Job: Archivist at NIH and Stetten Museum

The Office of NIH History and Stetten Museum maintain documentary and artifact collections relating to the history of the National Institutes of Health. These collections consist of more than 30,000 prints and photographs, 2,000 instruments and artifacts, 400 books, and 1,500 linear feet of documents and audiovisuals. The Office preserves papers, photographs, and audio-visual materials, while the Stetten Museum collects, preserves, and interprets biomedical research instruments and technologies related to the work of the NIH, and non-scientific objects which place the NIH in historical and cultural context. Museum exhibits seek to educate the public about the process of twentieth century biomedical research and about its achievements, generally focusing on the research of NIH investigators as case studies.

Position Details

Archivist, Office of NIH History, Office of the Director, National Institutes of Health

This position is located in the Office of NIH History (ONH), and Stetten Museum, Office of Intramural Research (OIR), Office of the Director (OD), National Institutes of Health (NIH).

Salary Range: 66,767.00 – 86,801.00 USD per year
Open Period: Tuesday, October 30, 2007 to Friday, November 23, 2007
Series and Grade: GS-1420-12 This is a full-time, permanent position.
Duty Location: Bethesda, MD

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If you are a current federal employee or status candidate, announcement number is OD-08-228548-MP

If you are NOT a current federal employee or status candidate, announcement number is OD-08-228548-DE

About Jeremy Burman

Jeremy Trevelyan Burman is a senior doctoral student in York University’s Department of Psychology, specializing in the history of developmental psychology and its theory (especially that pertaining to Jean Piaget). Prior to returning to academia, he was a producer at the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation.