Anthropologists and Archeologists:

Study the origin, development, and behavior of human beings. May study the way of life, language, or physical characteristics of people in various parts of the world. May engage in systematic recovery and examination of material evidence, such as tools or pottery remaining from past human cultures, in order to determine the history, customs, and living habits of earlier civilizations.

Also includes

Anthropologists , Archeologists

About the Job

Indiana Average Salary $48,630.00
Average Time to Fill 0 days
Typical Education Bachelor's degree
Typical Experience
10 Year Projected Openings (2016-2026) 133
10 Year Expected Percentage Change (2016-2026) 9.30 %

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Skills Profile

Essential (Soft) Skills

Essential Skills to Employers

Information Gathering
Critical Thinking
Attention to Detail
Written Communication
Oral Communication
Numerical and Arithmetic Application
Technology and Tool Usage

Top Job Duties and Responsibilities

Getting Information

Conduct anthropological or archaeological research
Collect archival or historical material
Conduct field research
Collect statistical data
Identify interrelationships among individuals or social groups
Conduct historical research
Collect scientific or technical data
Identify interrelationships among social statistics or indicators
Research social issues
Conduct interviews to gather scientific or research based information
Research topics for educational or entertainment programs
Collect information from people through observation, interviews, or surveys
Collect education or training related data
Gather physical evidence
Study animal development
Study plant development
Review maps to determine location or routes

Thinking Creatively

Write research or project grant proposals
Develop scientific hypotheses, theories, or laws
Develop informational maps or charts
Plan social sciences research
Develop methods of social or economic research
Create mathematical or statistical diagrams, charts, or tables
Develop theories or models of physical phenomena
Develop historical or art museum exhibits or promotional materials
Develop technical or scientific databases
Develop simple informational data repositories or databases
Write public sector, educational, or institutional grant proposals
Prepare proposal documents or grant applications
Develop mathematical concepts, models, or simulations
Develop complex computer databases
Write business project or bid proposals

Processing Information

Reconstruct record of past human life
Compile data on human physique, social customs, or artifacts
Compile numerical or statistical data
Maintain historical materials
Record historical information
Compile bibliographies of specialized materials
Catalog materials or artifacts for reference
Compile historical data by consulting sources
Compile data on economic, social, or physical factors affecting land use
Organize reference materials

Judging the Qualities of Things, Services, or People

Evaluate information in documents or manuscripts
Study artifacts
Analyze art or artifacts to determine age, cultural identity, or other relevant information
Study the architectural features of various structures
Evaluate significance of historical data
Evaluate instructional material
Perform peer review evaluations of research, publications, or grants
Evaluate instructional curricula
Evaluate scholarly materials, literature, or research
Evaluate instructional or educational programs

Analyzing Data or Information

Perform statistical analysis or modeling
Analyze scientific or investigative findings
Forecast phenomena based on statistical or mathematical research data
Identify problems using mathematical or statistical methods
Interpret artifacts, architectural features, or structures
Analyze social or economic data
Interpret charts or tables for social or economic research
Analyze forensic evidence to solve crimes
Interpret research or operational data

Training and Teaching Others

Instruct college students in social sciences or humanities disciplines
Prepare scientific or research based technical reports or presentations
Develop educational presentations
Organize educational material or ideas
Prepare educational or training related reports or presentations
Prepare tests
Develop instructional materials
Train personnel in technical or scientific procedures
Teach secondary or post-secondary courses
Teach work-related or interest-based courses
Guide class discussions
Develop lesson, course, or training objectives
Develop educational and instructional programs
Evaluate student performance
Administer tests to assess educational needs or progress
Select teaching materials
Update educational curriculum
Select method of instruction
Prepare audio-visual teaching aids
Tutor students who need extra assistance
Teach online courses
Monitor student progress
Evaluate students for needs, skills, or educational potential

Interpreting the Meaning of Information for Others

Write scholarly or technical research documents
Conduct scientific or research related presentations
Recommend further study or action based on research data
Describe properties or attributes of documents, manuscripts, photographs, and artifacts
Explain results of statistical analyses using graphs
Conduct educational presentations
Communicate results of environmental research
Present research results to others
Translate written or spoken language

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