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Associate Podcast Producer

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Science History Institute

The Science History Institute is currently recruiting for the full-time, limited duration (one year) position of Associate Podcast Producer.  The Associate Podcast Producer will join the Institute’s dynamic team of producers and hosts as they embark on a year-long grant-funded season exploring the history and legacy of racism in American science and medicine.  The Associate Podcast Producer will collaborate with the production team to develop eight 45-minute narrative episodes.


The ideal candidate will possess the following qualifications:

  • Demonstrated record of success producing compelling non-fiction stories on current topics.
  • A minimum of two years of professional work experience in radio or podcast production.
  • Experience with audio editing software and audio scripting software.
  • Ability to collaborate with others to produce high quality work that adheres to high journalistic standards.
  • Coursework in history or the history of science is a plus.


Please note: The Science History Institute has a COVID vaccine mandate policy for its employees, subject to any reasonable accommodation required by law.

Education Level: 
Bachelor's Degree
To Apply

To be considered for this position, please send cover letter, resume and contact information for 3 professional references to:


**The salary for this position is $44,000.**


The Science History Institute provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants and prohibits discrimination and harassment on the basis of race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws. The Science History Institute is committed to diversity, equity, and inclusion and strongly encourages applicants from underrepresented groups such as women, racioethnic minorities, LGBTQ+, and people with disabilities to apply.


About the Organization

The Science History Institute collects and shares the stories of innovators and discoveries that shape our lives. We preserve and interpret the history of chemistry, chemical engineering, and the life sciences. Headquartered in Philadelphia, the Institute houses an archive and a library for historians and researchers, a fellowship program for visiting scholars from around the globe, an acclaimed museum that is free and open to the public, and a state-of-the art conference center. Visit to participate in one of our robust public programs, view our collections and exhibits online, and for free resources for historians, parents, teachers, and students.