Topic ID #41128 - posted 5/31/2019 9:54 AM

Historical/Industrial Archaeologist - Trenton, NJ


Hunter Research, Inc. is accepting applications for the position of Historical/Industrial Archaeologist at the Principal Investigator level. Candidates should have at a minimum a Master’s Degree in Archaeology, Anthropology, American History or a related field and at least five years of related experience at the Principal Investigator level. Hunter Research is a cultural resources management firm based in downtown Trenton, New Jersey.


This position requires expertise in research, strong field investigative and writing skills, and a well-developed understanding of historic preservation laws and regulations at the federal, state and local levels. Responsibilities include project management, proposal development, direction of research and fieldwork, and technical report writing. Familiarity with government agencies, libraries and archives, and historic and archaeological resources in the Mid-Atlantic and New England states is a plus. Proficiency in writing and editing is considered essential. Computer proficiency in MS Office is required. Knowledge of ArcGIS and Adobe software is advantageous, as is experience using on-line historic and archaeological databases and research tools.


This position is based at the company offices in Trenton with regular weekday work hours. Some travel will be required for research and fieldwork. Weekend and overnight stays to distant project sites may be required from time to time. Flexibility is essential. Applicants should possess a driver’s license and their own car (mileage reimbursed for job-related travel).


This is a full-time, salaried position. Benefits package available. Salary will be commensurate with experience. Minority and women applicants encouraged to apply. Hunter Research is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


Send cover letter, resume and writing sample (no more than 10 pages total) to:


Patricia Madrigal, Vice President

Hunter Research, Inc.

120 West State Street

Trenton, NJ 08608


Electronic submissions accepted.  If submitting via email, please send documents in pdf format to 


Applications due June 30, 2019. 


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