AnthroJobs of the Week, 10 October 2021

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Hello Readers, we’re back! They have a couple of interesting positions at Purdue University and the National Park Service. Check them out!

Purdue University’s Anthropology Department is seeking a dynamic in-residence Assistant Professor of Practice to expand their signature Anthropologies of Tomorrow (AOT) departmental initiative ( They focus on teaching and learning about crucial issues facing our world, building capacity for addressing issues, and preparing students for professional careers. As a leading-edge Anthropology department with a public service mission, they feature an exciting interface between students, faculty, practitioners, and community partners.

This position offers the distinctive opportunity to be a change agent in imagining the field of Anthropology in a new way. They are interested in an individual with Applied/Practicing Anthropology experience and ideas for offering innovative training in emergent areas who can help us partner with numerous different work sectors and organizations. This position will build on collaborations across colleges in key areas of Applied/Practicing Anthropology, e.g., technology, design, innovation, business/organization, health, environment, public heritage and education.

To apply, visit Purdue University’s employment website:

The National Park Service (NPS) South Atlantic-Gulf Region seeks a motivated individual with an interest in applied cultural anthropology to support the region’s Cultural Anthropology Program. Primary duties include reviewing existing ethnographic reports; conducting supplementary research; and working closely with the regional cultural anthropologist, park staff, and traditionally associated groups as appropriate to verify ethnographic data before entering it in the Cultural Resources Inventory System (CRIS). Secondary duties include developing a prioritized list of ethnographic research needs for each NPS unit, establishing a list of qualified and interested researchers to conduct future ethnographic studies, and creating templates and guides to assist external partners in conducting ethnographic research that meets NPS standards.

Additional work could include supporting Cultural Anthropology Program projects and goals; attending consultation meetings with tribes and other traditionally associated groups; and updating tribal contacts and areas of interest. This internship covers 930 hours of work. Remote work is permitted, but the successful candidate will be required to travel to the regional office in Atlanta, GA to receive orientation and pick up equipment.

To apply, visit the posting on PreserveNet:

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