Open Position: Allen R. Adler, Class of 1967, Distinguished Curator in European Art, Princeton University Art Museum

Allen R. Adler, Class of 1967, Distinguished Curator in European Art, Princeton University Art Museum

The Princeton University Art Museum invites nominations and applications for the Allen R. Adler, Class of 1967, Distinguished Curator in European Art.

This is an endowed senior-level position at one of the world’s finest university museums. We seek a highly accomplished scholar-curator with international standing in the field of European art to advance a curatorial vision for a university art museum with a deep and historic commitment to object-based teaching. While the position is open to anyone with scholarly expertise in European art from the medieval period to the present, preference will be placed on scholars working before the nineteenth century.

The Adler Distinguished Curator will work in a highly collaborative, team-based environment in a department with ten fellow curators to organize ambitious and innovative major exhibition projects; undertake significant object-based research and publications; conceive compelling installations from the collections; and teach one or two object-based courses each year to both undergraduate and graduate students. In doing so, s/he will advance Princeton’s national and international reputation as one of the world’s leading research centers for the study of art and art history. When the Adler Distinguished Curator is teaching, s/he will hold the title of Lecturer in the Department of Art and Archaeology. Continue reading “Open Position: Allen R. Adler, Class of 1967, Distinguished Curator in European Art, Princeton University Art Museum”

Open Position: Curator of Academic Affairs & Community Engagement, Phillips Museum of Art at Franklin & Marshall College

Curator of Academic Affairs & Community Engagement, Phillips Museum of Art at Franklin & Marshall College

About Franklin & Marshall College

Franklin & Marshall College, founded in 1787, is a highly selective, private, liberal arts college known for academic rigor, opportunities for faculty-student research and its commitment to helping each student reach their full potential. The College enrolls more than 2,300 undergraduate students from throughout the U.S. and around the world.

Lancaster: A Great Place to Live!

The campus is located in a residential neighborhood in Lancaster, PA, a vital, historic city in a county of over 500,000 residents, with easy access to Philadelphia, Baltimore, New York, and Washington, D.C. Lancaster offers both a diverse, urban environment and lush, rolling farmland. Residents enjoy charming historic districts and historical landmarks, a vibrant arts and cultural scene, and dining and shopping to suit every taste. Continue reading “Open Position: Curator of Academic Affairs & Community Engagement, Phillips Museum of Art at Franklin & Marshall College”

Open Position: Chief Registrar and Collection Manager, Fralin Museum of Art at the University of Virginia

Chief Registrar and Collection Manager, University of Virginia Art Museum 

Posting Summary

The permanent collection of The Fralin Museum of Art at the University of Virginia consists of nearly 14,000 objects. In support of our academic mission, the Museum provides opportunities for study and scholarship through direct engagement with the collection and virtual access through digital resources. Our open storage and study areas the Joanne B. Robinson Object Study Gallery, the Print Study Gallery, and Painting Storage offer further insight into the collection for faculty, students, and the general public. Highlights of The Museum’s collection include European and American painting, photography, works on paper, African art, Asian art, Pre-Columbian art, and Native American art. Continue reading “Open Position: Chief Registrar and Collection Manager, Fralin Museum of Art at the University of Virginia”

Open Position: Art Gallery Designer, SUArt Galleries at Syracuse University

Art Gallery Designer, SUArt Galleries at Syracuse University

About Syracuse University

Syracuse University is a private research university of extraordinary academics, distinctive offerings and an undeniable spirit. With a gorgeous campus in the heart of New York State, a global footprint and a history that dates to 1870, we embrace diverse backgrounds and viewpoints. Continue reading “Open Position: Art Gallery Designer, SUArt Galleries at Syracuse University”

Open Position: Education Assistant for Asian Art, Allen Memorial Art Museum at Oberlin College

Asian Art Education Assistant (AMAM)

The Allen Memorial Art Museum (AMAM) at Oberlin College seeks a recent college graduate with strong background in Asian art history and gallery teaching to fill the position of Asian Art Education Assistant. This is a non-continuing, full-time, 12-month Administrative and Professional Staff position with the potential for renewal up to one additional year. The position will report to the AMAM’s Eric & Jane Nord Family Curator of Education and has an anticipated start date in late September 2018. Continue reading “Open Position: Education Assistant for Asian Art, Allen Memorial Art Museum at Oberlin College”

Open Position: Curator, Museum of Contemporary Art Jacksonville at the University of North Florida

Curator, Museum of Contemporary Art Jacksonville, University of North Florida

About the Position:

The Curator is a supervisory position which is primarily responsible for the advancement of the Museum’s exhibition program and maintaining a consistently high level of quality for the museum’s exhibition presentations. The Curator is tasked with creating and implementing a balanced schedule comprised of solo, group, and traveling projects. Among other responsibilities, he/she will propose large and small scale exhibitions, managing all phases and communicating all aspects relating to these projects; write scholarly publications and texts; assist with the development and growth of the Permanent Collection, including acquisitions across media; participate in fundraising and cultivation efforts; consult on press and marketing initiatives; and represent the Museum by delivering lectures, participating in symposia, and helping in other ways that further MOCA’s mission.

Special Instructions:

Applicants must complete an online application, as well as upload supplemental documents, at www.unfjobs.org in order to be considered for this position. Applicants who do not apply online and/or upload all the required documents will not be considered for this position. Once you submit both your
completed application and uploaded documents you will receive a confirmation number. Keep the confirmation number for your records. If you have any questions about this position, please contact Heather Sloan at (904) 620-3226 or at heather.sloan@unf.edu.

Open Position: Curator, NYU Abu Dhabi Art Gallery

We are in the final stages of this international search, this is a “last call” for a Curator for our university gallery.  Feel free to write to me if you have specific questions about the role that aren’t covered below. – Maya Allison, Chief Curator, NYU Abu Dhabi

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The University Gallery at NYU Abu Dhabi (NYUAD) is a non-collecting academic museum. Its exhibition program prioritizes curatorial, scholarly, and artistic experimentation, supporting publications and projects of local relevance and international significance. The program connects research and knowledge production, the region and NYUAD’s academic community.

The NYUAD Art Gallery seeks a curator to play a lead role in realizing its mission. The Curator conducts research and develops museum exhibitions that contribute to art historical interpretation and knowledge production. The Curator will also play a key role in generating outreach strategies, connecting into the university curriculum and out to the greater public, activating the exhibition content through programming, such as symposia, residencies, tours, and workshops. The Curator reports to the Chief Curator and Executive Director of the NYUAD Art Galleries.

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Open Position: Curatorial Associate, Princeton University Art Museum

Curatorial Associate, Princeton University Art Museum

*Two-year term position with possibility of extension

The Princeton University Art Museum, one of the nation’s preeminent cultural institutions in an academic setting, seeks applications for the position of Curatorial Associate to join the Museum. The successful candidate will have the opportunity to work within the context of an art museum that is intimate in scale yet expansive in scope, supporting one of the most dynamic exhibition programs on any college campus and a program of educational activities and events that continues to grow in energy and impact each year.

Duties and Responsibilities:

The Princeton University Art Museum seeks an exceptional Curatorial Associate for a two-year term position with possibility of extension. The Curatorial Associate will report to the Curator of Photography and will work five days per week to assist with a range of responsibilities associated with the documentation and display of its rich holdings of photography, as well as to support activities related to post-1945 art and of related loaned works of art. The Curatorial Associate will assist with planning installations, exhibitions, publications, and public programs, as well as other ongoing collections activities. In particular, s/he will respond to internal and outside queries, maintain object files, and contribute new research and other information to the collections database. The Curatorial Associate will prepare materials for print and digital publication, shepherd incoming and outgoing loan requests, and support project-based research as requested.

Qualifications:

The candidate must have strong research skills and experiences, well-honed interpersonal skills, superb written communication and administrative skills, and be willing to work independently or collaboratively as needed. Knowledge of modern and contemporary art is essential. Attention to detail is vital, as is the ability to meet scheduled deadlines. The post also requires the ability to deal with confidential and sensitive information. A minimum of three years of museum experience and an M.A. in art history or a related field are required.

This position is subject to the University’s background check policy.

About the Museum:

With a collecting history that extends back to 1755, the Princeton University Art Museum is one of the leading university art museums in the country, with collections that have grown to include more than 100,000 works ranging from ancient to contemporary art and spanning the globe. Its collections of Chinese painting, the art of the ancient Americas, and photography are widely regarded as being among the world’s finest.

A private institution serving the public good, the Museum is committed to serving the University, local and regional communities, and beyond through a dynamic program of temporary exhibitions, new scholarship, and innovative programming. By collaborating with experts across many disciplines, fostering sustained study of original works of art, and uniting scholarship with broad accessibility, the Museum contributes to the development of critical thinking and visual literacy at Princeton University and enhances the civic fabric of our nation.

The Museum also serves as a gateway to the University for more than 200,000 visitors from around the world each year. Intimate in scale yet expansive in scope, it offers a respite from the rush of daily life, a revitalizing experience of extraordinary works of art and an opportunity to delve deeply into the study of art and culture. The Museum is located at the heart of the Princeton campus, a short walk from the shops and restaurants of Nassau Street, and is free and open to the public.

To learn more about the Princeton University Art Museum, visit artmuseum.princeton.edu.

Apply to requisition 2018-8793:  Curatorial Associate .

Princeton University is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Open Position: Collections Research Specialist, Latin American Art, Princeton University Art Museum

Collections Research Specialist, Latin American Art, Princeton University Art Museum

About the Position:

The Princeton University Art Museum is seeking a Collection Research Specialist in Latin American Art, a one-year term position to research and catalogue works of art in the Princeton University’s collection of Latin American Art to create future opportunities for scholarship and teaching. The Collections Research Specialist will conduct a broad review of the collection, primarily focusing on twentieth-century works on paper and photographs, and complete deep object research, including object studies and comparison, provenance research, condition reporting, and review of style, culture, materials, and technique. The Collections Research Specialist will catalogue all findings in the Museum’s collections information system, which provides data for publication on the Museum’s website.

Responsibilities:

Reporting to Curator of Modern and Contemporary Art, the Specialist will work closely with Museum curatorial, education, and information and technology staff, in consultation with faculty who may make use of these collections for teaching. Prioritization of research efforts will be determined with input from Museum colleagues, the Museum Director, and, potentially, a small working group of faculty. The Specialist will also help identify and engage subject area experts to work at Princeton and remotely in order to complete research on discrete objects within the collection.

About the Museum:

With a collecting history that extends back to 1755, the Princeton University Art Museum is one of the leading university art museums in the country, with collections that have grown to include more than 100,000 works ranging from ancient to contemporary art and spanning the globe. Its collections of Chinese painting, the art of the ancient Americas, and photography are widely regarded as being among the world’s finest.

A private institution serving the public good, the Museum is committed to serving the University, local and regional communities, and beyond through a dynamic program of temporary exhibitions, new scholarship, and innovative programming. By collaborating with experts across many disciplines, fostering sustained study of original works of art, and uniting scholarship with broad accessibility, the Museum contributes to the development of critical thinking and visual literacy at Princeton University and enhances the civic fabric of our nation.

The Museum also serves as a gateway to the University for more than 200,000 visitors from around the world each year. Intimate in scale yet expansive in scope, it offers a respite from the rush of daily life, a revitalizing experience of extraordinary works of art and an opportunity to delve deeply into the study of art and culture. The Museum is located at the heart of the Princeton campus, a short walk from the shops and restaurants of Nassau Street, and is free and open to the public.

To learn more about the Princeton University Art Museum, visit artmuseum.princeton.edu.

To apply, please go to Collections Research Specialist Latin American Art and post to requisition # 2018-8830.

Princeton University is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.