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Tenure-track Position in Biological Anthropology - California State Polytechnic University, Pomona

Aug 23, 2019, 2:24 PM

The Department of Geography and Anthropology in the College of Letters, Arts and Social Sciences at California State Polytechnic University, Pomona (Cal Poly Pomona) invites applications for a tenure-track position in biological anthropology at the rank of Assistant Professor for appointment beginning in the 2020-2021 academic year.

Applied Cultural Anthropologist for the Southeast Region of the National Park Service (NPS)

Aug 8, 2019, 10:29 AM

The National Park Service is accepting applications for an applied Cultural Anthropologist for the Southeast Region of the National Park Service (NPS). Applications will be accepted August 7 to August 21, 2019.

Assistant Professor of Disease Ecology

Aug 6, 2019, 11:45 AM

UMass Amherst Anthropology Department seeks to hire a scholar with a specialization in disease ecology for a tenure track position.

Associate Research Scientist

Jun 7, 2019, 11:28 AM

The Associate Research Scientist maintains and conducts a high quality research program to achieve the organizational goals and results within the Marshfield Clinic Research Institute (MCRI). The research activities are determined by the National Farm Medicine Center (NFMC) Center Director and there may be opportunities to participate in and receive some funding from existing funded research projects.

Request for Qualifications

Jun 4, 2019, 11:27 AM

The City of Rock Island is requesting qualifications from consultants with experience conducting participatory Community Needs Assessments with a focus on employment. Such assessments include but are not limited to the collection of qualitative and quantitative data from a variety of sources, in-depth analysis of that data, and practical proposals for action.

Part-Time Probationary Faculty

Apr 8, 2019, 11:25 AM

The Anthropology Department at Douglas College invites applications for a regular part-time probationary faculty position for the 2019/2020 academic year.

Post-Doctoral Research Positions

Apr 5, 2019, 11:22 AM

6 Federal 3-year post-doctoral research positions at ORD-NHSRC-EPA

Non-Tenure Track Research Professior

Apr 4, 2019, 11:20 AM

The Accountability Research Center (ARC) at the School of International Service (SIS) at American University (AU) invites applications for a full-time, non-tenure track faculty research professor. This appointment is a renewable 12-month term position and will begin on July 1, 2019.



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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