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Postdoctoral Fellow in Respectful, Relational Repatriation

University of Manitoba
Winnipeg (City), Manitoba (CA)
Commensurate based on experience and qualifications
Closing date
Oct 8, 2021

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Position Type
Biological Anthropology, Cultural Anthropology
Full Time
Area Studies, Indigenous Studies
Organization Type
Level of Experience
Any level of experience considered
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Requisition #17557

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.


University of Manitoba,Department of Anthropology,15 Chancellor's Circle,Winnipeg, Manitoba R3T 2N2Canadahttp://www.umanitoba.ca
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