Deadlines and Cycles

In the context of competitive markets and profit-driven motives, tracking progress and striving for efficiency makes sense as an imperative of all businesses. Within the business community, a practitioner’s ability to work within the standardized time constraints common across all business domains is a signifier of that practitioner’s experience and expertise – or lack thereof.

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SfAA/NAPA Careers Spotlight

NAPA will be hosting a Careers Spotlight at the SfAA meetings on Saturday, March 23 from 10 until 2. It is a chance for students and early career professionals to talk to

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Welcome To NAPA

The National Association for the Practice of Anthropology is a membership organization for those who apply and practice anthropology in a range of contexts, whether as practitioners, academics, or students. NAPA was founded in 1983 to promote the interests of practicing anthropologists and further the practice of anthropology as a profession.

 

AnthroJob of the Week

AnthroJobs of the Week, 12 March 2019

Are there really any jobs out there for those holding a bachelor’s degree in anthropology? In a word, yup. A search today shows job listings requiring a BA/BS in anthropology for the following outfits in various parts of the U.S., some of which are fairly well known: User Experience Research, Google, San Bruno, CA Qualitative […]

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It goes without saying that the job market for academic anthropologists is bleak given the number of PhDs looking for jobs at universities and colleges. On top of this, a recent article in American Anthropologist highlighted the fact US academic anthropology mostly hires anthropologists from 15 PhD-granting programs, while there are many more high quality training programs that offer a doctorate in anthropology. Ugh! NAPA is the ideal home for both academic and practicing anthropologists who want to train the next generation of applied anthropologists or who want to work with CBOs and NGOs, government, or in the private sector…  READ MORE >>

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Anthropologist role in Australia:
The Senior Anthropologist will be responsible for the coordination of applied anthropological research and the provision of high level advice on complex anthropological matters associated with special and major development projects within National Land Council’s jurisdiction