Looking for a Junior Archaeologist for Afghanistan

Afganistán Johannes Zielcke (cc Flickr)

ID_OPORTUNIDAD MULTILATERAL:  Consultancy Services Junior Archaeologist for Mes Aynak Archaeological Project (International)

ETAPA DEL PROCESO: Expresión de interés.


ENTIDAD EJECUTORA: Ministry of Mines and Petroleum

PAÍS: Afghanistan

FECHA DE PUBLICACIÓN:  10 de Noviembre 2015

FIN DE PLAZO:  30 de Noviembre 2015

RESUMEN:  The Government of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan has received a grant from the World Bank toward the cost of achieving Sustainable Development of Natural Resources in Afghanistan.  The Project is being implemented through a Program Management Unit (PMU) within the Ministry of Mines and Petroleum. The PMU is now seeking a well qualified individual consultant for the position of Junior Archaeologist for Mes Aynak Archaeological Project.


Candidates should fulfill the following requisites:

*Master Degree in Archaeology is Preferred, Art History, Anthropology, or Architecture but candidates with a Bachelor's Degree and extensive archaeological field experience will be considered.

*Minimum of 5 years of experience in rescue or contract archaeology.

*Previous excavation experience in Central Asia, the Middle East or East Asia also considered very favorably.

*Demonstrated experience in Museology and the management of large quantities of material culture will be considered very favorably.

*Previous experience with emergency conservation and some field conservation of artifacts also considered favorably.

*Previous experience in site, field unit, and artifact photography

*Ability to maintain detailed records of daily excavation activities, photography logs, artifact inventories, etc.

*Excellent communication and interpersonal skills; demonstrated experience and ability to work effectively in a multi-ethnic and multi-cultural environment.

*Some practical experience of mine archaeology or archaeology of the Buddhist period will be very favorably considered

*Fluency in spoken and written English

*Excellent communication and interpersonal skills


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