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Applied Anthropology Postdoc - Tampa General Hospital/University of South Florida

May 18, 2020, 8:33 AM

Tampa General Hospital Department of Emergency Medicine, Division of Internal Medicine, in conjunction with the University of South Florida Department of Anthropology is seeking to fill a one-year full time postdoctoral position for an applied anthropologist.

Assistant Director, Native American Affairs (Native American Affairs Liaison)

Apr 19, 2020, 9:02 AM

The National Park Service (NPS) is seeking applications for the agency’s Native American Affairs Liaison. The incumbent will serve as the Assistant Director, Native American Affairs, and report directly to the Director of the National Park Service. The Native American Affairs Liaison has Service wide responsibilities for representing the NPS, its programs, and the Director to Tribal Governments and other Native American, Alaska Native, and Native Hawaiian groups and related organizations.

Medical Anthropologist - University of Iowa’s Division of General Internal Medicine

Mar 11, 2020, 1:26 PM

The University of Iowa’s Division of General Internal Medicine within the Department of Internal Medicine Carver College of Medicine in collaboration with the Institute for Clinical and Translational Science is seeking to hire a medical anthropologist for an appointment as an Associate, non-tenure track, or an Assistant Professor in either the Research or Tenure tracks.

Academic Coordinator - California Sea Grant Extension Specialist in Social Science

Feb 28, 2020, 1:13 PM

California Sea Grant and the Delta Stewardship Council are hiring a social scientist to assist with research and outreach on the human dimensions of California water and environmental management and policy issues related to the Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta.

Faculty Qualitative Methodologist - Cleveland Clinic, Lerner Research Institute

Feb 17, 2020, 3:53 PM

A doctoral level qualitative methodologist with a PhD in sociology, medical anthropology health-related discipline to collaborate with research conducted in the Healthcare Delivery and Implementation Science Center (HDISC)

Medical Anthropologist - University of Iowa

Feb 14, 2020, 9:10 AM

The Division of General Internal Medicine within the Department of Internal Medicine at the University of Iowa Carver College of Medicine is seeking to hire a medical anthropologist for an appointment as an Assistant Professor in the Tenure Track.

Program Manager (Cultural Context of Health) - Vanderbilt University

Feb 11, 2020, 9:06 AM

The Program Manager will be responsible for conducting literature reviews of relevant topics; maintaining communication among a group of external scientific advisors; organizing annual meetings of the high-level Expert Group; commissioning and working with researchers to produce policy briefs on selected topics; liaising with WHO-Europe; and managing day-to-day operations.

Cultural Anthropologist - National Park Service, Alaska Regional Office

Jan 24, 2020, 2:08 PM

The National Park Service is accepting applications for an applied Cultural Anthropologist for the Alaska Region of the National Park Service. Applications will be accepted January 14 to February 4, 2020.

Lecturer Full-time, Medical Anthropology and Global Health - University of Washington

Dec 10, 2019, 1:55 PM

The Department of Anthropology in the College of Arts and Sciences at the University of Washington invites applications for an anthropologist to teach in the area of medical anthropology and global health (MAGH).



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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