The NYAM Center for the History of Medicine and Public Health is looking for an innovative and energetic curator.
The curator will be a key member of the Center team, and will work closely with colleagues in the acquisition, intellectual management, and use of the rare book collections, and will develop physical and online exhibitions, web resources, programming, and events in the history of medicine, public health, and the book. The curator will also take a leading role in establishing the Center’s activities and profile within the scholarly community and broader public audiences, and in connecting its work to NYAM priorities. This position is an outstanding opportunity for a proactive individual to develop knowledge and skills, working with a world-class collection in the history of medicine and public health, at a leading institution in New York City, found at the top of the “Museum Mile” along Fifth Avenue.
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The ideal candidate will have both library credentials and a background in the history of medicine. Applications will be evaluated on a rolling basis.
Minimum salary $65,000.