Individual Advanced Research Opportunities Program (IARO)
Short Term Travel Grants Program (STG)
IREX is pleased to announce that applications are now being accepted for the 2013-2014 Individual Advanced Research Opportunities Program and Short Term Travel Grants Program. These innovative and flexible programs offerU.S.scholars and professionals the opportunity to conduct policy-relevant research in Eastern Europe andEurasia. Researchers are able to increase their understanding of current regional issues, develop and sustain international networks, and directly contribute to the formation of U.S.public policy by conducting research on topics vital to the academic and policymaking communities. Fellowships provide international airfare, a living/housing… Continue reading
For those of you who are members of AAA, you have an opportunity to vote for a well-known applied anthropologist, Mary Odell Butler, for a position on the AAA Executive Board. This election ends September 6!
Many of you know Mary as the current Past-President of NAPA; she will cycle off this position at the November 2012 AAA meeting. She has also served in many NAPA and AAA positions in the past.
This AAA Executive Board position is one of two created a few years ago for representatives of AAA sections… the idea is to give sections a bigger voice… Continue reading
Vacancy announcement: supervisory anthropologist position in Cultural Resources in Washington, D.C. This position is the lead position, or the “Chief” of the newly
formed Tribal Relations and American Culture Division.
Job Title: Supervisory Anthropologist, GS-0190-14/15 (HRF 12-226)
Department: Department Of The Interior
Agency: National Park Service
Job Announcement Number: 12-226 (SR724077)
SALARY RANGE: $105,211.00 to $155,500.00 / Per Year
OPEN PERIOD: Friday, August 10, 2012 to Monday, September 10, 2012
The AAA is hiring!
The American Anthropological Association (AAA) is seeking to bring a post
doc anthropologist on staff to lead its academic and practicing relations
program. This is a two-year fellowship that will provide an opportunity for
an anthropologist to work with AAA leadership and staff to conduct research,
identify and develop new programs and services for members. Candidates
should have a PhD in anthropology. The fellow will work at the offices of
AAA located in the DC metropolitan area. Start date is fall 2012. Stipend is
$50,000 per year plus benefits.
For more information on this fellowship opportunity… Continue reading
NAPA members should weigh in on an important AAA survey regarding the long-term planning of AAA publications. The world of publishing is changing very rapidly and AAA is going to have to respond to the opportunities and challenges. The survey will ensure that recommendations to AAA about publications have the benefit of NAPA member input. You can also choose to be entered into a drawing to win one of two $50 Visa gift cards.
To participate, go to http://research.zarca.com/k/QsRXQTsQRSsRRTWRVSPRsP
Results of the survey will be shared with you via NAPA and directly from AAA.
General Graduate Student Internships
Full-time and Part-time Internships Available
Spring or Summer, Based in Washington, DC
Up to $18/per hour, depending on skills and experience
Child Trends is a nonprofit, nonpartisan research organization that studies children at all stages of development. Our mission is to improve outcomes for children by providing research, data, and analyses to the people and institutions whose decisions and actions affect children. Founded in 1979, Child Trends helps keep the nation focused on children and their needs by identifying emerging issues; evaluating important programs… Continue reading
Program Scholarship // Application Deadline: Apr 15, 2012
Deadline: The deadline for receipt of this year’s JSTS applications and supporting materials is April 15, 2012. Applicants will be notified approximately six weeks later.
Background Information: East European Studies of the Woodrow Wilson Center and the National Council for Eurasian and East European Research are soliciting applications for the twenty fourth annual training seminar for junior scholars in East European studies, to be held during August, 2012. All domestic transportation, accommodation and meal costs will be covered by the sponsors.
Eligibility: These scholarships are available to U.S. citizens. While Southeast Europe… Continue reading
DEADLINE EXTENDED: April 15, 2012
I would like to inform you that we have a few spaces left in our summer 2012 field school, the San Gemini Preservation Studies Program, now in its 14th year, which is dedicated to the preservation of cultural heritage and offers students the opportunity to study and travel in Italy. The courses offered are listed below:
Building Restoration* (May 20th thru Jun 16th, 2012)
Introduction to Art and Building Restoration in Italy
Surveying and Analyzing Historic Buildings
Restoration of Archaeological Ceramics and Pottery (May 20th thru Jun 16th, 2012)
Four week Intensive… Continue reading
*Anthropology News <http://www.anthropology-news.org/>* is seeking Op-Ed Columnists and Contributing Editors for its Opinion section [http://www.anthropology-news.org/index.php/category/opinion/] on www.anthropology-news.org. These volunteers will be an integral part of shaping *AN’s* online content and conversation on its website by developing columns that relate to anthropology in any of its myriad forms.****
Op-Ed Columnists and Contributing Editors will commit to one year of monthly op-ed essays to be published as part of *AN’s* exclusive online content. Columnists write their essays themselves, and Contributing Editors are responsible for managing their column that either they write themselves or edit a piece… Continue reading