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Job Opening – Department Head and Vennerberg Professor (11/2012)

2012 November 1

Oklahoma State University
Stillwater, Oklahoma

The Department of Art, Graphic Design, and Art History at Oklahoma State University in Stillwater invites applications for the position of Department Head and Vennerberg Professor, an endowed professorship, beginning in the 2013 fall semester. Candidates with an area of specialization in one of the department’s three areas of emphasis-studio art, graphic design, and art history-are invited to apply. The successful candidate will have a compelling record of scholarship, teaching, and administrative experience, and will offer expert leadership in the following areas: pursuit of research opportunities, teaching and learning at both undergraduate and graduate levels, and expansion of competitive graduate programs. The successful candidate will teach one course per year; oversee all curricular, budgetary, programming, and personnel matters; and lead the department by enhancing its reputation and visibility in the state and nation through advocacy, outreach, and public relations. The Department Head reports to the Dean of the College of Arts and Sciences. Candidates must currently hold the rank of either Associate or Full Professor. A curriculum vitae, a list of three references, recent examples of scholarship (digital images for studio and design, a recent article or book chapter for art history), and a cover letter demonstrating research, teaching, and administrative proficiency should be sent to: Chair, Department Head Search Committee, Department of Art, Graphic Design, and Art History, Oklahoma State University, 108 Bartlett Center, Stillwater, OK, 74078-4085. Review of applications will begin December 1, 2012 and will continue until the position is filled. Filling of this position is contingent upon available funding. Oklahoma State University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity/E-Verify employer committed to diversity. OSU-Stillwater is a tobacco-free campus.

Job Opening – Post Doctoral Fellowship (Assistant Professor) – Curatorial Studies (11/2012)

2012 November 1

The Graduate Center, The City University of New York
New York, New York

Applications must be received by December 1, 2012.

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Job Opening – Assistant Professor (10/2012)

2012 October 31

University of South Florida
Tampa, Florida

Application Deadline: January 7, 2013

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Job Opening – Assistant Director, International Program (10/2012)

2012 October 31

The Museum of Modern Art
New York, New York

The Museum of Modern Art is currently accepting applications for an Assistant Director to join its International Program.  This position reports to the Director of International Program and supervises the Department Assistant and C-MAP Coordinator, in coordination with the Director.   Specific responsibilities and requirements are listed below.

• Works with Director of International Program and members of the Museum’s senior and curatorial staff to develop strategies for and realize the C-MAP initiative and the department’s other international projects, including publications.

• Works with Director of International Program and members of the Museum’s senior staff, Development, and Finance/Accounting departments to develop financial strategies and oversee resources for the C-MAP initiative and other international projects.

• Works closely with C-MAP group leaders to manage an active international and local fellows and counselors program, including: identifying appropriate fellows, coordinating meeting schedules, lunches/dinners and other social activities, public programs, documentation ,and audio/video recordings.

• In coordination with Digital Media department and consultants, as required, develops and oversees International Program and C-MAP website to reflect the Museum’s international mission and global research initiatives.

• Produces reports on C-MAP activities for Museum staff, board members, and funders.

• Works with other departments across the Museum to focus on non-research international priorities.

• Oversees the research, translation, and preparation of manuscripts for C-MAP and other International Program publications.

• Works with the Director of the International Program and the Executive Director of the International Council to communicate with, and report to, the Museum’s International Council and other C-MAP supporters regarding the goals and activities of the International Program and C-MAP.

• Represents the department at local and international events, as required.

Master’s degree, preferably Art History or Fine Arts or Art and a minimum 5 years’ experience working in a museum on programs and publications related to twentieth and twenty-first century global art. Experience managing interns and staff (full-time and project-based).  High degree of diplomacy. Excellent communication and organizations skills.  Ability to manage multiple projects at one time.  Excellent inter-personal and communication, computer, and organizational skills. Strong research and writing skills. Fluency in at least one foreign language, preferably Spanish, Portuguese, Japanese or Mandarin..

Please submit resume and cover letter, which must include salary requirements, to  Please reference the position title in the subject line.

The Museum of Modern Art is an equal opportunity employer and considers all candidates for employment regardless of race, color, sex, age, national origin, creed, disability, marital status, sexual orientation or political affiliation.

Job Opening – Chair/Professor or Associate Professor (MA) (10/2012)

2012 October 30

Murray State University
Murray, Kentucky

Closing Date: January 18, 2013

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Job Opening – Art History (10/2012)

2012 October 30

University of Minnesota
Duluth, Minnesota

Applications will be reviewed beginning January 7, 2013.

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Job Opening – Visual Resources Curator and Digital Services Associate (10/2012)

2012 October 29

The College of Wooster
Wooster, Ohio

The College of Wooster invites applications for the Visual Resources Curator and Digital Services Associate.  This is a full-time, position evenly split between duties in the Department of Art 7 Art History and the College Libraries. Primary responsibilities include digitization of materials for online collections, preparation of digital images for lectures in Art History and Studio Art, maintenance of an extensive slide collection, and digital asset management.

Qualifications and Skills:

  • Demonstrated proficiency in the tools and technologies related to digital collections, including flatbed and slide scanning, and digital imaging programs such as Photoshop
    • Demonstrated proficiency with a digital SLR camera or a manual film camera
    • Knowledge of art history at the level of a year-long introductory college course and ability to understand and learn art historical terminology
      • Strong organizational skills and attention to detail
      • Superior oral and written communication skills, enthusiasm for problem-solving, and the ability both to work independently and as part of a team
      • Bachelor’s degree is required

Desired Skills:

  • At least two years experience with digitization, preferably in an academic setting
    • Working knowledge of metadata protocols and digitization standards
    • Graphic design, image editing, and video editing experience; familiarity with graphics tools, such as Illustrator, InDesign,and Final Cut
    • Experience with digital repositories such as DSpace
    • Experience with slide collection management
    • Experience with image sharing tools and digital exhibits tools, such as Luna, Pachyderm, and Omeka
    • Familiarity with XML, CSS, or XSLT and Perl
    • Knowledge of art history at the level of advanced undergraduate coursework

Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.  Please send cover letter, resume, and names and contact information for three references to:

The College of Wooster
The Department of Human Resources
536 East Wayne Avenue
Wooster, Ohio44691


Job Opening – Art History – Tenure Track Positions (10/2012)

2012 October 26

La Salle University
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

La Salle University, Department of Fine Arts, invites applications for 2 full-time, tenure- track positions in Art History at the assistant professor level, to begin fall 2013 pending formal budget approval. PhD in Art History with an expertise in American Art for the first position and Contemporary or Non-Western Art for the second position is required. Teaching responsibilities include introductory courses, as well as upper-level courses in area of expertise.

La Salle University is a Roman Catholic University in the tradition of the De La Salle Christian Brothers and welcomes candidates who can contribute to its unique educational mission. For a complete mission statement visit the website at The faculty actively engage the collections at the La Salle University Art Museum as well as other Philadelphia institutions/museums.

Review of applications will begin on January 4, 2013, and continue until the position is filled. Please submit a one-page cover letter addressing the candidate’s qualifications, a c.v., and contact information for three references to the individual below.

Susan Dixon
Fine Arts Department
La Salle University
1900 West Olney Avenue
Philadelphia, PA 19141

Phone: 215-951-1163

La Salle University is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer.

Job Opening – Lecturer in 16th-century Italian and/or Spanish Art (10/2012)

2012 October 26

The Courtauld Institute of Art
University of London

£33,154-£45,017 pa (inc London Allowance) depending on relevant knowledge and skills

The Courtauld Institute of Art is the UK’s leading institution for teaching and research into the History of Art and the conservation of paintings, and has a distinguished history of scholarship and teaching in 16th-century Southern European art, and is home to one of the finest small art museums in the world.

The Courtauld seeks to appoint a permanent full-time lecturer in the painting, sculpture, and graphic arts of Southern Europe, c.1480-1580. Preference may be given to candidates with a proven interest in issues relating to cultural exchange either within Europe or between Europe and the wider world. The successful applicant will also have proven strengths in object-based research as well as a demonstrable interest in current methodological issues.

The minimum requirements for the post are a DPhil or PhD and some teaching experience.

We are looking for an individual who will bring a new intellectual dimension to our community; who will attract doctoral students of the highest calibre; and who will enhance the Courtauld’s reputation for innovative teaching and ground-breaking research. The selectors will place considerable emphasis on the candidate’s publications, achievements and future research plans. They will be looking for strong indications of the capacity to initiate collaborative research; the candidate should also be able to outline possible research grant applications. The starting date for the lectureship is September 2013.

For further details and an application pack, please download details at or email or telephone 020 7848 1881. Please note that cv’s alone will not be accepted. All applicants must complete an application pack.

Closing Date: 12.00 pm (midday), Monday, 12 November 2012
Interview Date: 3 December 2012

The Courtauld Institute of Art promotes equal opportunities.

Job Opening – Winterthur Research Fellowship Program (10/2012)

2012 October 26

Winterthur Museum and Country Estate
Winterthur, Delaware

Winterthur, a public museum, library, and garden supporting the advanced study of American art, culture, and history, announces its Research Fellowship Program for 2013-14. Winterthur offers an extensive program of short- and long-term fellowships open to academic, independent, and museum scholars, including advanced graduate students, to support research in material culture, architecture, decorative arts, design, consumer culture, garden and landscape studies, Shaker studies, travel and tourism, the Atlantic World, childhood, literary culture, and many other areas of social and cultural history. Fellowships include 4-9 month NEH fellowships, 1-2 semester dissertation fellowships, and 1-2 month short-term fellowships.

Fellows have full access to the library collections, including more than 87,000 volumes and one-half million manuscripts and images, searchable online at Resources for the 17th to the early 20th centuries include period trade catalogues, auction and exhibition catalogues, an extensive reference photograph collection of decorative arts, printed books, and ephemera. Fellows may conduct object-based research in the museum’s collections, which include 90,000 artifacts and works of art made or used in America to 1860, with a strong emphasis on domestic life. Winterthur also supports a program of scholarly publications, including Winterthur Portfolio: A Journal of American Material Culture.

Fellows may reside in a furnished stone farmhouse on the Winterthur grounds and participate in the lively scholarly community at Winterthur, the nearby Hagley Museum and Library, the University of Delaware, and other area museums.

Fellowship applications are due January 15, 2013. For more details and to apply, visit or e-mail Rosemary Krill at