- RESEARCH AND JOB OPPORTUNITIES -

RESEARCH : OUR PASSION//

::: The ARC offers many avenues of Archaeological research for students and staff alike. Specialization within a comprehensive archaeological program is an essential part of what the ARC provides to clients as well as the spirit of scientific endeavor. We incorporate a wide array of analytical methods as well as provide a concrete theoretical base for all research, keeping with the most current ideas and data available. Critical assessment is not only key to producing a quality diagnosis of a project area but is also the foundation of scientific inquiry. Employees at all levels are encouraged to explore the many facets of archaeological analysis. Within our Lab Facility many of our staff and student employees have focused and honed their skills in particular areas of interest such as Lithics, Paleobotany, and Faunal Studies. Other specializations include Graphic Production along with Geographic Information Systems (GIS). The ARC also houses an onsite Obsidian Hydration lab that functions as a resource for Graduate research as well as CRM reports :::


ARC RESEARCH LABORATORIES//

::: LITHICS LAB :::

::: PALEOBOTANY LAB :::

::: FAUNAL LAB :::

::: GRAPHICS (GIS) :::

::: OBSIDIAN HYDRATION :::

 


ARC JOB OPPORTUNITIES//

::: The Archaeological Research Center at CSUS routinely hires field technicians for excavations and surveys throughout California and the Great Basin. An intensive 4-6 week field class is strongly recommended. Hourly wages for crew positions vary and depend on experience and individual project responsibility. The ARC also provides some paid and volunteer lab opportunities for students throughout the school year :::
REFER RESUMES AND QUESTIONS //
TO THE ATTENTION OF :

William Norton
Archaeological Research Center
Department of Anthropology
California State University, Sacramento
Sacramento, CA 95819-6106

P: 916 278 5330
E:
wnorton@csus.edu




CURRENT OPENINGS//


NO CURRENT POSITIONS OPEN


::: The ARC is continually accepting résumé or CV submissions for consideration on various field projects when available (see contact information above). You may also drop off your information in person at the ARC facility located at 2005 Del Norte Hall, CSU Sacramento. When a field project is slated to begin, information about sign-ups will be posted here :::

 


FIELD SCHOOL//

::: The ARC works in conjunction with the Department of Anthropology to periodically offer some form of comprehensive field school in which students may enroll for credit as well as gain the experience necessary to enter the field of public archaeology after graduation. This is and has always been an essential component to gainful employment in Cultural Resources Management. Field courses usually involve taking a certain number of weeks in the summer and camping while excavating and surveying portions of a site(s). There have been various albeit sporadic field schools conducted in the past, however it is a goal of the ARC to implement a field program regularly. When a field school is offered it will be posted here prior to the Spring semester :::

::: PAST FIELD SCHOOLS :::   

1997 // Mono County, CA : Eastern Sierra Nevada, Long Valley

1999 // Mono County, CA : Eastern Sierra Nevada, Long Valley

2005 // Washoe County, NV : Pah Rah Range, Dry Lakes

2006 // Washoe County, NV : Pah Rah Range, Dry Lakes

2009 // Butte County, CA : Lake Oroville, McCabe Creek

 


COLLECTIONS//

::: The ARC houses numerous collections that may be used for various types of research projects. Each collection is accessioned and cataloged in a comprehensive computer database. Data is available from numerous sites located in California and the western Great Basin. Collections include sites from Butte, Humboldt, Lake, Inyo, Mono, Sonoma, Napa, San Luis Obispo and Sacramento counties as well as some collections acquired through student thesis research. If you would like to inquire about access to a particular collection or collections in general, send an email with your name, affiliation, and the collection(s) you are interested in to arc@csus.edu ::: 

::: CSU Sacramento also houses numerous archaeological collections that have been acquired over the history of the university at the Archaeological Curation Facility. For more information about these collections, refer all inquiries to ACFCuration@csus.edu:::
 

Department of Anthropology California State University, Sacramento 6000 J Street, Sacramento, CA 95819-6106
Phone: (916) 278-5330Fax: 278-4854 e-mail: arc@csus.edu

WEB SITE DESIGNED AND COMPILED //  BRIAN JAMES AND WILLIAM LARSON // 2010