Hunter Research, Inc. is accepting applications for an entry-level Historian/Architectural Historian.
This position requires research and writing skills. Responsibilities include research in support of archaeological and historic resource investigations, architectural field investigations and evaluations, interpretation of historic resources for public dissemination, the organization and maintenance of in-house research materials, and technical report writing. Familiarity with government agencies, libraries and archives in the Mid-Atlantic and New England states is a plus. Proficiency with deed searches, historic maps and cartographic sources is considered essential.
The Historian/Architectural Historian position is based at the company office in Trenton, New Jersey, with regular weekday work hours. Hunter Research employees currently work a “hybrid” schedule of one or more days per week in the company office, traveling for in-person fieldwork and meetings as needed, and at-home work. Some travel is required for research and fieldwork. Flexibility is a plus. Applicants should possess a driver’s license and their own car (mileage reimbursed for job-related travel).
A Master’s Degree in Historic Preservation, Public History, Architectural History, American History or related field is required. Computer proficiency in MS Office is required. Knowledge of ArcGIS, Acrobat, InDesign or EndNote is advantageous, as is experience using on-line historical databases and research tools. Applicant should have a basic knowledge of federal and state guidelines and regulations as they apply to cultural resources management.
This is a full-time entry-level position with a starting salary in the $40K-$45K range. Benefits include an employer contribution to health plan, 401(k), and paid personal and vacation time, following a probationary period. Hunter Research is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
Send cover letter, resume and writing sample (no more than 10 pages total) to: