Topic ID #42417 - posted 5/27/2020 8:27 AM

NAGPRA Coordinator at Auburn University


The Anthropology program at Auburn University invites applications for a full-time one-year NAGPRA

Coordinator position for 2020-2021, with the possibility for renewal, starting on July 1, 2020. The ideal

candidate will have a Ph.D. in anthropology or a related field at time of appointment, 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) at time

of appointment will be considered. 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 Review

of applications will begin June 1, 2020, and will continue until the position is filled. 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. Auburn University is an

EEO/Vet/Disability employer.



By Michelle Martin at 12:36 pm, May 19, 2020


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