Native American Graves Protection and Repatriation Act (NAGPRA) Coordinator (Anthropology)
July 18, 2018
Full Time - Experienced
The Anthropology program at Auburn University invites applications for a full-time one-year NAGPRA Coordinator position for 2018-2019, with the possibility for renewal depending on need and the availability of funding.
Responsibilities for this position include implementation of NAGRPA (Native American Graves Protection and Repatriation Act), managing the inventory and curation of NAGPRA collections (osteological and artifactual), establishing and maintaining relationships with tribal communities, serving as the institutional point of contact for inquiries seeking information on Native American ancestral remains and objects falling under NAGPRA, overseeing the disposition of culturally unidentifiable remains and objects, and overseeing the repatriation of culturally identifiable remains and objects. To apply, please go to http://aufacultypositions.peopleadmin.com/postings/2981 .
Review of applications will begin August 1, 2018, and will continue until a suitable candidate is found.
The ideal candidate will have a Ph.D. in anthropology or a related field, minimum 2-years of experience with NAGPRA compliance, consultation, and project management, knowledge of human osteology, and knowledge of the archaeology/ethnohistory of the southeastern US (especially Alabama). Outstanding candidates with an M.A. or who are in the final stages of dissertation writing (ABD) will be considered.
The candidate selected for this position must be able to meet eligibility requirements to work in the United States at the time appointment is scheduled to begin and continue to work legally for the proposed term of employment. Excellent communication and organization skills required.
Internal Number: P1230F
About Auburn University
Auburn is one of the nation’s premier land, sea, and space grant institutions. In U.S. News and World Report, it has been ranked in the top 50 public universities for the last 23 consecutive years. The institution is both highly research-active and committed to maintaining teaching excellence, offering bachelor, master, educational specialist and doctoral degrees. Its fall of 2015 enrollment of 27,287 students includes 21,786 undergraduates and 4,398 graduate students, and 1,103 professional-doctoral students. There are 1216 full time instructional faculty members distributed across nine colleges and three schools with degrees offered in 200 academic programs. Auburn University is nationally recognized for its commitment to academic excellence, positive work environment, exciting student life, and the beauty of its campus. It is geographically located in a moderate climate with easy access to both beach and mountain recreational facilities and is situated along the rapidly developing I-85 corridor between Atlanta, Georgia and Montgomery, Alabama.
Auburn University is an EEO/Vet/Disability Employer.
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