Conservation Technician | Northwestern University

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Evanston, IL, US

The Conservation Technician is based in the Preservation Department’s conservation lab, reports to the Chief Conservator, and has the primary responsibility of performing a broad range of conservation treatments on circulating and non-circulating library material. Assists with disaster planning and response, assessment and stabilization of new collections, internal and external preservation education initiatives, and other activities related to the day to day operation of the conservation lab.  The Conservation Technician plays an important role in providing technical support for an active library exhibits program.

Language and Thinking Faculty | Bard College

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Annandale-on-Hudson, NY

Language and Thinking is an intensive introduction to the liberal arts and sciences with a particular focus on writing. Attended by all incoming Bard students during the last three weeks of August. Successful candidates for faculty positions come from many fields, including the humanities; the social, formal, and natural sciences; and the arts.

Processing Archivist | Golden Gate National Parks Conservancy

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San Francisco, CA, US

This project addresses a specific body of current and historical documentation pertaining to Fort Baker in the Marin Headlands.The Park Archives and Records Center, located at the Presidio of San Francisco, houses 5.5 million archival materials. A subset of these archives deals with the transfer and management of the former military site, Fort Baker, and its evolution from military base to national park and conference center. This project will involve formal processing (arrangement, description and rehousing) of up to 100 linear feet of archives and records pertaining to various aspects of the Fort Baker projects from ca. 1983-2010. Most identified collections are currently located in the Park Archives and Records Center. Some work will involve supporting Records staff in confirming collections of paper and electronic records still in active status for future acquisition/accretion planning as they fit into existing archival collections.

Postdoctoral Fellow: Israel Studies | Northwestern University

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Evanston, IL

Northwestern University in Evanston, Illinois, USA in partnership with Tel Aviv University, announces a Postdoctoral Fellowship in Israel Studies. This appointment will be for a two year residency at Northwestern University beginning September 1, 2017. Responsibilities: Teaching five courses over six trimesters (2 years) in Israel Studies, including such areas as: the Israeli Political System; the History of Israel and the Arab-Israeli Conflict; the Economy of Israel; Sociology and Anthropology of Israeli society; Religion in Israel; Contemporary Israeli Culture, Literature, Poetry, Art, Theatre, Music and Cinema.

Humanities Teacher – Middle School | University of Chicago

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Chicago, IL

Humanities teachers report to the Middle School Principal, provide interdisciplinary instruction of language arts and social studies in the Middle School, and teach the following skills: critical thinking, reading, writing, research, and discussion. Middle school humanities teachers are expected to attend meetings, write narrative grade reports, respond to electronic communication, and organize and supervise student activities. Humanities teachers work in collaborative groups at departments and within grade levels; in addition they attend meetings to support the advisory program, and they serve as advisors to a group of middle school students.

Pingree Fellowship Program | PINGREE SCHOOL

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South Hamilton, MA

Pingree School is hiring two teaching fellows for the 2017-2018 academic year as part of the Pingree Fellowship Program. The Pingree Fellowship Program is designed to work with talented, developing professionals by introducing them to the crafts of teaching, coaching, and advising at independent schools. Fellowship positions are available in Arts, English, History, Languages (Spanish, French, Chinese), Math, Science, and Technology. The Fellowship runs for a one-year term with the option to extend to two years.

Video Oral History Processor | The HistoryMakers

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Chicago, IL

The HistoryMakers seeks to hire a full-time Video Oral History Processor as part of last year of an original three-year grant funded project(2017) in order to make The HistoryMakers, unique, digital video oral history archive accessible to users worldwide. Those hired must have a background in African American, American, women’s, political, social history; and be able to commit to a three year term working as part of a processing team that will process a total of 1700 interviews that average 3-6 hours in length. The person hired must have excellent writing skills. They must also have prior experience as a proofreader/editor and be an expert researcher and writer who can accurately describe in a concise and accurate manner the contents of each videotaped segment. The interviews cover 20th century history interviews across a wide variety of occupations, geographic areas and fields (i.e. STEM, law, art, education, music, etc.).

Middle School Humanities | St. Michael’s Episcopal School

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Richmond, VA

St. Michael’s Episcopal School seeks a qualified full-time middle school humanities teacher for the 2017-2018 academic year. The Middle School employs the International Baccalaureate (IB) Middle Years Program, which emphasizes interdisciplinary learning to assist students in making practical connections between their studies and the real world. This is a ten month position beginning in August.

Lecturer: Humanities | University of Nevada, Reno

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Reno, NV

The Core Humanities program of the University of Nevada, Reno (UNR) invites applications for a Lecturer position starting July 1, 2017. The full-time Lecturer (non-tenure-track) will teach four courses per semester in the Core Humanities program, which offers the university’s required, interdisciplinary courses on human histories and cultures from ancient times to the present: CH 201 Ancient and Medieval Cultures; CH 202 The Modern World / CH 212 Science, Technology, and Society in the Modern Era; and CH 203 American Experiences and Constitutional Change.

Mellon Postdoctoral Fellowship in the Humanities | Massachusetts Institute of Technology

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Cambridge, MA

The Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) seeks applications for the Mellon Postdoctoral Fellowship in the Humanities. Two Mellon fellows will be selected for a two-year appointment, effective July 1, 2017. Fellows will teach one course in Spring 2018 and one per semester the following year. Applicants must have received a Ph.D. between July 1, 2014, and July 1, 2017. The successful candidates’ work will be truly interdisciplinary in nature, within the humanities, or bridging from the humanities with other disciplines.