Conducting Indigenous-led research to support the Respectful Repatriation Initiative. This includes: i) engagement with Indigenous leaders, partners, descendant communities, and other provincial institutions to guide the work; ii) archival and collections research as identified by Indigenous leaders to support decision making and creation of respectful process. -Compiling reports on the initiative in consultation with Indigenous leaders and partners; including collaborative analysis and communication. -Relevant archaeological collections identification and management. -Drafting grant applications. -Day-to-day supervision of student research assistants and contract staff working on the Department of Anthropology's Repatriation initiative. -Participating in meetings of the Anthropology Department's Repatriation Committee and with supervisors.
Qualifications :PhD in Anthropology, Indigenous Studies, Museology, or other relevant discipline. Excellent research, writing, and public communications skills, experience with collections' identifications and catalogues, grant applications, project management, budget management, inter-institutional communication, and working with sensitive and/or protected information. Familiarity with the current context of repatriation and Indigenous-led initiatives nationally, and globally.