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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
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
www.doi.gov, under offices within the Bureau of Indian Affairs. The job
announcement may be found at the Federal jobs site at www.usajobs.opm.gov
or on the Interior Department website, www.doi.gov.
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 www.cies.org. Or contact:
The Council for International Exchange of Scholars
3007 Tilden St., NW - Suite 5-L
Washington, D.C. 20008
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)
- Tribal Colleges and Universities Program - TCUP (NSF)
- Cottrell College Science Awards - Chemistry, Physics, Astronomy (Research Corporation)
- 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
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
- Call for Papers: Gender Comparisons: An Interdisciplinary Perspective
- CONFERENCE ANNOUNCEMENT: Fifth World Archaeological Congress
- CONFERENCE ANNOUNCEMENT: ENGENDERING THE LANDSCAPE
- JOB: Archaeological Technicians
- INTERENSHIP: Archivist Intern
- INTERNSHIP: Archaeology Internship at James Madison's Montpelier
- JOB: Archaeology Magazine seeks editorial assistant
- JOB: Scientific Illustrator
- CONFERENCE ANNOUNCEMENT: Centrality and Plurality: Philosophy, Spirituality and Civil Society on the Silk Road
- JOB: Gallery Director/Curator
- AWARD: Society for Archaeological Sciences Student Poster Awards
- JOB: Museum of Science, Boston
- POST DOC: Archaeology Research Assistant
- CALL FOR PAPERS: When Women Take Charge: Archaeology of Women in Central Roles
- JOB INTERVIEWING TIPS
- CONFERENCE ANNOUNCEMENT: Gender and Culture: leisure, consumption and women's everyday lives
- CALL FOR PAPERS: he Road to Democratization: Freeways and Detours
- SEMINAR: Salzburg Seminar
- CALL FOR PAPERS: Advancing Prosperity: Reexamining Life and Culture in Upstate New York, 1825-1861
- JOB: NAGPRA job Openings
- MUSEUM JOBS
- JOB: ENVIRONMENTAL ARCHAEOLOGIST
- CALL FOR CONTRIBUTIONS: Many exchanges: Archaeology, history, community and the work of Isabel McBryde
- 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
- Jobs in the Southwest- http:/swanet.org/jobs.html
- AAA - http://www.aaanet.org/position.htm
- Anthropologists at work- http://anthap.oakland.edu/napafaq.htm
- Archaeological Fieldwork Opportunities- http://www.sscnet.ucla.edu/ioa/cgi-bin/show-opps.pl
- AnthroTech Career Connection - http://anthrotech.com/career/
- Careers in Archaeology - http://www.ucl.ac.uk/~tcfa103/career.htm
- Careers in Biological Anthropology - http://weber.ucsd.edu/~jmoore/bioanthro/brochure1.html
- Careers in Non-Academic Physical Anthropology - http://weber.ucsd.edu/~jmoore/bioanthro/brochure2.html
- Department of Interior Volunteer Opportunities - http://www.doi.gov/non-profit/volx.html
- Essential Competencies of Archaeology - http://www.nps.gov/training/npsonly/RSC/archeolo.htm
- Careers in Archaeology in the U.S. - http://www.museum.state.il.us/ismdepts/anthro/dlcfaq.html FAQ
- Fedworld Federal Job Search- http://www.fedworld.gov/jobs/jobsearch.html
- NCPTT jobs web page - http://www.ncptt.nps.gov/jobs/
- Nonprofit Organization Classifieds- http://www.opportunitynocs.org/index.html
- Passport In Time- http://www.passportintime.com/
- Society for American Archaeology - http://www.saa.org/Careers/job-listing.html
- SAA Job - http://www.onelist.com/subscribe/shovelbums
- USA Jobs - http://www.usajobs.opm.gov/
- Volunteers In Parks (NPS) - http://www.nps.gov/volunteer/index.htm
Also see our own web page with job links in general at:
http://www.aaanet.org/nasa/links.htm and NASA members can now view old NASA Opportunities on our website! Go to http://www.aaanet.org/nasa/nasaop.htm.
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
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
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.
Barbara J. Bugosh
Carnegie Mellon University
129 Baker Hall
Pittsburgh, PA 15213