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Subject: SfAA Conference - Student Activities

Date: April 15, 2001
From: Anne Ballenger, Chair SfAA Student Committee
See What Happened!
Did you attend the conference? Were you unable to go? Then, visit the updated Student Committee: SfAA Conference Page to see photos and commentary about the Conference.


Subject: Cultural Anthropologist Position
Date: Tue, 10 Apr 2001
From: George Roth

Please distribute the following and/or have possible candidates contact us at the numbers below. Please note the short-time frame. Candidates from outside the Washington, D.C. area can call the personnel office by the 17th and get a few days extension.

Job Opening for Cultural Anthropologist
The Branch of Acknowledgment and Research, Bureau of Indian Affairs is seeking a cultural (or social) anthropologist for a position with the Branch. The Branch evaluates petitions to the Federal government for acknowledgment as a recognized tribe and prepares recommendations for the Assistant Secretary Indian Affairs. The work is conducted by interdisciplinary teams consisting of an anthropologist, historian and genealogist. The Branch is located at the BIA central office in Washington, D.C.

Desired qualifications include fieldwork experience in American Indian communities, experience conducting ethhnohistorical research and knowledge of American Indian history and the history of Federal state policies toward Indian tribes. The Branch is especially seeking an Indian candidate. Members of recognized tribes have a legal preference in hiring. A doctorate or experience equivalent to a doctorate in cultural or social anthropology is highly desirable.

The position has the salary grade of GS 12 or 13, depending on past experience. The beginning salaries for these grades in the Washington, D.C. is $53,156 for a GS 12 (step 1) and for a GS 13 (step1) is $63,211. Applications must be received by the personnel office of the BIA before April 17, 2001.

For further information please contact the Branch at 202 208-3592. Contact Branch Chief R. Lee Fleming or staff anthropologists George Roth (202 208-2751) or Holly Reckord. (202-208-4686). Information about the Branch may be found at, under offices within the Bureau of Indian Affairs. The job announcement may be found at the Federal jobs site at or on the Interior Department website,


Subject: Fulbright Scholar opportunities in Anthropology and Archaeology Date: Mon, 02 Apr 2001
From: Heather Barker

The Fulbright Scholar Program is offering 78 lecturing/research awards in Anthropology and Archaeology for the 2002-2003 academic year. Awards for both faculty and professionals range from two months to an academic year. A new short-term grants program-the Fulbright Senior Specialists Program-offers two-to-six week grants. While foreign language skills are needed in some countries, most Fulbright lecturing assignments are in English.

Application deadlines for 2002-2003 awards are:
May 1, 2001 for Fulbright Distinguished Chair awards in Europe, Canada and Russia
August 1, 2001 for Fulbright traditional lecturing and research grants worldwide.
Rolling deadline for Fulbright Senior Specialists Program

For information, visit our Web site at Or contact:
The Council for International Exchange of Scholars
3007 Tilden St., NW - Suite 5-L
Washington, D.C. 20008
Phone: 202-686-7877


Subject: April 2001 GrantsNet Funding News
Date: Mon, 2 Apr 2001
From: Funding News from GrantsNet

Important Resource for You:
- NIH Regional Seminars on Program Funding and Grants Administration

New Fellowships for Individuals:
- Postdoctoral Fellowship - Leukodystrophies (Hunter's Hope Foundation)
- Scholar Research Programme - PIs (EJLB Foundation)
- ADVANCE: Increasing the Participation and Advancement of Women in Academic Science and Engineering Careers (NSF)
- Predoctoral, Postdoctoral, and Postresidency Health Disparity Training - Prostate Scholar Awards (DoD CDMRP)
_ Postdoctoral Fellowship - Clinical or Basic Research (Immune Deficiency Foundation)

New Awards for Institutions:
- Research Training Program for Minority Researchers - Complementary and Alternative Medicine (T32) (NCCAM)

Undergraduate Funding:
- Tribal Colleges and Universities Program - TCUP (NSF)
- Cottrell College Science Awards - Chemistry, Physics, Astronomy (Research Corporation)

Deadline Watch:
- Postdoctoral Long Term Fellowships: Japan (NIH/Fogarty International Center)
- Postdoctoral Fellowships - Fragile X Syndrome (FRAXA)
- Postdoctoral Fellowships - Physical and Biological Sciences (Epply Foundation)
- Minority Access to Research Careers (MARC) Undergraduate Student Training in Academic Research (U*STAR) Award (NIGMS)


Subject: National Association of Student Anthropologists (AAA) Career Opportunities List Date: Thu, 5 Apr 2001
From: Anne Ballenger, Chair SfAA Student Committee
Dear Students,
The National Association of Student Anthropologists, a section of the American Anthropological Association, is now providing a WONDERFUL resource for anthropology students - an Announcement List Serve. This list serve provides an extensive listing of internship, fellowships, and jobs that are for anthropologists. The ListServe is a benefit of being a NASA member. I wholeheartedly encourage you to join.

If you are wondering just what kind of opportunties are available for applied students here is the index list of the last notice I recieved, as well as, the Summer Opportunity index.

Announcement Index- April 02,2001

  1. Call for Papers: Gender Comparisons: An Interdisciplinary Perspective
  2. CONFERENCE ANNOUNCEMENT: Fifth World Archaeological Congress
  4. JOB: Archaeological Technicians
  5. INTERENSHIP: Archivist Intern
  6. INTERNSHIP: Archaeology Internship at James Madison's Montpelier
  7. JOB: Archaeology Magazine seeks editorial assistant
  8. JOB: Scientific Illustrator
  9. CONFERENCE ANNOUNCEMENT: Centrality and Plurality: Philosophy, Spirituality and Civil Society on the Silk Road
  10. JOB: Gallery Director/Curator
  11. AWARD: Society for Archaeological Sciences Student Poster Awards
  12. JOB: Museum of Science, Boston
  13. POST DOC: Archaeology Research Assistant
  14. CALL FOR PAPERS: When Women Take Charge: Archaeology of Women in Central Roles
  16. CONFERENCE ANNOUNCEMENT: Gender and Culture: leisure, consumption and women's everyday lives
  17. CALL FOR PAPERS: he Road to Democratization: Freeways and Detours
  18. SEMINAR: Salzburg Seminar
  19. CALL FOR PAPERS: Advancing Prosperity: Reexamining Life and Culture in Upstate New York, 1825-1861
  20. JOB: NAGPRA job Openings
  23. CALL FOR CONTRIBUTIONS: Many exchanges: Archaeology, history, community and the work of Isabel McBryde
  24. JOB: Multi-ethnic Student Affairs

Although it is usually wise to start looking for anthropological fieldwork or summer opportunities in February or March, there are still many opportunities available if you know where to look. There are lots of sites on the internet that you can look through to find the job you want. Below is a list put together by Southwestern Archaeology

  1. Jobs in the Southwest- http:/
  2. AAA -
  3. Anthropologists at work-
  4. Archaeological Fieldwork Opportunities-
  5. AnthroTech Career Connection -
  6. Careers in Archaeology -
  7. Careers in Biological Anthropology -
  8. Careers in Non-Academic Physical Anthropology -
  9. Department of Interior Volunteer Opportunities -
  10. Essential Competencies of Archaeology -
  11. Careers in Archaeology in the U.S. - FAQ
  12. Fedworld Federal Job Search-
  13. NCPTT jobs web page -
  14. Nonprofit Organization Classifieds-
  15. Passport In Time-
  16. Society for American Archaeology -
  17. SAA Job -
  18. Shovelbums
  19. USA Jobs -
  20. Volunteers In Parks (NPS) -

Also see our own web page with job links in general at: and NASA members can now view old NASA Opportunities on our website! Go to


Subject: post-doctoral fellow position available Date: Wed, 14 Mar 2001
From: IAI Listserv Manager

Environmental Social Science:
A post-doctoral fellow position is available immediately in the Center for Integrated Assessment of the Human Dimensions of Global Change. Based in the Department of Engineering and Public Policy, the Center is an interdisciplinary network, with members at institutions in the US and abroad. []

The fellow would work in interdisciplinary groups, bringing social science knowledge to bear on environmental problems, as well as conduct relevant basic research. A doctorate in any social science discipline is required.

The Center, Department, University activities, and Pittsburgh, are lively, friendly places. Carnegie Mellon University is an AA/EEO employer. Please mail applications to Granger Morgan, EPP, CMU, Pittsburgh, PA 15213. Include a resume, writing sample, statement of research interests, and list of potential references.
Thank you,
Barbara J. Bugosh
Assistant Director
Carnegie Mellon University
129 Baker Hall
Pittsburgh, PA 15213