The Society for Applied Anthropology strives to find and create opportunities for students, scholars, and practioners to further enjoy and develop their work. Please click on the links on the side to find information on current jobs relevant to applied anthropologists, other organizations of interest, and universities that offer degrees oriented towards the applied social sciences.
Jul 29, 2021, 10:26 AM
The Department of Sociology and Anthropology, an academic unit within the College of Humanities and Public Affairs at Missouri State University in Springfield, MO, is accepting applications for Department Head, who will sustain and enhance the department’s established programs in Sociology and Anthropology.
Jul 16, 2021, 12:44 PM
The Department of Anthropology at Texas State University invites applications for a cultural anthropologist with an applied focus on contemporary Latinx studies. This is a tenure-track appointment, at the assistant professor level, and will begin Fall 2022.
Jun 24, 2021, 10:51 AM
A postdoctoral research opportunity in social science is available with US Forest Service (USFS), Pacific Northwest Research Station (PNW) in Seattle, Washington, or Portland or Corvallis, Oregon. This opportunity may start remotely due to the ongoing pandemic. The ORISE Participant will be engaged to facilitate the PNW Social Science engagement in research activities in support of potential agency workplace assessment efforts and potentially informing workplace improvement strategies. The research participant will assist social scientists in the Goods, Services, and Values Program to identify, develop, and execute studies related to organizational culture, structure, and function as well as workforce characteristics.
Jun 22, 2021, 1:31 PM
HGA is an award winning architectural, engineering and planning firm that is currently looking for a human-centered design researcher to join their research and innovation team, Design Insight Group (DIG). DIG is an HGA is an award winning architectural, engineering and planning firm that is currently looking for a human-centered design researcher interdisciplinary team, within HGA, of evidence-based design researchers, practice-based researchers, lean process improvement specialists, design anthropologists, and data analytics and visualization specialists. DIG is driven by a mission to be highly integrate research and innovation across the firm’s practices to advance design processes, build to the body of knowledge, and apply original insight to achieve positive and lasting human impact. The position could be filled at any of HGA offices (Alexandria, VA; Boston, MA ; Washington, D.C.; Los Angeles, Sacramento, San Francisco or San Jose, CA; Madison or Milwaukee, WI; or Rochester or Minneapolis, MN) as the applicant will serve as a resource across the nation and for all practice groups within the firm (healthcare, public, corporate, cultural, science & technology and higher education). This is a fulltime position, and the applicant will report to DIG Directors.
May 13, 2021, 8:44 AM
Augustana College, Rock Island, Illinois, invites applications for a Visiting Open Rank position in Anthropology beginning in August of the 2021-2022 academic year, with possible renewal up to a total of three years upon mutual agreement.
May 5, 2021, 9:13 AM
The Department of Social, Cultural, and Justice Studies at the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor of Cultural Anthropology.
Mar 16, 2021, 8:24 AM
The Department of Social Medicine, Population and Public Health, which is a growing department in the University of California, Riverside School of Medicine, is recruiting a tenure track faculty member at the rank of Associate or Full Professor, with tenure. We seek a highly accomplished scholar with an active research program focused on health equity.
Feb 23, 2021, 8:28 AM
Wake Forest University's Department of Anthropology is seeking applications for a one-year, non-tenure-track position in Cultural Anthropology at the Visiting Assistant Professor level beginning July 2021. The successful candidate will hold a Ph.D. in Anthropology. Applicants must be able to teach Introduction to Cultural Anthropology and are encouraged to teach a course in their own area of expertise. Total teaching load will be 3-3 for the 2021-2022 academic year. Evidence of teaching excellence and commitment to the training and professional development of undergraduates is required.
Feb 2, 2021, 7:34 AM
The Department of Anthropology invites applications for a one-year term appointment in archaeology beginning Fall 2021. Assistant Professor (Ph.D.) preferred; Instructor (ABD or foreign equivalent) or Associate Professor possible. Research and teaching interests are open to any area in the subfield. Teaching will include an introductory course that incorporates the four-fields of American anthropology (i.e. biological anthropology, archaeology, cultural anthropology, and linguistic anthropology) through the exploration of some topic (such as adaptation, kinship, childhood, migration, etc.), as well as intermediate and upper-level archaeology courses in the candidates specialization. The ability to teach a course in archaeological methods, and possibly a course in statistics, is also desirable. The teaching load is five courses over two semesters.
The following list of educational institutions have shown a commitment in applied anthropology; each of these universities currently teach classes, field schools, or offer degrees in the field.
Below is a list of topical and Anthropological associations that may be of interest.
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