Job Opening – Hilla Rebay International Fellowship (04/2011)

2011 April 21

The Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum
New York, New York

The Guggenheim Museum is currently accepting applications for the Hilla Rebay International Fellowship 2011-2012.  This multi-site, ten-month fellowship offers an opportunity for a graduate student (doctoral candidates preferred) to train in the Curatorial Departments at the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York; the Guggenheim Museum Bilbao, Spain; and the Peggy Guggenheim Collection, Venice. The fellow will spend a minimum of three months at each site.

The fellowship offers exposure to the unique operational structure of the multinational museum, as well as practical museum training experience to individuals interested in pursuing careers in the curatorial field. Each fellow receives funding of $30,000 (subject to taxes).

Approximate 2011-2012 dates are as follows:
September 19–December 17, 2011: Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York
January 16–April 13, 2012: Guggenheim Museum Bilbao
May 7–July 20, 2012: Peggy Guggenheim Collection, Venice

Eligibility
MA/MPhil (doctoral candidates preferred) in Art History or related academic fields. To be eligible, candidates must have fluency in spoken and written English, Spanish, and Italian.

To apply, please submit the following materials:

* Resume/CV
* Two letters of recommendation
* Transcripts from all universities attended—including language certificates if applicable
* Writing sample (10 pages)—academic paper or excerpt from thesis/ dissertation preferred
* List of relevant coursework

Applications may be sent by e-mail to jyee@guggenheim.org or by post to:

Jennifer Yee
Education Associate – Adult and Academic Programs
Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum
1071 Fifth Avenue
New York NY 10128-0173

The deadline for application is June 1 each year and applicants will be notified of the result of their application in late July.

Please direct questions and inquiries to jyee@guggenheim.org or (212) 360 4287.

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