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

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

Job Type: Museums and Libraries

Application Deadline: April 6, 2020


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, via this job listing website. Please see Museum Curator announcement #20A-SA-305155A-DEU-NMAH

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

Contact Abigail Karow with inquiries.

Posted: March 17, 2020