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AnthroJobs

A weekly posting of professional jobs open to anthropologists.

AnthroJobs 4 August 2017

Lots of fun and interesting positions are online this week for working anthropologists, with most at the BA level.

Want to work for the Mother Ship? AAA HQ in Arlington, VA, is looking for a marketing/sales coordinator. This would be an ideal job for a new anthro BA with sales experience, and an interest in business and the nonprofit world. A successful candidate will also have a lot of hustle.

How about some other parts of the country? In Salt Lake City, Zions Bancorporation is looking for a customer experience associate improvement analyst for retail banking products and channels. A… Continue reading

AnthroJob of the Week, 29 July 2017

The Alliance for California Traditional Arts (ACTA)  is seeking a Program Manager to coordinate ACTA’s “Arts in Corrections Program” (AIC) in Southern California correctional facilities. This position will be based at ACTA’s Los Angeles office. A BA in anthropology or related field is required, and an advanced degree is preferred. Prior experience in working with at risk populations, preferable in a correctional
setting, is also desired. A Program Coordinator position is also open with the same program.

Sure looks like a great opportunity to apply some anthropology!

 

AnthroJobs of the Week, 21 July 2017

What can you do with your BA in anthropology? JAMS Management Services, Inc., a small firm located in Portage, MI, is searching for a Technical Services Coordinator to work with a specific client, the InterNational Electrical Testing Association (NETA).

Qualifications include an Associates or Bachelor’s degree, strong communication and organizational skills, and proficient in Microsoft Excel, Word, and PowerPoint. Some travel is required.

A much more specific MA-level position is offered by The Nature Conservancy (suburban Washington DC), which seeks a Bridge Collaborative Design Lead. Qualifications include:

  • Master’s degree in a relevant field (e.g., human-centered design, anthropology, industrial… Continue reading

AnthroJob of the Week, 15 July 2017

Catholic Relief Services has an opening for a Youth Technical Advisor. This is an MA-level or higher, requires French, Spanish or Arabic along with English, and is based in Baltimore.  Other requirements include a minimum of 5 years’ experience in youth development, at least one year of which should be overseas, and familiarity with current research, technical frameworks, and on-the-ground implementation approaches in the youth development field.

Youth are the future, and anthropology should play a solid role in youth programming. And incidentally, Baltimore is a very cool city!

AnthroJobs of the Week, 8 July 2017

According to a survey conducted in 2009, many of our colleagues work in non-faculty administrative and research positions at institutions of higher learning. These are often BA-level positions that provide a range of useful professional experiences. Such a job is available at New York University, as the Department Administrator for the Anthropology Department.

If you happen to hold a Canadian work permit, the Canadian Red Cross is looking for an advisor for evaluations and monitoring.  This is an MA-level position with five years of relevant experience preferred. Ottawa is supposed to be lovely in summer.

AnthroJobs of the Week, 3 July 2017

We are a little late with this week’s post, but if you have attended an EPIC conference, this job will be familiar to you: Oculus, the company in Redmond, WA, that produces those virtual reality headset gizmos, is looking for a post-doctoral research scientist in digital anthropology.  This is a two-year, full time contract. Minimum qualifications include 2+ years experience with human social behaviors and developing behavioral frameworks, and 2+ years experience with qualitative research including ethnographic observation, in-depth interviews, contextual inquiry, and other related methods. There are other relevant qualifications required and desired, but it should be another… Continue reading

AnthroJobs of the Week, 17 June 2017

You don’t often find the word “anthropology” in job listings, but here is one: The Family, Gender and Life Course (FGL) department of the Pan American Health Organization is seeking a Medical Anthropology Advisor, to be based in Washington, D.C. PhD preferred, with nine years of related experience (research evaluation, program management, gender, etc.) required.  English and/or Spanish, with French and/or Portuguese a plus. 

Across the pond is another health and anthropology-focused position at Oxfam UK. The organization is looking for a number of Public Health Promoter – Humanitarian Support Professionals . This seems to be a graduate-level position,… Continue reading

AnthroJobs of the Week, 9 June 2017

Feel like working in the Windy City? It usually ranks as one of the top five food cities in the US, but we digress. Chicago-based Insight Consulting Group is looking for a senior qualitative analyst.  This is a BA or MA level position, depending upon years of relevant experience. This is a market research position looking at online “communities of interest.”

Want to stay in about the same time zone as Chicago but maybe switch your seasons around? Do you know Spanish, spuds, gender issues and M&E? Then you’d be a good match for a position at the International… Continue reading

AnthroJobs of the Week, 4 June 2017

One aspect of the future of anthropological practice is reflected in a posting for a contract-status Human Factors Researcher in Mountain View, CA.  Human factors research looks at how consumer products fit with the lifestyles of users by being “intuitive, purposeful and comfortable to use,” in the words of the posting. The research is used to affect design decisions and strategic planning related to how “users understand, wear, store, share, integrate the most indispensable objects in their life.” Among the many required qualifications are three years of applied research experience, statistical knowledge, and an understanding of methods.  The posting is… Continue reading

AnthroJobs of the Week, 26 May 2017

India should be a fascinating place to be for the next several years as economic development leads to cultural shifts. If you speak English and Hindi, a couple of positions are open with the “Going to School” project.  See their website at http://www.goingtoschool.com/jobs/.  One job for which anthropologists are sought is a project lead for a story writing effort for school children. This involves travel from Delhi to Bihar, one of India’s poorest states.  The other is a similar position as a storyteller/writer.  

Closer to home, the State of Texas has posted an intriguing position in Austin as a Mitigation… Continue reading