Historical Archaeologist


The Historical Archaeologist will provide professional and scientific expertise to the Defense POW/MIA Accounting Agency (DPAA) on a full-time basis, and will be responsible for the following duties: 

  • Provides professional archaeological analysis and produces proposals for fieldwork utilizing a variety of materials associated with covered conflicts, including the Cold War, Vietnam War, Korean Conflict, and World War II.
  • Serves as an expert in fundamental spatial concepts for assessing, visualizing, and managing data using software, such as ArcGIS, AutoCAD, Surfer, and GoogleEarthPro.
  • Synthesizes various data sources – to include historical documentation, geospatial information, and archaeological reports – to comprehensively inform field activities related to recovering the remains of service members from past conflicts.
  • Deploys as directed, to both foreign and domestic locations, which may include remote, isolated, and/or austere environments.
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