This position is located in the Department of Anthropology, National Museum of Natural History (NMNH). The purpose of this position is to perform scientific research and professional curation in Anthropology in the general field of physical anthropology and human skeletal biology.
Salary range: $74,872 – $79,864 a year
- Initiates and maintains an innovative scholarly and scientific research program in physical anthropology, with an emphasis on human skeletal biology, including study of skeletal remains in archeological contexts, paleoanthropology, morphology, evolution, and/or other areas pertinent to developing and investigating museum skeletal collections.
- Develops and personally participates in research, including fieldwork, as… Continue reading
Since 1981, the Washington Association of Professional Anthropologists (WAPA) biennial Praxis Award has recognized outstanding achievement in translating anthropological knowledge into action as reflected in a single project or specific, long-term endeavor. Ideal candidates are anthropologists, particularly those working outside of academia, who can demonstrate the value of anthropological theory and methods in work that impacts the public good. This is not a career or lifetime achievement award, but one that recognizes the value of applying anthropology to everyday problems and issues.
Award recipients receive a $1000 stipend and will be recognized at the National Association for the… Continue reading
The National Park Service, in partnership with the National Council for Preservation Education, is announcing their historic preservation internships for summer 2013. The program is designed to allow students in historic preservation programs and allied disciplines to gain an awareness of National Park Service cultural resource management activities and to provide an opportunity to work alongside professionals in the field of historic preservation. A variety of positions in preservation and related fields are being offered at the National Park Service and partnering agencies.
You can find information about the summer positions on the National Park Service web site at … Continue reading
The California Series in Public Anthropology is continuing its International Competition in 2013. It seeks proposals for short books oriented toward undergraduates that focus on how social scientists are facilitating social change. We are looking for accessible, grounded accounts that present compelling stories, stories that inspire others.
The proposals should describe a book that will be relatively short – between 100-150 pages – with a personal touch that captures the lives of people. The core of the book should involve stories of one or more social scientists as change agents, as making a difference in the world.
The University of… Continue reading
The King’s Russia Institute is now officially open for business, accepting applications for its MSc in Russian Politics & Society and its PhD in Russian & Eurasian Studies. Interested students can learn more at the links below.
About the Institute: www.kcl.ac.uk/russiainstitute
To apply to the MSc program: www.kcl.ac.uk/prospectus/graduate/russian-politics-and-society
To apply to the PhD program: www.kcl.ac.uk/prospectus/research/russian-eurasian-studies
Join me in planning the Evaluation Anthropology Interest Group Session at the AAA 2013 Chicago meetings. For the second year, the NAPA Evaluation Anthropology Interest Group would like to submit a session on Topics in Evaluation Anthropology for the AAA meetings in Chicago. The purpose of this series is to support discussion of the theoretical and methodological issues that we encounter as anthropologists conducting evaluations of programs, processes, projects and products. We would like to showcase the technical basis of evaluation anthropology. A 2012 session on preserving confidentiality in ethnographic evaluations generated a lot… Continue reading
NAPA members are invited to provide suggestions or self-nominations for the following NAPA Governing Council (GC) positions:
- Member at Large (2 positions)
- Student Representative
Being a part of NAPA leadership is a great way to serve the discipline, build or enhance your network, and make your voice heard. The deadline is fast approaching, however; please provide your suggestions to NAPA President Leni Bohren at email@example.com or John Massad (President-elect) at firstname.lastname@example.org by Friday, January 25th.
Action Anthropology and Sol Tax in 2012: The Final Word?
Edited by Darby C. Stapp
Available at Amazon.com 264 pages
eBook: $3.99 16 illustrations Printed copy: $10.99 8 vignettes
Action Anthropology and Sol Tax are both important chapters in the development of contemporary anthropology and applied social science. Although unknown or forgotten by most, both continue to be revered and applied by a group of intellectual descendants who will not let die either the man or the approach to helping communities. In 2010 and 2011, former students, colleagues, the two Tax daughters—both academic professionals—and… Continue reading
IMSG has an opening for a senior social scientist to work with
NOAA Office of Program Planning and Integration.
This is a position with a contractor providing support to NOAA.
The person hired for this position will be working in a NOAA office with
NOAA personnel, but be hired by the contractor, IMSG. It is a Silver Spring (DC Metro area) position.
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