The Profession - The Profession The profession of forensic...

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The Profession The profession of forensic anthropology o Educational requirements Minimum of master’s degree Usually requires a Ph.D. o Average of c. 8.5 years post-BA o Average age of recipient is 39.5 How do I do it? o BA from a good school Good grades and GRE o Seek broad training o Try to get at least some experience CA Pound lab volunteer/Internship ME internship CSI internship Training courses o Attend meetings AAFS FEMORS FAME o Obtain and read scientific journals Job options o Academia o Medical Examiner’s office o JPAC or other labs
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o Non-government agencies o Federal agencies (DMORT) Academia Anthropologists o Ph.D. Required o Salary between 45k and 110k o Teaching, research and service o Intense competition for jobs o Few placement ads specify forensics MEO-based anthropologists o BA or MA o Salary between 35k and 75k o May serve as forensic anthropologist o Usually cross trained to perform other tasks o
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