September 3, 2009

Internships at Computer History Museum

If you are in library science or museum studies and interested in computer history, one of these might be for you:

The Computer History Museum in Mountain View , CA is currently accepting applications for internships, including:

* Collections Management Intern, with emphasis on records reconciliation, old loans and a collections move
* Museum Registration Intern, with emphasis on processing new acquisitions and a collections move
* Document Archives Intern, with emphasis on processing text
* Software Archives Intern, with emphasis on processing software of all formats

CHM offers a stipend of $1,000 over 3 months for 12 hours/week worked or $1,500 over 3 months for 18 hours/week worked. Interested individuals must be recent graduates of or currently enrolled as graduate students in either Library and Information Sciences or Museum Studies programs, and applicants must follow application directions as specified in the announcements. Please visit for more information.

April 23, 2008

Computer History Museum job

See the SHOT blog for a job announcement for an interpretive curator at the Computer History Museum out in California. No PhD necessary, though it looks like they'd prefer a candidate who's published in the computer history field.

December 5, 2007

From the SHOT Blog

The Program in History in the College of Arts & Letters at Stevens Institute of Technology invites applications for a tenure-track assistant professorship of the history of technology with a specialization in the history of American technology. The position begins August 15, 2008.

Candidates should possess a Ph.D. in history of technology, or science and technology studies by the start date. Candidates should evince a strong scholarly research program and hold the promise of superior teaching. A publication record is required.

At present the College of Arts & Letters is the undergraduate liberal-arts unit within Stevens Institute of Technology. A 2-3 course load first year, including an American history or history of science/technology survey course and an upper-level undergraduate elective course in an area of expertise. Participation is expected in developing the College-wide mission of addressing the traditional humanities and liberal arts through science and technology studies.

Deadline for applications is 1 February 2008.

Send only the following materials: letter of application, C.V., and the names of 3 referees to:

History of Technology Search Committee
College of Arts and Letters
Stevens Institute of Technology
Castle Point on Hudson
Hoboken, New Jersey 07030

(I saw this on the blog for the Society for the History of Information Technology.)