Museum Curator Of Latinx Political History

Smithsonian Institution, National Museum of American History

We are seeking scholars familiar with Latinx political movements. Specializations could include but are not limited to: social justice movements (labor organizing, civil rights, voting rights, LBGTQ, housing, employment, policing); labor, women’s, or gender activism; and electoral politics.


Research and publication based on the collections and the interests of the curator, assessing and building collections related to Latinx political movements, creating exhibitions as part of a team, and contributing to public programming.


A Ph.D. in history, American studies or related field is preferred. Experience working with material culture or in museums a plus. This is a position equivalent to an assistant/associate professor.

Starting salary GS-13 - $99,172 per year, plus benefits

How to Apply

Open through July 6, 2019, on USAJobs at Please see Museum Curator announcement # 19A-RA-304787-DEU-NMAH

Contact Abigail Karow with questions: or (202) 633-3584

The Smithsonian is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. Women, minorities, people with disabilities, and candidates of all backgrounds are encouraged to apply.

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Posted on June 7