences I
ST 512 Experimental Statistics for Biological Sciences II
ANT 529 Advanced Methods in Forensic Anthropology
ANT 598 Archaeological Methods and Theory
ANT 585 Skeletal Biology in Anthropology
ENG 626 Advanced Writing for Empirical Research
ANT 595 Forensic Isotopes
ANT 595 Bioarchaeology





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