Medical Anthropologist Job Description

Anthropologists study the origins, culture, and behaviors of people.

They do this by examining artifacts, such as prehistoric tools, art, and fossils.

They also conduct field studies.

In the past few years, anthropologists have studied conditions in Native American reservations, or studied the effect of modernization on emerging cultures.

Some anthropologists choose to work in government or academia.

Other anthropologists teach or conduct research at universities.

Updated on:     
September 15, 2022

Job Brief:

We're looking for a Medical Anthropologist to study how different cultures experience and understand illness and health.

Medical Anthropologist Duties:

  • Research and analyze the antropological aspects of human behavior
  • Survey and analyze populations, collect data, and compile data
  • Research and analyze anthropological aspects of human behavior
  • Collaborate with other departments of the organization
  • Provide advice on the anthropological aspects of human behavior

Medical Anthropologist Responsibilities:

  • Master’s degree in anthropology
  • 2+ years of direct experience with medical anthropologist in defined roles
  • Experience in medical anthropology research, professional applied anthropology, or human factors
  • Expertise in survey preparation, conducting, and analysis
  • Knowledge of medical research and methods

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Requirements And Skills:

  • Conduct site assessments for archeology, historical, and/or cultural resources compliance to identify potential impacts from proposed development
  • Conduct fieldwork and document data collected during assessment, including photographs, sketches, and field notes
  • Prepare After Action Reports to document findings and present to regulatory and stakeholder groups
  • Provide professional consulting services to developers on preservation and design guidelines, and represent Archaeology program at conferences, meetings, and in meetings with regulatory agencies
  • Provide training to contractors and planners on mitigation techniques

Company Name is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We believe that diversity and inclusion are key to building a strong and successful team. We encourage applications from people of all races, religions, national origins, genders, and ages, as well as veterans and individuals with disabilities.

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