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March 7th, 2020

Museum Curator in Environmental History

Museum Curator in Environmental History
Smithsonian Institution
National Museum of American History
Kenneth E. Behring Center

Division of Work and Industry

Position involves:
Research and publication based on the collections and the interests of the curator, stewarding the collections in several historic areas related to the history of technology, creating exhibitions as part of a team, and contributing to public programming and Smithsonian-wide initiatives.

Specializations may include but are not limited to the built environment and industrial design, energy production, forestry, or agriculture. Experience working with material culture and in museums is a plus. A Ph.D. in History, American Studies, or Science and Technology Studies is preferred. This is an entry-level position equivalent to an assistant professor.

Starting salary GS-12 – $86,335 per year, plus benefits

Open through Monday, April 6, 2020 on www.usajobs.gov. Please see Museum Curator announcement # 20A-SA-305155A-DEU-NMAH or click this link.


Contact Abigail Karow with questions: NMAHApplications@si.edu  or (202) 633-3584

The Smithsonian is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. Women, minorities, people with disabilities, and candidates of all backgrounds are encouraged to apply.