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AnthroJob of the Week, 1 September 2017 and hiatus

The American Institutes for Research (AIR) International Research and Evaluation group is looking for an Office Director and Researcher for their Lusaka, Zambia, office to help manage operations and provide monitoring and evaluation support to projects. Among the qualifications required include a Master’s Degree in anthropology (or related field),  a minimum of three years of work experience on international development projects in developing countries, evaluation experience, and qualitative or statistical software packages.

AnthroJobs on Hiatus: AnthroJobs will be taking a break for a couple of weeks, so look for new postings around September 22. If you find a job listing, post it in the… Continue reading

New Business Anthropology website

A new website, arriving in part as an element of the Business Anthropology Matters! initiative planned for the 2017 annual AAA meeting, is now online. Go to https://www.businessanthro.com/ to learn about the initiative and to connect to the initiative’s social media. And look for additional messaging via NAPA’s social media!

AnthroJobs of the Week, 25 August 2017

It’s not often you see a Fortune 500 company calling specifically for an MS in Applied Anthropology, but here is a job posting at Owens Corning that does just that: they are looking for a Product Research Scientist for their Granville, OH offices. The main objective is to provide research to guide the development of insulation products. Along with the aforementioned MS, qualifications include 3-5 years of qualitative research experience, freedom to travel (35%), industrial design experience, and R&D management experience. 

Or how about the Federal sector? The Federal Aviation Administration seeks a Foreign Affairs Specialist, to be based… Continue reading

AnthroJob of the Week 18 August 2017

Abt Associates seeks a Qualitative Specialist for a USAID bid for evaluation work in Uganda. Minimum MA (PhD preferred), and requires at least 5 yrs qualitative research and analysis experience, and experience working with orphans & vulnerable children (OVC). This is a 5-year, part-time position. 

For something closer to home, the US Army is looking for an Archaeologist to work at Ft. McCoy , Wisconsin. Being a federal job, the criteria are rather complex, so just look through to see if it’s a good fit for you. Suffice it to say minimum requirements are a bachelors in Archaeology.  Duties focus… Continue reading

NAPA Student Award Deadline extended to Aug. 15

The deadline for the 2017 NAPA Student Achievement Award has been extended until August 15, 2017.

Up to three cash prizes may be awarded:

  • $500, 1st Place
  • $300, 1st Runner Up
  • $200, 2nd Runner Up

Applications will be accepted from current students or within 2 years after graduation. Students must have been enrolled in a graduate or undergraduate degree program at the time they conducted their work, although the paper may be edited or written after graduation. 

Successful applicants will have read through and followed the award criteria closely. Papers must be submitted via email by the deadline to the NAPA… Continue reading

AnthroJobs of the Week, 4 August 2017

Lots of fun and interesting positions are online this week for working anthropologists, with most at the BA level.

Want to work for the Mother Ship? AAA HQ in Arlington, VA, is looking for a marketing/sales coordinator. This would be an ideal job for a new anthro BA with sales experience, and an interest in business and the nonprofit world. A successful candidate will also have a lot of hustle.

How about some other parts of the country? In Salt Lake City, Zions Bancorporation is looking for a customer experience associate improvement analyst for retail banking products and channels. A… Continue reading

AnthroJob of the Week, 29 July 2017

The Alliance for California Traditional Arts (ACTA)  is seeking a Program Manager to coordinate ACTA’s “Arts in Corrections Program” (AIC) in Southern California correctional facilities. This position will be based at ACTA’s Los Angeles office. A BA in anthropology or related field is required, and an advanced degree is preferred. Prior experience in working with at risk populations, preferable in a correctional
setting, is also desired. A Program Coordinator position is also open with the same program.

Sure looks like a great opportunity to apply some anthropology!

 

AnthroJobs of the Week, 21 July 2017

What can you do with your BA in anthropology? JAMS Management Services, Inc., a small firm located in Portage, MI, is searching for a Technical Services Coordinator to work with a specific client, the InterNational Electrical Testing Association (NETA).

Qualifications include an Associates or Bachelor’s degree, strong communication and organizational skills, and proficient in Microsoft Excel, Word, and PowerPoint. Some travel is required.

A much more specific MA-level position is offered by The Nature Conservancy (suburban Washington DC), which seeks a Bridge Collaborative Design Lead. Qualifications include:

  • Master’s degree in a relevant field (e.g., human-centered design, anthropology, industrial… Continue reading

AnthroJob of the Week, 15 July 2017

Catholic Relief Services has an opening for a Youth Technical Advisor. This is an MA-level or higher, requires French, Spanish or Arabic along with English, and is based in Baltimore.  Other requirements include a minimum of 5 years’ experience in youth development, at least one year of which should be overseas, and familiarity with current research, technical frameworks, and on-the-ground implementation approaches in the youth development field.

Youth are the future, and anthropology should play a solid role in youth programming. And incidentally, Baltimore is a very cool city!

Latest NAPA column in Anthropology News: Violent Gazes

The most recent NAPA column in the section news of the Anthropology Newsletter, “Violent Gazes,” written by Leniqueca Welcome, is now online. This piece covers issues of violence in Trinidad and Tobago, which is ranked as one of planet’s most homicidal countries. Read through and be sure to provide your own thoughts and comments.

http://www.anthropology-news.org/index.php/2017/07/10/violent-gazes/

Violent Gazes