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Scholar in Residence, Historic New England, Milton, MA


Full Time, Exempt, Term Limited for 12 Months

Historic New England, the oldest and largest regional heritage organization in the nation, is
seeking applicants for a full-time scholar in residence to begin September 1, 2021.

This Scholar-In-Residence is available to scholars in the humanities or social sciences. Under the
supervision of the Study Center Manager, the scholar will work independently to research a
proposed topic related to the Eustis Estate or Gilded Age architecture, landscape, decorative arts,
or social history, with the goal of completing an academic work. Projects may be at any stage of
development and are expected to be of value to both scholars and general audiences and
contribute to a larger scholarly conversation.

Ideal candidates are scholars who will use this opportunity to publish or otherwise disseminate
their research and are interested in using their research to educate and engage the public. While
in residence, the scholar is also expected to be actively engaged in the intellectual life and
outreach programs of the Study Center at the Eustis Estate and Historic New England at large.

For further information on the position, responsibilities, and requirements, please visit the
employment section on our website:
Historic New England welcomes applications from individuals with diverse backgrounds,
experiences, and ideas who embrace and value diversity and inclusion.

How to apply:

Interested candidates please submit all of the following:
– CV
– 1-2-page, single-spaced writing sample
– 1-3 page, single-spaced project narrative that includes:
– Project proposal
– Expected timeline of work and outcomes
– Research significance and contribution
– Bibliography of relevant secondary literature

Please submit application materials to: [email protected]

Applications are due by July 12, 2021