Smithsonian Institution Is Hiring a Beer Scholar

Beer and history lovers, it’s time to polish up your résumé because the Smithsonian is hiring.

The Smithsonian Institution’s National Museum of American History plans to hire a historian for its American Brewing History Initiative. The historian will lead field and archival research for a new project on American brewing history with an emphasis on craft brewing.

The gig requires an advanced degree in American brewing, business, food, culture, or other, similar specialties in history.

A successful candidate will work with members of the curatorial staff to develop programs and applications.

The Smithsonian is offering an annual salary of $64,650 plus benefits for the three-year position. The job ad does not specify whether the Smithsonian will cover bar tabs.

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