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  • Visiting Assistant Professor in Anthropology

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    • Claremont, California
    • $67,000 - $70,000
    • Dean of Faculty's Office

    Pitzer College, Claremont CA invites applications for the position of full-time Visiting Assistant Professor in Anthropology for the 2024-25 academ...

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    • 1 day ago


  • Distinguished Professor

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    • Raleigh, North Carolina
    • commensurate with experience
    • North Carolina State University

    Goodnight-NC GlaxoSmithKline Foundation Distinguished Professorship in Social Sciences

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    • 4 days ago
  • Professor (open rank)

    • Middletown, Connecticut
    • Negotiable based on rank
    • Feminist, Gender, and Sexuality Studies Department

    Wesleyan FGSS: open-rank position in Transnational Feminist/Queer Studies of the Global South and/or Black Feminism/Black Queer Diaspora Studies.

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    • 7 days ago
  • Assistant Professor in Biological Anthropology

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    • Notre Dame, Indiana
    • University of Notre Dame

    Biological anthropologist

    View details Assistant Professor in Biological Anthropology

    • 8 days ago
  • Instructor, Anthropology

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    • Los Altos Hills, California
    • Foothill-De Anza Community College District

    The instructor will teach Anthropology courses to a diverse student population at a college committed to student equity

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    • 8 days ago
  • Full-Time College Admissions Consultant

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    • Boston, Massachusetts
    • $70,000-$110,000
    • Spark Admissions

    College Admissions Consultants guide, coach, and support high school students and their parents throughout the admissions process.

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    • 11 days ago
  • Assistant Professor, Anthropology

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    • Waco, Texas
    • Baylor University Anthropology Department

    The new faculty member will join a growing department with interest in applied perspectives on the anthropology of health, broadly conceived.

    View details Assistant Professor, Anthropology

    • 15 days ago
  • University of Michigan / Weiser Center for Europe and Eurasia (WCEE) Postdoctoral Fellow

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    • Ann Arbor, Michigan
    • Fellowships carry an annual salary of $60,000 and up to $10,000 in research funds during the postdoc
    • Weiser Center for Europe and Eurasia

    The Weiser Center for Europe and Eurasia (WCEE) at the University of Michigan invites scholars with a recent PhD in social sciences, humanities, pu...

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    • 35 days ago
  • Fellowship for Research in India

    • India
    • fellowship stipend determined by months spent in India
    • American Institute of Indian Studie

    The American Institute of Indian Studies (AIIS) invites applications from scholars from all disciplines who wish to conduct their research in India.

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    • 39 days ago
  • Lecturer

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    • Pullman, Washington State
    • $50,000-55,000
    • Washington State University, Department of Anthropology

    One-year Lecturer position in Anthropology at Washington State University (Pullman WA) teaching introductory anthropology courses.

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    • 40 days ago
  • Visiting Assistant Professor/Instructor of Cultural Anthropology

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    • Oxford, Georgia
    • Emory University, Department of Anthropology

    Visiting Assistant Professor or Visiting Instructor in Cultural Anthropology at Emory University at Oxford beginning in August 2024

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    • 41 days ago
  • Social Science Analyst

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    • Silver Spring, Maryland
    • FDA's Office of New Drugs

    Are you making a difference contributing to the public health and well-being of millions of Americans? Would you like to? The physicians, scientist...

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    • 54 days ago
  • Senior Archaeologist

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    • Rapid City, South Dakota
    • $80,000 to $100,000 per year, based on relevant expeirence
    • Impact7G

    This senior-level position requires a comprehensive understanding of archaeological methods, project management, and the ability to mentor.

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    • 68 days ago
  • Statistician

    • State Farm, Virginia
    • Department Of Justice

    Summary Prisoner Operations Division, Arlington, VA. The selectee of this position serves as a Statistician. You will be responsible for applying e...

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    • 4 days left
  • Senior Archaeologist

    • Phoenix, Arizona
    • WSP

    Are you looking for an exciting career where you can put your skills and talents to work at a company you can feel proud to be a part of? Do you wa...

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    • 4 days left
  • Part-Time Faculty Pool - Anthropology Instructor

    • Wallingford, Washington
    • Seattle Colleges

    About Us NOTICE TO APPLICANTS: You are applying to a job pool that is not reflective of current openings. If there is an opening throughout the 202...

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    • 4 days left
  • College Laboratory Technician - Anthropology (Human Biology)

    • Church Street, New York
    • City University of New York

    College Laboratory Technician - Anthropology (Human Biology) GENERAL DUTIES Performs highly-skilled laboratory functions and other technical duties...

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    • 4 days left
  • Staff Archaeologist - Eastern U.S.

    • Schriever Air Force Base, Colorado
    • Tetra Tech, Inc.

    Tetra Tech Inc., an industry leader and nationally recognized engineering and consulting firm, is seeking a professional, motivated, and intelligen...

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    • 4 days left
  • On Call Archaeologist Field Technician II

    • Spanish Springs, Nevada
    • WSP

    This Opportunity WSP is currently initiating a search for Part Time Archaeology Field Technicians with 5+ years of experience for an exciting proje...

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    • 4 days left
  • Principal Investigator - Cultural Resources

    • Fort Worth, Texas
    • BGE, Inc.

    Job DescriptionJob Description BGE, Inc. is a nationwide engineering/environmental consulting firm that provides services in civil engineering, pla...

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    • 4 days left
  • Browse jobs | Anthropology Careers & Employment (2024)


    Can anthropologists make a lot of money? ›


    National average salary: $61,910 per year Primary duties: An anthropologist studies everything related to humans, including their origin, development, societies, linguistics and culture.

    What field of anthropology makes the most money? ›

    Best-Paying Careers with an Anthropology Bachelor's Degree
    • Social or Community Service Manager. ...
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    • Sociologist. ...
    • Training and Development Manager. ...
    • Public Relations or Fundraising Manager. ...
    • Human Resources Manager. ...
    • Advertising, Promotions, or Marketing Manager.

    Is anthropology right for me? ›

    Anthropology is an excellent study option for students like you, who are interested in the development, behaviour, and structures of our society.

    How do I know if I like anthropology? ›

    How to Know if This Major Is the Right Fit for You. Are you curious about people? That's the main question prospective anthropology majors should consider, since this field seeks to understand people in the past and present by examining linguistics, culture, biology and history.

    What is the highest paying job? ›

    Top 10 Highest Paying Jobs in USA (Inc Salaries)
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    How many years of school does it take to be an anthropologist? ›

    But be prepared – it involves years of study and training in school. You will need to earn a PhD degree in order to practice forensic anthropology, and that means at least another eight to ten years of school after you graduate high school!

    Who hires the most anthropologists? ›

    The federal government is one of the largest employers of anthropologists outside of academia.

    Is there a high demand for anthropologists? ›

    The Bureau of Labor Statistics projects 4.2% employment growth for anthropologists between 2022 and 2032. In that period, an estimated 300 jobs should open up. Anthropology is the study of humans in the past or the present.

    What is the best state to be an anthropologist in? ›

    California is the state with the highest employment level for anthropologists.

    Is anthropology a wasted degree? ›


    While anthropology is rich in academic and cultural insights, its broad nature can make it challenging to find specialized jobs without further education. Becoming a professional anthropologist, archeologist, or linguist will usually require a doctorate.

    How employable is an anthropology degree? ›

    Students graduating with a B.A. in anthropology can get jobs in human and social services, business and marketing, the nonprofit sector, unions, contract archeology, research, and administrative positions, especially if they have some work experience in those fields.

    Is anthropology an easy degree? ›

    It's typically considered a humanities, human studies, or social sciences degree. These degrees may be difficult for some.

    What is the personality of an anthropologist? ›

    Anthropologists are investigative and artistic

    They also tend to be artistic, meaning that they are creative and original and work well in a setting that allows for self-expression. If you are one or both of these archetypes, you may be well suited to be an anthropologist.

    Why do people choose anthropology? ›

    Anthropology sits at the intersection of the social sciences, natural sciences, and humanities. A degree in anthropology not only allows students to understand human experience across time and space but also to rigorously interpret and analyze those understandings.

    Why do people love anthropology? ›

    The characteristic methodologies of anthropology inform an understanding of human experiences and practices, illuminating their interconnectedness and interdependence. For sociocultural anthropologists, such connections are discovered mainly through long-term ethnographic research.

    Is anthropology a lucrative career? ›

    Anthropology offers many lucrative possibilities in a variety of occupational settings in the private sector, including research institutes, nonprofit groups, government agencies and private corporations.

    Is anthropology a good major for anything? ›

    An anthropology degree can give you the foundations to pursue careers such as archeology, college professor, environmental anthropologist, medical anthropologist and museum curator. It can also help you make a difference on teams that focus on advertising, diversity, human resources, user experience and social justice.

    What are the disadvantages of being an anthropologist? ›

    Studying a field such as anthropology can come with certain drawbacks, including the cost of tuition, the time commitment, and the potential difficulty of finding employment.

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