About the Agency
This position is located in the Division of Medicine and Science within the National Museum of American History (NMAH). The employee serves as the Division Chair (Medicine & Science) and is responsible for carrying out research, collections management, exhibitions development and education to meet the mission of the museum.
- Serves as member of the Curatorial Affairs management team advising the Associate Director on long-term plans and intellectual emphases for the museum, the division and specific exhibitions.
- Leads and manages the Division of Medicine & Science Staff; develops recommendations for research, collections, exhibitions, and educational programs; and implements museum plans and priorities.
- Serves as Project Director for major exhibitions.
- Has own research of a substantial scholarly level in history of science or medicine; writes and publishes scholarly, articles, monographs, books, and web documents, and is active in professional organizations.