Jobs and Fellowships
FREELANCE POSITION ANNOUNCEMENT
Title: Freelance Military Historian
Institution: The National Museum of the United States Army
Position Summary: Independent production company seeks military historian for review of program materials for a national museum. Looking for a credentialed historian (PhD preferred but would accept MA with commensurate experience) for immediate freelance position reviewing museum program content for historical accuracy. The position would primarily be concerned with reviewing materials that have already been written and developed but there is potential that the chosen candidate could generate articles or program content pending future development of the project. Therefore the successful applicant should have excellent written communication and research skills; proven experience in historical research and review; have access to a computer, internet and phone; be available for immediate hire; and have good references to support candidacy. Preference will be given to candidates who have a broad background in United States Army History, as subject matter ranges widely from the Revolutionary War to current conflicts, as well as addressing specific Army personnel, technological and medical innovations.
The position is freelance and is telecommute. Our office is based in California but historians throughout the United States are encouraged to apply.
To apply please send the following materials:
- Proof of American Citizenship
- 3 References
- A Brief Work Sample
- Cover letter describing previous relevant experience, if you have particular expertise in a specific subject please describe (e.g. The Civil War, Medical History, Women in the Military, etc.)
- Acknowledgement of availability for immediate hire
- Per hour salary requirements. This is a freelance position.
The Smith Richardson Foundation is pleased to announce its annual Strategy and Policy Fellows grant competition to support young scholars and policy thinkers on American foreign policy, international relations, international security, military policy, and diplomatic and military history.
The purpose of the program is to strengthen the U.S. community of scholars and researchers conducting policy analysis in these fields.
The Foundation will award at least three research grants of $60,000 each to enable the recipients to research and write a book. Within the academic community, this program supports junior or adjunct faculty, research associates, and post-docs who are engaged in policy-relevant research and writing. Within the think tank community, the program supports members of the rising generation of policy thinkers who are focused on U.S. strategic and foreign policy issues.
Applicants must be an employee or affiliate of either an academic institution or a think tank.
The deadline is June 14, 2013. For further information and application procedures, please visit: http://www.srf.org/grants/international_strategy_and_policy_fellows.php