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Position at Kaman Kalehoyuk excavation

From: Alice Paterakis <alicepaterakis<-at->
Date: Saturday, October 26, 2013
Archaeological Field Conservator
Kaman-Kalehayuk excavation

The Kaman-Kalehayuk archaeological excavation in Central Turkey is
seeking a Field Conservator for the months of July - September 2014.
The excavation is run by the Japanese Institute of Anatolian
Archaeology that is sponsored by the Middle Eastern Culture Center
in Japan (MECCJ), a research institute based in Tokyo. The
Kaman-Kalehoyuk excavation has been running annually since 1986. In
2009 excavation of two new mound sites commenced, Yassihayuk and
Buklukale, located 20-30 km from Kaman. The primary cultural levels
are Hittite, Phrygian, and Islamic.

The Field Conservator will manage an active conservation program
including the training of two conservation student interns (of
6-week duration), supervision of their laboratory research projects,
lifting and first aid operations in the field, processing and
treatment of artifacts, digital imaging, database documentation, and
artifact condition surveys. The conservation laboratory moved into
new facilities in 2009. The well-equipped conservation lab and
comfortable living facilities compensate the long workday (starting
at 5 am).  The Field Conservator has the opportunity to collaborate
with an international team of archaeologists, osteoarchaeologists,
archaeobotanists, etc. The new Kalehayuk Archaeological Museum
opened to the public in July 2010.

Applicants must be fluent in English, have a degree in conservation
or the equivalent, and a minimum of two seasons experience on an
archaeological excavation. Interested applicants should contact
Alice Boccia Paterakis. Information on salary and working conditions
will be provided.

Please send your Curriculum vitae and the email addresses of three
references by the deadline of November 21, 2013. A decision will be
made at the end of November since visa applications must be
submitted in early December 2013.

Alice Boccia Paterakis, PhD
Director of Conservation
Kaman-Kalehayuk, Yassihayuk, and Buklukale Excavations
Japanese Institute of Anatolian Archaeology

                  Conservation DistList Instance 27:19
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Received on Saturday, 26 October, 2013

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