Calling all beer enthusiasts! The Smithsonian just posted your dream job

The Smithsonian posted a job for a full time beer drinker (and researcher)

Whoever told you that you can't make a career out of a strong passion for choosing and chugging craft beer might have been wrong all along

Alas, there is a job out there suited for everyone, and The Smithsonian National Museum of American History has just posted the opportunity of a lifetime for beer enthusiasts everywhere.

SEE ALSO: 15 weird jobs you'll be surprised to know exist

The position is listed as a "Historian/Scholar" as a part of the museum's new initiative to focus on the history of American brewing (particularly the craft industry).

The salary is $64,650 plus benefits, which we're guessing might include free beer tastings.

The three-year long job will involve extensive research and fieldwork, from conducting interviews and collecting information, artifacts and stories from all across the country.

As glamorous as a job researching beer sounds, it's clear that this role is much more than barhopping and drink tasting.

Paula Johnson, who is the curator of the Division of Work and Industry for the museum, explained:

"This person is going to be a member of our team for three years and there's a lot to be done here between researching collection items we already have on hand, arranging for new objects to become part of our permanent exhibits, answering questions from the public and coordinating the two annual public programs a year that will be associated with this position."

The job posting calls for applicants with "an advanced degree in American business, brewing, food, cultural, or similar specialization within history."

Bottoms up!

To apply, visit the NMAH website.

Now, check out these 10 weird jobs that pay surprisingly well:

Weird jobs that pay surprisingly well
See Gallery
Weird jobs that pay surprisingly well

Horseback Rider 
Average Annual Salary:

Photo credit: Getty


Childbirth Educator 
Average Annual Salary: $61,746

Photo credit: Getty

Elevator Inspector
Average Annual Salary: $62,810

Photo credit: Getty

Bingo Manager
Average Annual Salary: $59,791

Photo credit: Getty

Soil Conservationist 
Average Annual Salary: $65,036

Photo credit: Getty

Ice Cream Taster (Food Scientist)
Average Annual Salary: $67,041

Photo credit: Getty 

Golf Ball Diver
Average Annual Salary: $50,000

Photo credit: Getty

Average Annual Salary: $53,228

Photo credit: Getty

Exploration Manger (Oil Diver) 
Average Annual Salary: $259,601 

Photo credit: Getty


More on
30 jobs that are quickly disappearing in the US
11 jobs that could make you a millionaire
Here's how much the 15 most popular jobs in the US pay

Read Full Story
  • DJI30814.26-177.24-0.57%
  • NIKKEI 22528633.46391.251.39%
    Hang Seng29642.28779.512.70%
  • USD (PER EUR)1.210.00470.39%
    USD (PER CHF)1.130.00340.30%
    JPY (PER USD)103.970.28300.27%
    GBP (PER USD)1.360.00220.16%

From Our Partners