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February 12th, 2020

Assistant Director, Center for Historical Research

The Science History Institute is recruiting for the full-time position of Assistant Director, Center for Historical Research. The Assistant Director will collaborate with the Director of the Center for Historical Research to administer the international fellowship program of the Beckman Center for the History of Chemistry; maintain local, national and international contacts and collaborations; organize scholarly workshops, symposia and conferences; and draft grant proposals. The Assistant Director will also oversee communications with the Beckman Center alumni network; conduct research projects in the history of the modern physical or biological sciences, broadly construed, that make use of the Institute’s collections; and develop the historical research culture of the Institute, building an international reputation in the process.

The ideal candidate will possess the following qualifications:

Candidates must be legally authorized to work in the United States without sponsorship.

To be considered for this position, please send cover letter, CV/resume, a recent publication, and the contact information for 3 professional references to:


Deadline: Saturday March 7, 2020

Find more information here.