Research Assistant

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Job Description: 

The American Institute of Physics is seeking two full-time temporary Research Assistants to join the Center for History of Physics for Summer 2016.  The successful candidates will work with the Director of the Center for History of Physics in a team setting, to research and develop information on the history of women and minorities in physics and allied sciences. The research assistants will produce materials useful to K-12 teachers which tell these neglected stories of women and minorities in modern science. The position is expected to last through September 1, 2016. Our office is within walking distance from College Park Metro and near the University of Maryland

Qualifications: 

A Master’s degree in History of Science or enrollment in Master’s degree program in History of Science is required. A degree in Physics or related science is a plus. Proficiency in MS Word and Excel is essential. Must have knowledge of academic publishing and citation and ability to access library-based information sources.

Contact: 

If you are qualified for this position, please send your resume with cover letter to AIP Human Resources at aiphr [at] aip.org.

The American Institute of Physics is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer.