Material Culture Analyst in Historical Archaeology - TMHC, London, Ontario

Date Posted: 
octobre 10, 2023

TMHC Inc. (TMHC) is currently accepting applications for the position of Material Culture Analyst in Historical Archaeology. This is a full-time permanent position based out of our London, Ontario, headquarters.


The Material Culture Analyst in Historical Archaeology will perform tasks within TMHC’s archaeological laboratory and work under the supervision of its Laboratory Manager. 

Key Responsibilities:

  • Identify and catalogue 19th-century artifacts
  • Generate and maintain a catalogue database
  • Conduct research on artifacts, manufacturing dates, and makers
  • Analyse artifact assemblages
  • Prepare summaries of artifact collections (including analysis tables and illustrations) for inclusion in reports

Secondary Roles:

  • Artifact photography
  • Selecting and preparing artifacts for temporary display
  • Collections management
  • Fieldwork
  • Report writing
  • Research


  • A Masters of Arts (MA) or Science (MSc) in archaeology/anthropology or equivalent
  • Minimum 3 years’ experience identifying and working with 19th-century material culture
  • Proficiency with the analysis of historical artifacts
  • Excellent technical writing skills
  • Ability to achieve deadlines
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office

Experience in Ontario and familiarity with the Province of Ontario’s Standards and Guidelines for Consultant Archaeologists (2011) and the Parks Canada cataloguing system is an asset. We are seeking an enthusiastic individual with the ability to work independently in a fast-paced, team-oriented private sector environment.

Job Type: Full-Time, Permanent; arrangements for flexible office/remote considered for a qualified candidate.
Salary: $60,000 - $65,000+ depending on qualifications and experience
Expected Start Date: ASAP

Interested applicants are to apply, providing a cover letter and a resume, with the subject line "Material Culture Analyst in Historical Archaeology" via email to This position will remain open until filled. We would like to thank all candidates for expressing interest; however, only those selected for interviews will be contacted.


Established in 2003 with a head office in London, Ontario, TMHC provides a broad range of archaeological assessment, heritage planning and interpretation, cemetery, and community consultation services throughout the Province of Ontario. We specialise in providing heritage solutions that suit the past and present for a range of clients and intended audiences, while meeting the demands of the regulatory environment. Over the past two decades, TMHC has grown to become one of the largest privately-owned heritage consulting firms in Ontario and is today the largest predominately woman-owned Cultural Resource Management (CRM) business in Canada.

Company Description:

TMHC embraces the respectful conservation of Ontario's cultural heritage, working in partnership with municipalities, public and private organizations, Indigenous and descendent communities and other stakeholders, scholars and the general public. Through public outreach and the responsible recovery of remnants of the past, it is our goal to foster pride in our shared multi-cultural past and preserve its stories for future generations within the process of building for our future.

TMCH Values Diversity

TMHC invites applications from all qualified individuals. TMHC is committed to employment equity and diversity in the workplace and welcomes applications from women, members of racialized groups/visible minorities, Indigenous persons, persons with disabilities, persons of any sexual orientation, and persons of any gender identity or gender expression. Accommodations are available for applicants with disabilities throughout the recruitment process. If you require accommodations for interviews or other meetings, please contact Human Resources at or by phone (519-641-7222).