About Us

Job Opportunities

To search for current job openings at the North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences, see below or search the State jobs page. (The Museum is located in Wake County and belongs to the Department of Environment & Natural Resources.)

Current Vacancies

If you identify a state job for which you are both interested and qualified, please register on the State Jobs page and submit your application online.

If you have questions please email the Human Resources Manager.

Note: You must complete and submit an application for employment to be considered. Resumes will not be accepted in lieu of completing an application form, though they may be submitted in addition to the state application. The application must be completed in full detail and must be signed. Failure to complete the application completely, including your signature, may result in you not being considered for the vacant position.

Temporary positions

Research Technician

The Microbiology and Genomics Laboratory is seeking a research technician for a parentage analysis research program. Candidate will be responsible for performing and troubleshooting DNA extractions, multiplex PCR, and sequencing. Additionally, candidate will be responsible for database management and microsatellite analysis using GeneMapper 4.0.  Strong skills in Microsoft Excel desired. Bachelor’s degree in molecular science field required. Part-time, approximately 30 hours per week.

Contact:
Dr. Heather Evans
919.707.9285

Paid Internships

The Museum sometimes has paid positions open for interns through the Youth Advocacy and Involvement Office (YAIO)


College Internships for academic credit are available year-round for qualified applicants. Click here to learn more about internships and the application process.