The NYAM Center for the History of Medicine and Public Health is looking for a curator of rare books and manuscripts.

The curator will work 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. This position is an outstanding opportunity to work with a world-class collection in the history of medicine and public health.

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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.


Please email a résumé and cover letter with the names of three references to [email protected].  Please include “Curator, Center for the History of Medicine and Public Health” in subject line.

The New York Academy of Medicine is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer.