A weekly posting of professional jobs open to anthropologists.
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Are you an anthropology graduate with at least 2 years work experience in conceptualizing, developing, implementing and managing projects and programs, preferably in the area of cultural and heritage preservation?
The Ramon Aboitiz Foundation is looking for a Senior Program Manager for Culture and Heritage. If you have experience in organizing and facilitating initiatives or activities that promote public awareness, appreciation and participation and excellent communication, leadership and people management skills, click here to apply for the position. The job is based in The Philippines.
If you are not in the Philippines, not planning to… Continue reading
Do you need some good news?
ICR – The Institute for Community Research is hiring!
• MA/MS/MPH in epidemiology, public health, bio-statistics, sociology, anthropology, geography, psychology, education, or other quantitative social or behavioral science.
• Minimum of 3 years of solid experience in managing or analyzing data… Continue reading
Fresh from EASA Applied Anthropology Network: Durham is calling – “Having an Anthropology degree doesn’t imply you have to abide by an academic career. Why not discover career alternatives over FREE lunch?” Convenor of AAN Dan Podjed will take part in the event and speak about opportunities in Europe.
How are your NVivo skills? American Institutes for Research (AIR) is seeking a Qualitative Researcher to join their International Research and Evaluation group in Washington, D.C. The position offers an opportunity to gain first-hand qualitative data analysis and research experience on exciting evaluations of development programs. You will lead… Continue reading
In the meanwhile, FHI360 is seeking a Program Assistant to support the International Visitor Leadership Program (IVLP), and other exchanges. Launched in 1940 by the U.S. Department of State, IVLP seeks to build mutual understanding between the United States and other nations through carefully designed professional visits to the United States for emerging foreign leaders in government, politics, the media, education, the arts, business and other… Continue reading
Networking: this is the magic word.
I am sure we all heard it. Yet we still apply for jobs the ‘regular’ way. I do both. Do you know what else I do? I cold-call (‘cold-email’ actually) people who work in my field of interest and I ask for informational interviews. It works with some people, others are just too busy. But if you can sip a coffee or talk over lunch with a person who has the final decision on who gets hired, go for it! You might want to read this article too.
If you have some… Continue reading
I mentioned Intel’s in-house anthropologist before, but here’s another interview with Dr. Genevieve Bell. Worth a read, especially if you ever wondered how our set of skills fits in technology development.
Remember that although some jobs, sometimes, might not have “anthropologist” in the title, it is the job description that you need to read carefully to be able to decide if you have the skills for doing that job.
Google is looking for a User Experience (UX) Researcher to answer the most challenging questions in design. In this role, you will reveal what their users need from their… Continue reading
I enjoyed reading Laura Haapio-Kirk’s blog post this week about why public anthropology is urgently needed, although still undervalued. You might also like this NBC News story on Prof. Michaela Howells’ take on Zika and cultural factors.
Let’s keep advocating.
As I was looking for job opportunities this week, I found out that The American Civil Liberties Union of Florida is looking for a Regional Organizer. The position will be based in the ACLU of Florida’s Main office in Miami, and is responsible for organizing civil liberties activities across the southern part of the Florida. … Continue reading
I absolutely loved my cultural heritage and cultural resources management classes. Our professor here at NC State, anthropologist Dr. Alicia McGill went above and beyond to get us to network with practitioners in the area of cultural and natural heritage preservation.
Speaking of which, the National Park Service is looking for a Cultural Anthropologist to work at Yosemite. If you have a bachelor’s degree in anthropology, just read the description of the duties: “Collecting field data contributing to the basic cultural and ethnographic resources inventory of a park program. Duties include identifying species, cultural objects or sites, measures abundance or… Continue reading
I was just passing by two people talking on an university corridor this week when I heard one of them telling the other how a friend wanted to get a graduate degree in anthropology but “luckily” she made her change her mind, because “what would she do with a degree in anthropology?” (Is it just me or is this getting old?)
Oh well, as an applied anthropologist you could work with the THREE group in Saratoga Springs, NY, for example. THREE is an independent insights company, their work helps category leading global client partners understand their audiences… Continue reading
As I search for my next job and interview with a variety of HR professionals from different industries, I secretly wish that they all took at least a couple of anthropology classes while they were getting the degrees that prepared them for this position. I expect companies to choose their HR staff wisely as a means to guarantee talent acquisition at the highest level, for any project they might have.
Speaking of which, this week I have a Corporate Recruiter position with ROI Revolution in Raleigh NC, that requires 1 year of recruiting experience and a bachelor’s… Continue reading