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    This position is located in the Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage (CFCH), Smithsonian Institution (SI) and serves as the Latino Curator for Digital and Emerging Media. The purpose of the position is to curate digital and emerging media relating to Latino culture and to deepen the Smithsonian’s commitment to cultural diversity in scholarship, public programming, educational outreach, and the workplace.

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    • Conducts in-depth research of considerable scope concerning Latino music and/or culture and presents and publishes significant research within the Latino Studies field.
    • Develops collaborations with Latino communities.
    • Publishes original research about Latino culture and/or music for a scholarly audience and makes presentations on Latino cultural and/or music for the general public.
    • Develops and implements educational programs on Latino music and/or culture for online audiences and within other public programs for the Smithsonian Folklife Festival.
    • Conceptualizes, writes, and edits bilingual publications relating to Latino culture and/or music in various media (print, digital video, podcasts, social media).

    Travel Required

    Occasional travel - The incumbent will be required to travel nationally and internationally to participate in meetings, workshops, symposia, and conferences, as well to conduct field research of varying duration with Latino communities.

    Supervisory status


    Promotion Potential


    Who May Apply

    This job is open to…

    This position is open to all U.S. Citizens or U.S. Nationals. Note: Federal employees with permanent status or individuals eligible for special appointing authorities may also apply to Job Announcement #15A-JM-300498-MPA-CFCH

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