The Forensic Anthropologist – Postdoctoral Research Associate will conduct anthropological analysis to assist the Defense POW/MIA Accounting Agency (DPAA) in the identification of remains, including those from large commingled assemblages, of U.S. service members lost during past conflicts and will provide professional, scientific leadership to a team engaged in forensic and biological anthropological studies and investigations.
Ph.D. in anthropology, or a related field Experience in osteological analysis and creating a biological profile Experience in forensic casework would be beneficial but is not required Proficient in MS Word, Photoshop, PowerPoint, Excel, FORDISC, and Adobe Acrobat Must pass competency and proficiency tests within 90 days of start date
Critical Work Responsibilities:
Correlate investigative evidence with laboratory findings to achieve identification of casualties Demonstrate experience in osteological analysis and a thorough grasp of the methods used to create a biological profile Possess a demonstrated history of research dissemination via conferences and publications Prepare professional-level reports for submission to higher authorities detailing analytical findings Exhibit strong written and verbal communication skills and be able to adapt communication styles to different audiences Demonstrate a highly organized, detail-oriented, and precise approach to recording analytical results and findings
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