Architectural Historian


P.O. Box 244
52205 Anamosa , IA
United States
42° 5' 27.4668" N, 91° 16' 11.4528" W
Iowa US
Sunday, July 18, 2010

Wapsi Valley Archaeology, Inc., a medium-sized cultural resources services firm based in Anamosa, Iowa, seeks an Architectural Historian to join our growing company.

If you are resourceful, motivated, dedicated, organized, conscientious, an excellent writer, willing and able to travel, and open to learning and sharing your ideas, then you’re an ideal candidate for this position. We can offer you a supportive and cooperative professional environment, health, vacation, holiday, and other benefits, and opportunities for exploration and advancement.

Candidates must meet the Secretary of the Interior’s professional qualifications standards for Architectural History. These requirements include a graduate degree in architectural history, art history, historic preservation, or closely related field, with coursework in American architectural history, or a bachelor's degree in architectural history, art history, historic preservation or closely related field plus one of the following:

- At least two years of full-time experience in research, writing, or teaching in American architectural history or restoration architecture with an academic institution, historical organization or agency, museum, or other professional institution; or

- Substantial contribution through research and publication to the body of scholarly knowledge in the field of American architectural history.

The applicant should have Midwestern experience completing historic/architectural Phase I reconnaissance surveys including historic structures and survey reports, Phase II intensive surveys and determinations of eligibility, and successful nominations to the National Register of Historic Places.

Please email or send a letter of interest, curriculum vitae, and list of three references.

For more information about us, visit our web site at

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual preference, or national origin.

Institution or Company offering position: 
Wapsi Valley Archaeology, Inc.
Contact Name: 
Nurit Finn
(319) 462-4760