Wolfram Research, Inc. Archival and Information Assistant in Concord, Massachusetts

Wolfram, creator of Mathematica, Wolfram|Alpha and the Wolfram Language, is looking for an efficient and detail-oriented Archival and Information Assistant to help digitize historical documents and to create descriptive metadata to make them easily searchable. The Archival and Information Assistant will also be responsible for helping with scheduling for our CEO, Stephen Wolfram. This position requires innate curiosity and the ability to research a variety of topics and provide concise and timely results. The ideal candidate will be enthusiastic about Wolfram technology and adept at collaborating with others. This position offers a one-of-a-kind opportunity to work directly with our CEO, with exposure to most everything that is going on within the company.

Responsibilities

  • Digitize and catalog historical scientific documents from the extensive collections of Stephen Wolfram

  • Create and maintain computer archives and databases

  • Provide scheduling assistance for the CEO

  • Participate in research for projects ranging from the history of science to current developments in technology

  • Perform research for special projects

Requirements

  • Technical aptitude

  • High level of initiative

  • Superb organizational skills

  • Ability to handle multiple projects and tasks simultaneously

  • Ability to use (or willingness to learn) the Wolfram Language

  • Must be available to work nights/weekends as requested

  • Must have reliable transportation and a clean driving record

  • Must be able to lift 40lbs

Preferred experiencer

  • Scientific or technology background

  • Master's level research experience

  • Previous supervisory experience

Location: Concord, Massachusetts

Wolfram is an equal opportunity employer and values diversity at its company. Women, people of color, members of the LGBTQ community, individuals with disabilities and veterans are strongly encouraged to apply.