Cultural Property Research/Analyst

Friday, November 26, 2010

This announcement has been amended to extend the closing date to November 26, 2010.

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The incumbent serves as a Cultural Property Researcher in the Cultural Heritage Center and will undertake research, write reports, manage databases, and provide suject matter expertise on the archaeological and ethnological material culture of countries primarily in Asia, the Near East or Mediterranean Region.

Relocation expenses will not be paid by the hiring agency.

This job opportunity announcement may be used to fill additional vacancies.

Occasional travel to domestic and international territories may be required.

Some carrying of objects such as books, packages and printed matter may be necessary.

U.S. Citizenship 
Suitability for Federal employment determined by background investigation. Must have relevant experience and/or education (see Qualifications). Incumbent may be required to serve a one-year probationary period.

Additional Duty Location Info:

1 vacancy - Washington DC Metro Area, DC

Undertake research relating to cultural property laws and regulations of countries; incidences of looting and illicit export and international trade patterans and statistics; and the state of cultural heritage research, management, conservation, and protection in these countries. Draft reports of the findings and make recommendations to the Cultural Property Advisory Committee.

Monitor the implementation of agreements and develop methodologies for evaluating such agreements

Maintain content of specialized international cultural property web site and related image database.

Establish working relationships with agencies and organizations that have an interest in cultural property protection.

Institution or Company offering position: 
U.S. Department of State