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    This position is located within the Office of Curatorial Affairs, Division of Medicine and Science - within the National Museum of American History.

    The employee is responsible for carrying out research and publications, developing and managing collections, developing exhibitions, providing public service by responding to inquiries about 20th century history of science, and furthering education and outreach.

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    • Researches the history of modern science through objects and collections as well as traditional sources of documentation in areas that stretch from the early twentieth century to the present.
    • Assists the Division in collecting, managing, and interpreting large and diverse collections that provide the basis for interpreting the history of modern science in the context of the American experience.
    • Plays a role in helping to curate the Museum’s exhibitions on the history of modern science from an American perspective.
    • Assists with the development of public programs on the history of science.

    Travel Required

    Occasional travel - Occasional travel will be required for this position

    Supervisory status


    Promotion Potential


    Who May Apply

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    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 # 17A-SB-302160-MPA-NMAH

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    1015 Museum Curator

This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/455279200. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.