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AnthroJobs

A weekly posting of professional jobs open to anthropologists.

AnthroJobs of the Week, 8 December 2017

An interesting opportunity came across the radar this week, worth having a look for the right candidate.

Crea Comunidades de Emprendedores Sociales, A.C. is a Mexican non-profit founded in 2008 that develops and implements unique and customized programs to empower and strengthen women entrepreneurs and businesswomen from socially and economically marginalized areas in Mexico. The group is looking for a Project Manager  in their Department of Program Evaluation. The Project Manager supports the Evaluation Director in her various responsibilities, mainly in the coordination of the follow up evaluation of social programs, fieldwork and distribution of reports to strategic partners.

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AnthroJob of the Week, 2 December 2017

For those of you missing all the career and job discussions at the AAA meeting going on these past few days, here is a position on the opposite coast from DC:

The Pacific Northwest National Laboratory, operated by Battelle in Richland, WA, is looking for a Cultural Resources Scientist to manage its Cultural Resources Management Program for projects conducted for implementation and compliance to various federal acts (NAGRPA, etc.).

While a BA/BS and two years experience is acceptable, preferred qualifications include:
• MS/MA in anthropology or archaeology, or cultural resources, and 3 years of experience.
• Registered Professional Archeologist certification.
•… Continue reading

AnthroJobs of the Week, 25 November 2017

Normally, we post a job or two here that call specifically for an anthropology degree and related experience. Today we are going with another strategy, which will be noting a resource of interest to those considering international development jobs. The Devex website (www.devex.com) lists all kinds of jobs in the field, across the globe. These are not just for those with anthropology backgrounds, but there are plenty of positions to sift through. 

For example, if you are interested in working for USAID or a USAID contractor, you can review this list, which features over 40 positions internationally.… Continue reading

AnthroJob of the Week, 17 November 2017

OK, if this job doesn’t appeal to you, you might not be an anthropologist after all…

The Andes Amazon Fund (AAF), created as a multi-donor grant-making initiative to support the conservation of the Andes-Amazon region, is looking for a Program Officer to be based out of Washington, DC.  Requirements include a Master’s degree or higher in anthropology (or related field), at least 4 years of relevant work experience, and fluency in Spanish, with strong speaking, writing, and editing skills in both English and Spanish.

The position will require some travel to South America. Send us a post card when you get there.

AnthroJob of the Week, 10 November 2017

So, how about a job with the other AAA, the one dealing with automobiles? The AAA of northern California (office in Oakland) is looking for a Qualitative User Experience Researcher. The position calls for lots of quantitative and lots and lots of detailed computer skills, as well as 6 years of marketing and other relevant experience, but a BA in anthro is OK (MA preferred; it’s noted at the bottom of the posting).  Oh, they would also prefer someone who is bilingual. Somewhere along in the posting, they also mention a preference for qualitative skills.

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AnthroJob of the Week, 3 November, 2017

Here is a splendid opportunity for an MA/MS anthropologist with Federal experience, but you will need to act quickly. A Cultural Resources Program Support Specialist position is being offered by the Center for Environmental Management of Military Lands (CEMML) out of Colorado State U. The full-time position will be based at McGuire Air Force Base, near Trenton, New Jersey, and will serve several military installations in the region. 

Among several other qualifications, applicants need:

  • An MS/MA in historic preservation, architectural history, public history, archaeology, anthropology, or related field
  • Knowledge and at least 5 years of experience with historic preservation, planning, and… Continue reading

AnthroJob of the Week, 21 October 2017

Yes Virginia, there are jobs out there for anthropologists. Here is another posting looking specifically for a Qualitative Analyst. ILLUME Advising is looking for an MA or PhD with  5 years of interdisciplinary research experience, with a focus on qualitative and human-centered techniques and demonstrated experience in qualitative research methods including interviewing, ethnographic research, surveys, group interviews, and usability testing, among other qualifications. 

They would also accept applicants with backgrounds in sociology, political science, environmental science, psychology, or policy, but this really is something that an anthropologist should be doing.

The available locations are Washington, DC, Madison, WI, or Tucson, AZ. 

 

AnthroJobs of the Week, 20 October 2017

Here is one of those entry-level jobs that don’t come around every day: The Field Museum in Chicago has a full-time but short term opening (Nov. 2017 to May 2018)  for a Collections Assistant in Anthropology. Yes, it actually says “anthropology” in the job title. The assistant will help move collections from one storage area to another, but it’s a great chance to get on board with an excellent institution. An anthro or museum BA is required, as is some experience with collections. There will also be lots of boxes and packing, and toting of barges and lifting of… Continue reading

AnthroJobs of the Week, 7 October 2017

The Institute for Defense Analyses (IDA) in Alexandria, VA, is seeking a PhD-level social or behavioral scientist with a background in qualitative methods. Both early and mid-career applicants are welcome. IDA is a federally funded research and development center supporting the US Department of Defense and other federal agencies that require rigorous and objective analysis of national security issues. IDA staff work with policy makers, so although Department of Defense experience is not required, it is helpful. The closing date is 27 October.

The AnthroJobs of the Week blog typically does not post academic jobs, but let’s be flexible. In support… Continue reading

AnthroJobs of the Week, 29 September 2017

Two jobs this week demonstrate the diverse potential of applying your anthropology degree and experience.

Like the outdoors?  ELOS Environmental, LLC, of  Hammond, LA, is looking for an Underwater Archaeologist. A graduate degree in archaeology or anthropology is required, as is at least a year of relevant experience. Primary responsibilities are to acquire, analyze, and evaluate underwater archaeological survey data to be included in reports to the State Historic Preservation Officer.

Like the indoors? On a different end of the employment spectrum, a new startup, Trade By Gina Lamorte, based in Montclair, NJ, is looking for a social media specialist for… Continue reading