Museum Curator in African American Science, Technology, and Medicine

Smithsonian National Museum of American History - Kenneth E. Behring Center

Job Type: Museums and Libraries

Application Deadline: July 11, 2018

Position involves:
Research and publication based on the collections and the interests of the curator, assessing and building collections related to one of the following: science, technology, business, or medicine, creating exhibitions as part of a team, and contributing to public programming.

Scholars working in the history of medicine, science, business, or technology. Specializations could include but are not limited to: African American history of labor, business, food, technology, (including engineering and transportation), sound studies, maritime, agriculture, chemistry, biology, medicine, public health, mathematics, and environmental history. Experience working with material culture or in museums a plus. Ph. D. in history, American studies or related field in hand or completed by August of 2018. This is an entry-level position equivalent to an assistant professor.

Starting salary GS-12 – $81,548 per year, plus benefits

Open through Friday, July 11, 2018,

Please Apply through USAJOBS:
Museum Curator announcement # 18A-RA-303647-DEU-NMAH

Contact Abigail Karow with questions: or (202) 633-3584
For questions about the position contact:
Alexandra Lord, Division of Medicine and Science, or 202-633-0885
Kathleen Franz, Division of Work and Industry, or 202-633-7935

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

Posted: June 13, 2018