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Director, School of Anthropology - University of Arizona

Jul 10, 2024, 11:46 AM

The College of Social and Behavioral Sciences and its School of Anthropology invite applications for the position of Director, School of Anthropology, starting Fall 2025.

Associate Dean of Research (Norman J. Radow College of Humanities and Social Sciences) - Kennesaw State University

Jun 4, 2024, 10:26 AM

Kennesaw State University is now accepting applications for an administrative faculty position as a tenured Professor and Associate Dean of Research in the Norman J. Radow College of Humanities and Social Sciences with a preferred start date of January 1, 2025. This is a twelve-month contracted position. This position is for work to be performed in the state of Georgia.

Post Doctoral Fellow - Population Health - University of Kansas Medical Center

May 14, 2024, 9:52 AM

A postdoctoral fellowship is available to enhance research capacity in interventional healthcare delivery research, clinical practice change and mixed-method implementation science. Fellowship will provide the successful candidate with opportunity to engage in mentored research, gaining experience in primary qualitative data collection, integrative data analysis (mixed methods), implementation science and evaluation, manuscript preparation, knowledge translation and dissemination through clinical community engagement.

Director of Sustainable Food Systems - Washington College

May 3, 2024, 2:18 PM

Washington College’s Center for Environment and Society seeks applicants for a Director of Sustainable Food Systems. This is a full-time, salaried, exempt position. Reporting directly to the CES Director, the Director will be responsible for creating, developing, and managing innovative programs that can create effective solutions for real-world challenges related to food sustainability, equity and access.

Quantitative Researcher / Senior Quantitative Researcher - FrameWorks Institute

Apr 30, 2024, 9:09 AM

The FrameWorks Institute is an action-oriented think tank for progressive movements. We conduct cutting-edge social science research to understand how to change the way people think, feel, and act. We engage with partners who can mobilize this research to build power around progressive solutions. We believe framing is critical to making cultural and systemic change. That’s why we’re building a unique, integrated team of multidisciplinary researchers and real-world change-makers. This is an exciting time to join FrameWorks. And we want you to be a part of it.

Visiting Assistant Professor of Anthropology - Southern Illinois University Edwardsville (SIUE)

Apr 25, 2024, 3:05 PM

Visiting Assistant Professor of Anthropology at Southern Illinois University Edwardsville (SIUE) to teach applied cultural anthropology in support of Black, Latinx, or Native American studies.

i-team-Civic-Designer Position - Johns Hopkins University

Mar 15, 2024, 4:15 PM

The Bloomberg Center for Public Innovation at Johns Hopkins University (the Center) seeks a i-team Civic Designers.

Tenure-Track Assistant Professor - University of North Carolina, Charlotte

Jan 19, 2024, 11:34 AM

The college of Humanities & Earth and Social Sciences invites applications for a tenure-track faculty member in the field of Social or Environmental Justice Studies. We invite applications from scholars who have a strong commitment to addressing pressing issues related to social or environmental justice and who can contribute to our college’s strategic focus on socio-economic mobility, migration and diaspora, climate change resilience and impact, and health disparities. Departmental home is open to those departments in the College of Humanities & Earth and Social Sciences. We expect to hire at least 2 positions at the Assistant Professor level with this search.

1-year term appointment in cultural anthropology beginning Fall 2024 - Grinnell College

Jan 4, 2024, 10:24 AM

The Department of Anthropology invites applications for a one-year term appointment in cultural anthropology beginning Fall 2024. Assistant Professor (Ph.D.) preferred; Instructor (ABD) or Associate Professor possible. Research and teaching interests are open.

Adjunct Instructor 3 - Anthropology - Ferris State University

Dec 21, 2023, 8:52 AM

The Department of Social and Behavioral Sciences seeks qualified candidates to teach courses in both introductory Cultural Anthropology and Physical Anthropology, plus other Anthropology courses in keeping with instructor qualifications and department demand.

Project Reviews Manager - Archaeology - Ohio History Connection

Dec 20, 2023, 10:59 AM

Project Reviews Managers are responsible for assessing the effects of projects to historic properties, pursuant to Section 106 of the National Historic Preservation Act and Ohio Revised Code 149.53. Project Reviews Managers advise and educate agency staff and others about the Section 106 review process.

Assistant Professor of Community Development and Health Ecology - Central Connecticut State University

Dec 4, 2023, 1:12 PM

Central Connecticut State University invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track Assistant Professor in the Department of Geography, Anthropology, and Tourism (GAT). The department seeks a cultural anthropologist or a cultural geographer for a full-time, tenure-track position, with expertise in community-based approaches to addressing health disparities affecting African-descendant communities.



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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