The position is located in the Division of Political & Military History, Office of Curatorial Affairs, National Museum of American History. The incumbent carries out the research, collections management, exhibitions development and education mission of the museum, with a focus on Latinx political history, social justice and civil rights and labor movements throughout American history and produces research products (books, articles, new media, exhibitions, etc).Learn more about this agency
Researches American History as it relates to Latinx political history, social justice movements, general civil rights history, or the history of labor movements throughout American History, and produces research products (books, articles, new media, exhibitions, etc.).
Surveys, builds upon, and reinterprets existing Political History collections to provide broader coverage of the American Latinx experience, social justice movements, civil rights, and/or labor movements.
Develops museum exhibitions and helps establish new exhibition initiatives throughout the museum and the Smithsonian.
Helps develop museum programs including a series with the Program Director of Latino History and Culture, on topics such as the Latinx civil rights struggles, labor history, and immigration policy.
Collaborates with other units across the Smithsonian, including the Smithsonian Latino Center, as well as with appropriate national scholarly and cultural institutions.
Occasional travel - Travel may be required by this position.
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