Know History is a Canadian firm that provides historical research services to Indigenous organizations, government, museums, and heritage groups. With recent growth we are looking to expand our in-house research team with a talented, enthusiastic Researcher.
This is an excellent opportunity for a recent MA graduate to get your feet wet in the world of historical services. As a Know History associate, you’ll conduct file review, archival and genealogical research, document management, and data entry. You’ll participate in regular team meetings, and your enthusiasm and ideas will be a vibrant contribution to our up-beat, collaborative culture.
The successful candidate will have,
- A Master’s Degree in History or another similar discipline.
- Some Knowledge of Canadian and Indigenous history.
- Have strong writing skills (plain language is essential!).
- Be detail-oriented.
- Comfortable using Microsoft Office.
We value quick learners and team players – people who are willing to pitch in and help out, no matter the task.
This is a six month contract position. Some fieldwork may be required.
If this sounds like you, then please send us your CV (2 pages max) and a cover letter that tells us, in 350 words or less, how your past academic and work experience has made you:
- a meticulous researcher,
- a resourceful high achiever, and
- passionate about history.
Please include two references and send your application to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Only candidates who meet the criteria outlined in this advertisement will be selected for an interview. We thank everyone for their interest, but only those selected will be contacted.
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