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AnthroJobs: Jobs of the week – February 3, 2017

Do you need some good news?

ICR – The Institute for Community Research is hiring!

The Institute for Community Research (ICR) has an opening to begin in March 2017 for a full-time Research Data Manager/Analyst. The Research Data Manager/Analyst will work with multidisciplinary research teams on multiple NIH funded research studies to create, manage, and prepare datasets for analysis and assist with conducting preliminary and descriptive analyses.

Qualifications:
• 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

AnthroJobs: Jobs of the week – January 20, 2017

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

AnthroJobs: Jobs of the week – November 4, 2016

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

AnthroJobs: Jobs of the week – September 16, 2016

Defending our discipline took a whole new level this week when I found this video from Rockford Career College. It troubled me to see a school marketing its educational offer by mocking anthropology. Well, I thought to myself, if you need to belittle anthropology to promote your degrees, than your students will not have much to offer to the world in terms of understanding and working with other, diverse human beings. So I told them just that. I also gave them a short list of anthropologists whose work I suggested they read and offered to provide… Continue reading

AnthroJobs: Jobs of the week – September 2, 2016

Illinois or Guatemala? This week’s job listings ask you to take out your research toolkit.

The Illinois Children’s Healthcare Foundation is looking for a Program Officer for Evaluation (“POE”) to assist in the development of the system for evaluation across all areas of the Foundation, including proposals, funded programs and the impact of the Foundation as a whole. You will engage in formal and/or informal research on specified topics. More details about the position, here.

This weeks’s international listing is with MSI – Management Systems International in Guatemala. MSI is currently seeking applications from qualified… Continue reading

AnthroJobs: Jobs of the week – August 5, 2016

“Humans are weird, wonderful, and irrational. How do we help them to change their at-work behavior in ways that will make them feel smarter and more productive?” (Microsoft Careers Page)

Have an anthropologist help you with that, of course!

I was searching for user experience jobs where our anthropological research skills could be put to good use and I came across the quote above, an intro for a Senior Design Researcher position with Microsoft. I had to share it with you. The position is based in San Francisco, CA and it requires at least five years of experience.… Continue reading