The Chemical Heritage Foundation seeks a full-time permanent Curator of Artifacts to be an energetic and collaborative member of its museum staff.  Reporting directly to the museum director, the Curator of Artifacts is responsible for overseeing the research, care, management, usage and continued growth of CHF’s collections of artifacts, which includes scientific instrumentation, glassware, apparatus, and material culture artifacts.

Working with the museum director, the Curator of Artifacts will develop and implement an acquisitions plan to proactively grow CHF’s collections of artifacts and scientific instrumentation.  In addition to curatorial responsibilities, the Curator of Artifacts will function as CHF’s collections manager, overseeing the cataloging and photography of CHF’s artifact collections, managing off-site collections, and coordinating the logistics of new acquisitions.

Candidates should have an M.A. in history, museum studies, or related field. A Ph.D. in the history of science or technology is highly preferred.

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