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Jobs and Internships

OHMA Call for Adjuncts, 2017-2018 Year

OHMA is currently seeking two new adjunct instructors for the 2017-2018 academic year!

To apply to teach Oral History, Visual Storytelling & Documentary Production, applicants should send the following, as a single document, with the subject heading Oral History/Documentary to ohma@columbia.edu by April 15, 2017: CV, Letter of interest, Teaching statement, Samples of multimedia/documentary work (3 samples), Sample course outline – this need not be a complete syllabus, but should give a general sense of how you would structure and approach the course.

For more information, please visit the website.

To apply to teach Human Rights & Oral History: Testimony, Memory, and Trauma, applicants should send the following, as a single document, with the subject heading Oral History/Human Rights to ohma@columbia.edu by April 15, 2017: CV, Letter of interest, Teaching statement, Sample course outline – this need not be a complete syllabus, but should give a general sense of how you would approach the course.

For more information, please visit the website.

C.V. Starr Center

The C.V. Starr Center for the Study of the American Experience invites oral historians with teaching and project development experience to apply for a one year grant-funded position with the StoryQuest World War II Oral History Program. The person in this position will work closely with the Starr Center’s Director and Deputy Director to lay the groundwork for a nationwide network of partners to launch local oral history projects on the civilian experience during WWII. The successful candidate will build this infrastructure through direct outreach to potential partners as well as the development of innovative remote training materials and technical support systems.

Significant experience in the field of oral history is required, including the development of oral history projects; collection and archiving of interviews; teaching/instruction of oral history practitioners; and creation of audio and digital interfaces. 2+ years’ experience in oral history, public history, history education, nonprofit management, or a similar field is also required. Expertise in World War II history will be advantageous, but it is not a requirement. Master’s degree or higher strongly preferred. Read more about the position on the Washington College website under Staff Positions, Oral Historian.

Applicants should submit a letter of interest and resume through the online portal Consensus, at https://highereddecisions.com/wcm/current_vacancies.asp by March 15, 2017.

 

Storm King Art Center Seeking Part-Time Oral Historian

Storm King Art Center is in the midst of an exciting growth period and, thus, seeks a part – time Oral Historian to fulfill a two-year grant funded project commencing in 2017.   The Oral Historian will work with the curatorial and education teams to plan and execute an Oral History Collection.  The ideal applicant will have proven experience preparing and conducting oral history interviews, a strong work ethic, and an enthusiastic approach to working with Storm King Leaders, Artists and Trustees.

To Apply:  Please submit your resume and cover letter via email to employment@stormkingartcenter.org with “Oral Historian” in the subject line.  Candidates being considered will be asked to provide examples of previous oral history interviews. For additional information, visit www.stormkingartcenter.org

 

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