Job Opportunities at AIP

The American Institute of Physics provides a wide variety of services for science societies, the physics community, students and the general public, as well as for over 100,000 people who comprise AIP’s Member Societies.

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Current open positions

The American Institute of Physics is seeking a Product Manager for its Grad School Shopper product.  She/he will be responsible for marketing, sales, and production of AIP’s online product, and the accompanying annual AIP Graduate Programs book.  The incumbent will collaborate with the Physics Programs Associate who is responsible for producing and delivering content for Grad School Shopper’s outreach to students, including via social media, the Student Resources web section, and conferences. 





The American Institute of Physics, Niels Bohr Library & Archives Center, seeks a part-time temporary Archives Assistant who will work with the Associate Archivist to create Encoded Archival Context - Corporate Bodies, People and Families (EAC-CPF) records for Physicists and Institutions found in the NBLA collection. Our office is within walking distance from College Park Metro and near the University of Maryland.

The American Institute of Physics is seeking a part-time temporary Research Assistant who will work with the Assistant Librarian of the Niels Bohr Library & Archives Center and with additional staff to research and develop detailed bibliographies on the subject of meteorology. Primary duties include bibliographic research, database searching and bibliography creation. Our office is within walking distance from College Park Metro and near the University of Maryland.

The American Institute of Physics (AIP) is seeking a Senior Science Writer who will serve as a primary writer, a key organizer and a central team member in the News and Media Services Division (NMS) within the Physics Resources Center (PRC). He/she will write news releases, produce multimedia and other news products, and lead certain projects centered around media outreach for several scientific meetings and peer-reviewed journals. The successful candidate will participate both as a collaborator and a team leader, and will write in plain language with precision and flair about research news in the physical sciences and related fields for the media and the public.

The American Institute of Physics (AIP) is seeking an Associate Historian to help fulfill the AIP History Center’s mission to study the historical development of modern physics and allied sciences through publication of books, articles and Web exhibits, through oral history interviews, and through efforts to preserve professional papers of scientists and scientific institutions.  The Associate Historian will seek funds for, and conduct projects using, the history of physics and allied sciences for education and public information, working with an interdisciplinary group of historians, archivists and librarians.

The Associate Historian will research for and conduct oral history interviews with scientists, particularly in support of Center’s history mission and its current research programs; edit transcripts of interviews; design and conduct education/public information projects; extend the scope of the Array of Contemporary American Physicists; prepare bibliography of articles and other resources for Center Newsletter and Website as needed; and conduct independent research in the history of the modern physical sciences, resulting in the publication of scholarly articles and books, and present such findings at professional conferences;. This is a three-year position, continuation of which is contingent upon funding.

The American Institute of Physics is seeking a Principal Research Associate who will be responsible for project management of surveys related to the education and careers of scientists.  The successful candidate must be able to manage a research team, direct multiple projects simultaneously, and work with clients.   The responsibilities will include research design, sampling, questionnaire development, oversight of data collection, and development of analytical strategies.  The senior researcher will author reports, proposals, and disseminate results to the scientific community.