Conduct research to reconstruct record of past human life and culture from human remains, artifacts, architectural features, and structures recovered through excavation, underwater recovery, or other means of discovery.

Key Competencies * Attention to Detail * Integrity * Analytical Thinking * Persistence * Cooperation * Dependability * Achievement/Effort * Adaptability/Flexibility * Initiative * Stress Tolerance

Representative Tasks * Study objects and structures recovered by excavation to identify, date, and authenticate them and to interpret their significance. * Research, survey, or assess sites of past societies and cultures in search of answers to specific research questions. * Describe artifacts' physical properties or attributes, such as the materials from which artifacts are made and their size, shape, function, and decoration.


Government, Professional Scientific & Technical Services, Health Care & Social Assistance,

Job Family Life, Physical, and Social Science

Sample Job Titles Archaeologist, Archeological Technician, Archeologist, Archeology Technician, Associate Director, Curator, Director, Director and Professor, Director of Research Center, Egyptologist, Principal Archaeologist, Project Director, Research Archaeologist, Research Professor.