Smithsonian Institution National Museum of American History Kenneth E. Behring Center, Division of Political History
Research and publication based on the collections and the interests of the curator, assessing and building collections related to African American Social Justice, creating exhibitions as part of a team, and contributing to public programming.
Scholars working in African American social, intellectual, and cultural history of social justice movements. Specializations could include but are not limited to: freedom movements (such as anti-slavery, civil rights, voting rights, LBGTQ, housing, employment, policing); labor, women’s, or gender activism; and electoral politics. Experience working with material culture or in museums a plus. Ph.D. in history, American studies or related field in hand or completed by December 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 July 11, 2018, on https://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/501884900. Please see Museum Curator announcement # 18A-RA-303649-DEU-NMAH
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.