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NIH Internships: Sept 30 deadline

Department: Department Of Health And Human Services
Agency: National Institutes of Health
Duty Locations: Many vacancies – Multiple Locations
Salary: $22,115.00 to $67,114.00 / Per Year
Series and Grade: GS-0099;0100-01/09
Open Period: Monday, August 20, 2012 to Sunday, September 30, 2012
Position Information: Internships – Multiple Schedules
Who May Be Considered: Student/Internship Program Eligibles

Go to: https://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/321786800

“Collaborative Anthropologies” seeks editor

Collaborative Anthropologies, a journal published annually by the University of Nebraska Press meant to engage the growing and ever-widening discussion of collaborative research and practice in anthropology and in closely related fields, is seeking a new editor or editors.

WHO: Individuals or teams with interest and involvement in developing collaborative forms of research may apply.

WHAT: The new editor or editors will have the opportunity to select associate editors for the new editorship and facilitate the growth of an exciting and developing area of anthropological work.

WHEN: The new editor or editors will take over editorship for volume 7 (2014)… Continue reading

2013-2014 International Fellowships for U.S. Scholars and Professionals

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

Special AAA Election

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, National Park Service

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

Information: http://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/323778100

AAA Seeks Fellow to Lead Academic and Practicing Relations Program

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 please take AAA publications survey

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

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

E. European Studies Jr Scholars’ Training

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