Working at MIT offers opportunities, an environment, a culture and benefits that just aren’t found together anywhere else.
If you’re curious, motivated, want to be part of a unique community, and help shape the future then take a look at this opportunity.
EXHIBIT DEVELOPER, LIFE SCIENCES , MIT Museum, to report to and work proactively and collaboratively with the director of galleries and exhibitions.
Will be part of the team that is planning a new exhibition on the broad topic of the life sciences / biotech / bioengineering for the new MIT Museum in Kendall Square that is projected to open in 2021.
effectively interpreting contemporary scientific research and collections; and collaborating with curators, designers, and teams on re-
imagining museum experiences. Will use an integrated approach to conduct content research, lead visitor studies and exhibition evaluation, develop exhibition experiences, write and edit, and work to ensure that exhibition projects significantly enhance the visitor experience while successfully presenting the specific topic(s) and educational goals.
The museum looks to convey and contribute to the unique problem-solving ethos of MIT with exhibitions and programs that exemplify the leading edge of knowledge, past and present.
To that end, the developer will work closely with a diverse group of scientists, technologists, curators, and practitioners on cross-disciplinary presentations.
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REQUIRED : B.A. / B.S. (M.A. / M.S. preferred) degree in the life sciences, biology, or bioengineering; and a minimum of three years of experience developing museum exhibitions, preferably in science, history, or art environments.
Specific interest and experience in one or more areas of knowledge that relate to MIT science and research would be ideal.