|Location:||District of Columbia, United States|
The Medical Care Section of the American Public Health Association (APHA) is seeking a research assistant during July and August 2018 for 4 weeks, at 20 hours/week. The research assistant will support an archival research project aimed at describing the 1940s origins, seminal figures, significant moments and prominent themes in the historical trajectory of the Medical Care Section. The research assistant will contribute to a 15-minute production and a web site about the Section’s advocacy and its influence in the parent organization, APHA. Archival materials, housed at APHA’s headquarters in Washington, DC, include newsletters, publications, minutes, and photographs. We are looking for a person trained in history, social medicine, library sciences, or other relevant disciplines. The ideal candidate will have an interest in public health, experience with archival materials, and self-direction. Pay will be $15/hour.
If interested, please email Danya Qato <firstname.lastname@example.org> and Jim Wohlleb <email@example.com> a brief 500-word statement of interest, experience, and availability. Please attach to the email a copy of your resume/CV and the names and contact information of two references.