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Anthro Job of the Week 17 April 2018

The Institute for Community Health (ICH) is hiring a Research Associate. ICH is a nonprofit consulting organization that specializes in participatory evaluation, applied research, and strategic planning. The position is based in Malden, Massachusetts. The Research Associate is an entry level position which prefers a bachelor or masters in Anthropology.

Key Tasks include:

  • Coordinate project and community partner meetings, including scheduling meetings, developing agendas, compiling resources and completing minutes
  • Develop strong working relationships with managers, staff and community partners
  • Develop IRB applications and maintain IRB documentation
  • Support development of project strategy, logic models and evaluation plans… Continue reading

AnthroJob of the Week, 10 April 2018

The City of Riverside is accepting applications for the position of CURATOR OF HISTORIC STRUCTURES* to fill one (1) vacancy in the RIVERSIDE METROPOLITAN MUSEUM


Recruitment Guidelines:

Education: Equivalent to a Master’s Degree from an accredited college or university with major work in museology, history, art history, anthropology, archaeology, or a closely related field of specialization. Three years’ experience in the field and the interest to pursue graduate studies may substitute for the partial fulfillment of the Master’s Degree requirement.

Experience: One year of experience in the collection, preservation, interpretation, presentation… Continue reading

Anthro Jobs of the Week 20, March 2018

Operation Smile based in Virginia Beach, Virginia is looking for 5-7 Program Coordinators. This position seems like a great opportunity for anyone interested in medical anthropology and public health looking to gain valuable entry level experience working on international programs.

Operation Smile has provided thousands of safe surgeries for those with cleft lip, cleft palate and other facial deformities in over 80 countries around the world.

This position requires travel 50% of the time. The Program Coordinator is responsible for logistics involved with planning, executing and wrapping up medical and education programs.The experience required is a bachelors degree in Anthropology… Continue reading

AnthroJobs of the Week, 13 March 2018

This week, I would like to share several job openings from The Field Museum in Chicago, Illinois. These opportunities are open to individuals with a B.A. and/or M.A. in anthropology. Please refer to each job posting for the specifics on degree qualifications.

The Field Museum plans to open a new permanent exhibition on Native North America. It will directly incorporate the voices of Native Americans through collaboration and will highlight the cultural and historical experiences of diverse communities of Native Americans. By providing a broader socio-historical context, the exhibition will illustrate diverse cultural traditions, practices, and histories… Continue reading

Why study anthropology?

How do you answer prospective students, and/or their parents, when they ask the rationale for studying anthropology, and applied anthropology in particular?

NAPA is compiling the top 5 reasons to relate to students, and the top 5 reasons to discuss with parents, about why anthropology is a great discipline. These will go beyond the general “anthropology is very interesting and important!” to more specific and topical reasons, to both compel students and assure parents.  So please think about it and send us your suggestions! These can related to either, or both, graduate and undergraduate levels.

The most compelling reasons… Continue reading

HRAF 12 month funded internship. April 1 deadline.

The Human Relations Area Files (HRAF) at Yale University is pleased to announce a competitive one-year cross-cultural research internship in Melvin Ember’s name. The selected intern will learn about cross-cultural research through hands-on experience at the historical HRAF building on the Yale University campus.

The internship will reimburse expenses (living, meals, and miscellaneous expenses) in the amount of $400 per week for approximately 50 weeks beginning late June or early July of 2018, based on a 37.5 hour week.  Travel costs up to $800 will also be reimbursed for a move to and from New Haven.

To apply,… Continue reading

AnthroJob of the Week, 27 February 2018

The State of Michigan’s Natural Resources Department has a job opening for a permanent full time Historian 9-P11- Processing Archivist in Lansing, Michigan. This position requires a Masters degree in Anthropology with experience in an archival and/or library setting. The salary ranges between $1,675.20 – $2,399.20 biweekly. Click here to view the entire job specification.

Application deadline: 3/27/2018 at 11:59 PM Eastern.

As always, best of luck on your job search!

Anthro Job of the Week 20, February 2018

If you are interested in working at a non-profit with a focus on human rights and social justice, here is an opportunity for you. The Foundation for a Just Society, based in New York is seeking a Program Associate-Central America and US Southwest. The Program Associate will work with grantee partners providing language, cultural, and regional support. The role will focus on grants and proposals. The candidate must maintain current knowledge of gender justice, women’s rights and LGBTQI rights through site visits and research. A bachelor’s degree in anthropology is desired as well as three year’s experience in program roles… Continue reading

AnthroJob of the Week, 13 February 2018

Are you passionate about helping others and making a positive impact on people’s lives? Have you considered applying your Bachelor’s degree in Anthropology in the Social Work field? Do you live in Mariposa County, California? If this resonates with you, please consider applying for this full-time position.

Mariposa County Department of Human Services is seeking enthusiastic applicants to fill its Social Worker I positions. Working under close supervision, Social Worker I performs basic social services casework; identifies client needs for more intensive casework services and provides referrals; carries a caseload of moderately difficult cases; manages a caseload of increasingly… Continue reading

AnthroJobs of the Week, February 6, 2018

This week for AnthroJobs I am highlighting the position I currently work in. If you are an Anthropology Undergraduate or Graduate student in the DC area, this is a great opportunity to break into the International Development field. There are currently two paid intern positions open at CARE USA in the Competitive Bids Unit.

The Competitive Bids Unit organizes USAID proposals and works with all teams and Country Offices all over the world. I have loved working with the Competitive Bids Unit and have gained valuable insight into the international development world. Business Development is great start to the International… Continue reading