Historians conduct research using primary and secondary sources to produce reports and inventories on specific sites, structures, or technical processes. A degree in architectural history, history of technology, American civilization, or a related field is required; graduate work or equivalent experience is highly recommended.
Applicants must submit a paper, not to exceed 40 pages, demonstrating primary research and a command of secondary sources, in architectural history, landscape history, history of technology, industrial archeology, or an aspect of the built environment. Applicant must be sole author.
All work samples must be submitted digitally, in PDF format, together with the other application materials. To start the on-line application process click here.
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