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The Institute for Community Health is searching for a Research Associate in Malden, MA. ICH works in five service areas, program evaluation, needs assessment and surveillance, research, strategic planning, and training and TA in order to improve community health. ICH works both locally and nationally in communities with ethnically, economically, and culturally diverse populations. ICH has a strong tradition of collaborating with city agencies, community organizations, and academic institutions. The Research Associate is responsible for carrying out the day-to-day activities of projects under supervision of a team’s Project Manager, including: coordinate project and community partner meetings; develop IRB applications… Continue reading
Just the other day I was discussing with a senior faculty at NC State about resilience. As I got home and sat at my desk I thought I would throw “jobs” “anthropology” and “resilience” into a search engine to see what comes up. The first things that came up was a fellowship opportunity.
Enterprise is seeking an experienced creative practitioner with expertise in placemaking, artistic social practice, community development, cultural anthropology, participatory planning or public interest design to be a Cultural Resilience Fellow. The Fellow will build upon the pioneering creative placemaking, community sustainability and resilience efforts of partner communities… Continue reading
How are your GIS skills?
If you are confident and have experience with the software, consider this Information Management Project Manager with Medair in Lebanon. You will develop, lead, monitor and evaluate the GIS Mapping project. This involves managing and reporting on the projects in line with the objectives, timeframe and budget with a focus on technology development, training and coordination outside Medair. Medair’s mapping work started in October 2012 to support the initial work distribution being done in Informal Settlements. This data was used to support Inter-Agency coordination, and as such Medair were asked to expand their… Continue reading
Are you an anthropology graduate with at least 2 years work experience in conceptualizing, developing, implementing and managing projects and programs, preferably in the area of cultural and heritage preservation?
The Ramon Aboitiz Foundation is looking for a Senior Program Manager for Culture and Heritage. If you have experience in organizing and facilitating initiatives or activities that promote public awareness, appreciation and participation and excellent communication, leadership and people management skills, click here to apply for the position. The job is based in The Philippines.
If you are not in the Philippines, not planning to… Continue reading
Do you need some good news?
ICR – The Institute for Community Research is hiring!
• MA/MS/MPH in epidemiology, public health, bio-statistics, sociology, anthropology, geography, psychology, education, or other quantitative social or behavioral science.
• Minimum of 3 years of solid experience in managing or analyzing data… Continue reading
Fresh from EASA Applied Anthropology Network: Durham is calling – “Having an Anthropology degree doesn’t imply you have to abide by an academic career. Why not discover career alternatives over FREE lunch?” Convenor of AAN Dan Podjed will take part in the event and speak about opportunities in Europe.
How are your NVivo skills? American Institutes for Research (AIR) is seeking a Qualitative Researcher to join their International Research and Evaluation group in Washington, D.C. The position offers an opportunity to gain first-hand qualitative data analysis and research experience on exciting evaluations of development programs. You will lead… Continue reading
In the meanwhile, FHI360 is seeking a Program Assistant to support the International Visitor Leadership Program (IVLP), and other exchanges. Launched in 1940 by the U.S. Department of State, IVLP seeks to build mutual understanding between the United States and other nations through carefully designed professional visits to the United States for emerging foreign leaders in government, politics, the media, education, the arts, business and other… Continue reading
Networking: this is the magic word.
I am sure we all heard it. Yet we still apply for jobs the ‘regular’ way. I do both. Do you know what else I do? I cold-call (‘cold-email’ actually) people who work in my field of interest and I ask for informational interviews. It works with some people, others are just too busy. But if you can sip a coffee or talk over lunch with a person who has the final decision on who gets hired, go for it! You might want to read this article too.
If you have some… Continue reading
I mentioned Intel’s in-house anthropologist before, but here’s another interview with Dr. Genevieve Bell. Worth a read, especially if you ever wondered how our set of skills fits in technology development.
Remember that although some jobs, sometimes, might not have “anthropologist” in the title, it is the job description that you need to read carefully to be able to decide if you have the skills for doing that job.
Google is looking for a User Experience (UX) Researcher to answer the most challenging questions in design. In this role, you will reveal what their users need from their… Continue reading
I enjoyed reading Laura Haapio-Kirk’s blog post this week about why public anthropology is urgently needed, although still undervalued. You might also like this NBC News story on Prof. Michaela Howells’ take on Zika and cultural factors.
Let’s keep advocating.
As I was looking for job opportunities this week, I found out that The American Civil Liberties Union of Florida is looking for a Regional Organizer. The position will be based in the ACLU of Florida’s Main office in Miami, and is responsible for organizing civil liberties activities across the southern part of the Florida. … Continue reading