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    Summary

    This position is in the Division of Work & Industry, Office of Curatorial Affairs, National Museum of American History. The incumbent is responsible for carrying out research, publishing, developing and managing collections, developing exhibitions and providing public service by responding to inquiries about areas of expertise within Environmental History with a focus specifically on the history of technology.

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    Responsibilities

    • Researches Environmental History as it relates to any aspect of the built environment, industrial design, or extractive industries (mining, forestry, oil or agriculture) in the United States in any time period or region from the American colonial era to present.
    • Collects and manages large and diverse collections which provide the basis for interpreting the History of Technology and the Environment in the United States.
    • Develops and maintains scholarly contacts, gives invited lectures, presents papers at professional meetings, and develops and participates in public and other educational programs.
    • Plans and develops exhibition concepts for showcase and similar exhibitions or as part of a larger exhibition team.

    Travel Required

    Occasional travel - Travel may be required by this position.

    Supervisory status

    No

    Promotion Potential

    15

  • Job family (Series)

    1015 Museum Curator

This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/562020800. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.