Topic ID #36525 - posted 12/24/2015 3:21 AM

Principal Investigator Needed

Jennifer Palmer



Employer: Skelly and Loy, Inc.

Work Location: Pittsburgh, PA

Employment Status: Full-time

This is a full-time position with competitive compensation commensurate with experience and includes vacation, medical, and 401(k) benefits. Applicants must be available for in-person interviews, must be able to provide their own transportation, possess a valid driver's license, live (or be willing to relocate) within driving distance of our Pittsburgh office, and be eligible to work in the United States without sponsorship. Qualified applicants should submit a letter of interest, resume including three professional business references with telephone and e-mail contact information, a writing sample (hard copy or .pdf), and a date of availability.


  • Design, conduct, and report archaeological investigations
  • Coordinate and assist clients with regulatory compliance
  • Coordinate field crews and logistics for all types of archaeological projects
  • Develop methodology and research designs for all types of archaeological projects
  • Synthesize background research, methodology, results, and all other pertinent information into reports and deliverables to be reviewed by agencies
  • Market Skelly and Loy to new and existing clients


  • Demonstrated expertise in conducting lithic, ceramic, or other artifact type analysis
  • Demonstrated ability to carry research to completion with strong organizational, technical communication, and writing skills
  • Working knowledge of Section 106 and other pertinent cultural resource regulations (e.g., NAGPRA, ARPA, state guidelines) as well as the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA)
  • Registered Professional Archaeologist
  • Experience in Eastern United States culture history (Pennsylvania, Ohio, West Virginia, Delaware, Maryland, and New York)


  • Statistical analysis, technical knowledge of GIS
  • Association with and membership in national, regional, and state professional organizations (e.g., SAA, SHA, SIA, PAC)



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