Digital Archivist - Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory

Posted on October 10, 2019


The Library and Archives at Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory (CSHL), a world renowned research institution, is seeking a Digital Archivist to join their team. The Digital Archivist will be responsible for maintaining the digital materials created by the CSHL Archives, including the creation of metadata records, preservation, description, and access to these materials as well as for transformation of archival documents into digital objects. These materials include a digital collection of a Nobel Prize Laureate, among other items. This individual will be supervised by the Systems and Operations Manager and the position is approved as a one year appointment, with the possibility to be extended.


Additional responsibilities include:


Education: Master’s degree in library/information science, with archives concentration or graduate degree in history (or related discipline) is required.



If interested, please apply for this position via the CSHL website at:

Position Number: 00459-E

Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory offers a competitive salary and benefits.

Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory is a world-renowned research and educational institution recognized internationally for its excellence in ground-breaking research programs in cancer, neuroscience, plant biology, genomics, and bioinformatics and broad educational mission.

For more information about CSHL, please visit us at https://

CSHL is an EO/AA Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability or protected veteran status.

VEVRAA Federal Contractor


Commensurate with experience


Cold Spring Harbor, NY


To Apply

If interested, please apply for this position via the CSHL website at:

Position Number: 00459-E

Company Information

Founded in 1890, Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory has shaped contemporary biomedical research and education with programs in cancer, neuroscience, plant biology and quantitative biology. Home to eight Nobel Prize winners, the private, not-for-profit Laboratory employs 1,100 people including 600 scientists, students and technicians. The Meetings & Courses Program hosts more than 12,000 scientists from around the world each year on its campuses in Long Island and in Suzhou, China. The Laboratory’s education arm also includes an academic publishing house, a graduate school and programs for middle and high school students and teachers.