The Florida Museum (FM) is hiring a full-time NAGPRA Bioarchaeologist and Coordinator within the Department of Natural History. The FM currently cares for thousands of Native American ancestors and numerous cultural belongings and is committed to fully complying with the Native American Graves Protection and Repatriation Act (NAGPRA). Working with curators and collections managers, this full-time, TEAMS exempt staff position will contribute to the FM’s NAGPRA program by inventorying the NAGPRA bioarchaeology collections, identifying human remains in other collections, assisting with inventories and summaries of cultural belongings, and facilitating NAGPRA communications. This staff member will collaborate closely with appropriate FM Natural History Department curators and collections managers and report to the Natural History Department Chair. With this position we seek to strengthen the FM’s efforts to fulfill our NAGPRA legal and ethical obligations.

Job Description

Expected salary: $55,000.00 – 72,900.00, commensurate with qualifications and experience.

Minimum Requirements

Master’s degree in an appropriate area of specialization; or a bachelor’s degree in an appropriate area of specialization and two (2) years of appropriate experience.

Preferred Qualifications

Special Instructions to Applicants

Interested applicants must apply online at To be considered you must upload 1) a professional CV or resumé, 2) a cover letter highlighting relevant experience in bioarchaeology, human osteological analysis, NAGPRA compliance, collections management, and other professional background, and 3) a list of three professional references. Application must be submitted by 11:55 p.m. (ET) on May 1, 2024.

If an accommodation due to a disability is needed to apply for this position, please call 352-392-2477 or the Florida Relay System at 800-955-8771 (TDD). Hiring is contingent upon eligibility to work in the US. Searches are conducted in accordance with Florida’s Sunshine Law.

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement

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