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Special Projects Historian / National WWII Museum

01/11/2020 6:10 PM | Tennessee Association Of Museums (Administrator)

Under the supervision of Museum staff and working with DPAA, the position will undertake historical research to better inform the families of the missing and to help locate, recover, and identify the remains of missing military personnel. This effort will be accomplished by vetting, developing relationships, and then working with museums, archives, reunion groups, relatives, and others to provide information that will aid DPAA’s research, outreach, and identification procedures. The position will also be an integral part of The National WWII Museum staff and will be expected to contribute to the Museum’s mission of informing the public on the role on the U.S. citizen-soldier in World War II.

The qualified candidate will possess a PhD degree in history; have demonstrated experience of historical research in archives, collections (both online and physical), and other cultural institutions; demonstrated experience in the historical interview process; and demonstrated knowledge of WWII-era history. Candidates with exceptional written, verbal, and interpersonal communications skills will be preferred, as will those with strong organizational skills.

Apply on website: https://www.nationalww2museum.org/employment

PO Box 330984   Nashville, TN 37203   (615) 495-3354   tnmuseums@gmail.com

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