I absolutely loved my cultural heritage and cultural resources management classes. Our professor here at NC State, anthropologist Dr. Alicia McGill went above and beyond to get us to network with practitioners in the area of cultural and natural heritage preservation.
Speaking of which, the National Park Service is looking for a Cultural Anthropologist to work at Yosemite. If you have a bachelor’s degree in anthropology, just read the description of the duties: “Collecting field data contributing to the basic cultural and ethnographic resources inventory of a park program. Duties include identifying species, cultural objects or sites, measures abundance or condition, environmental parameters, etc., using technical instruments, manuals, protocols, and knowledge of the resources. Writes text and/or prepares illustrations as input to projects of higher-graded professionals. Participates in development and implementation of ethnographic research projects to meet the needs of the park. Provides logistical support to cultural anthropology and tribal relations programs. May investigate cultural sites, natural resources, historic properties and other types of culturally important resources not currently documented in park files to a level adequate to identify, protect and interpret them properly.”
Music to our cultural anthropologist ears, right? For more details and how to apply, click here. The deadline is very short, but I could not let you miss it.
Water Aid has an open Call for Expression of Interest for a Consultant to conduct a Regional Donors Scoping Study covering Burkina, Ghana, Mali, Niger and Transboundary Liberia and Sierra Leone. The study is expected to last for one month. For more details on the job and how to submit your EoI, click here.
Good luck, fellow job seekers, and until next week!