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Job Opening – Assistant Curator, Byzantine Collection (10/2012)

2012 October 26

Dumbarton Oaks
Washington, D.C.

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Job Opening – Assistant Professor of Art History (10/2012)

2012 October 26

Montserrat College of Art
Beverly, Massachusetts

Assistant Professor of Art History, starting Fall 2013. Ph.D. (or ABD) required. Looking for a candidate who is interested in taking a leadership role in rethinking the two-semester art history survey. The applicant’s field of specialization is open, but it should include at least a strong secondary emphasis on non-European, non-western, or colonial/postcolonial art.

The art history offerings are part of a studio-centered curriculum that also includes an art history minor and an expanding art education program. The three/three teaching load will be comprised of survey, likely participation in a team-taught freshman seminar, and the potential to develop electives in the faculty member’s areas of specialization.


College teaching experience beyond the TA level required. Send letter of interest, including teaching philosophy and ideas about survey, c.v., names/contact information of three references, and indication of plans to attend CAA.  Initial interviews at CAA.  Email application materials in single, complete file to the Human Resources department at Montserrat College of Art,, with the subject line “Art History Search.”  To be assured of full consideration, apply by December 1, 2012.

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Montserrat College of Art is a young and growing four-year college of art and design in Beverly, Massachusetts that focuses on an intensive studio environment and one-on-one instruction from our faculty of accomplished artists, designers, and scholars. At Montserrat, students find a place of inspiration, respect, and encouragement, where they can develop their talents and achieve their vision of the future.

Montserrat College of Art is an Equal Opportunity employer with a strong commitment to diversity.

Job Opening – Faculty Position at KAIST, Art History (10/2012)

2012 October 26

Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology
Daejeon, 305-701 Republic of Korea

The Department of Humanities and Social Sciences in the College of Cultural Science at KAIST (Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology) invites applications for a tenure-track appointment at the assistant professor level in the area of Art History.

We are particularly interested in junior scholar of outstanding promise, who is interested in developing interdisciplinary research programs in line with the mission of the institution. The successful candidate will have a doctorate in a relevant discipline and will also be able to provide evidence of outstanding research and excellence in teaching.

KAIST is an internationally-recognized, government-funded research university based in South Korea, which aims to become a global leader in the key areas of research for the 21st century. As a rapidly expanding global institution, KAIST mandates English as the language of instruction. KAIST is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. Foreign nationals are welcome. Salaries and benefits are comparable to those of major American universities, and negotiable depending on qualifications. In addition, on-or off-campus housing will be provided as well as financial subsidy for settlement expenses and start-up funding for research. Position will begin in March 2013 (or September, depending on the preference of the chosen candidate).

Interested candidates should send a curriculum vitae (and only a curriculum vitae) to Search Chair, Professor Jeounghoon Kim, at for initial screening by November 4, 2012. Those who successfully pass the initial screening will be invited to submit additional materials.

Job Opening – Getty Graduate Internship Program (10/2012)

2012 October 26

The Getty Center and Villa
Los Angeles, California

September 9, 2013 – May 16, 2014


Internships are open to students of all nationalities. Applicants must be:

• Students currently enrolled in a graduate program leading to an advanced degree in a field relevant
to the internship(s) for which they are applying, or

• Individuals who have completed a relevant graduate degree on or after January 1, 2010, with postgraduate activities in their field, paid or unpaid.


Internships are located at the Getty Center in Los Angeles or the Getty Villa in Malibu. All positions are full-time beginning September 9, 2013. Most internships are for eight months, ending May 16, 2014. Conservation internships are twelve months, ending September 5, 2014. Grant amounts are $17,400 for eight months and $26,000 for twelve months. Support for research travel is available for up to $2,500. The grant includes health benefits, but housing and relocation funds are not provided.

Deadline: December 1, 2012

Please note that since the application deadline falls on a Saturday, we will accept applications through Monday, December 3 until 5:00 pm PST.

Contact the Foundation at 310-440-7320 or

Job Opening – Art Registrar (10/2012)

2012 October 25

University of Nebraska – Lincoln
Lincoln, Nebraska

Application review date: November 2, 2012

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Job Opening – Collections Manager (10/2012)

2012 October 25

University of Nebraska – Lincoln
Lincoln, Nebraska

Application review date: November 9, 2012

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Job Opening – Assistant Professor of Contemporary Art History (10/2012)

2012 October 25

Miami University
Oxford, Ohio

Tenure-track Assistant Professor with specialization in contemporary art (post-1945) to complement existing faculty with degree programs in art history, studio, graphic design, and art education. We especially seek candidates whose research bridges discussions of the impact of new media on contemporary art theory and practice and who can therefore foster connections to related disciplines. Responsibilities include teaching introductory surveys, upper-level courses in contemporary art, undergraduate seminars in area of expertise, and opportunities for graduate classes with MFA students; maintaining a high level of research and scholarly activity consistent with tenure expectations; and service requirements such as committee work, curriculum development, and/or service to student organizations. Ph.D. by start date of August 2013 required; record of scholarly activity and teaching experience are highly desirable.

Send cover letter including contact information and CV as a single PDF to Dr. Andrew Casper, Committee Chair, and be prepared to submit a teaching philosophy and recent publication upon request only. Please arrange for three references to send letters electronically to the same address. Screening of applications begins December 2012 and will continue until the position is filled.

Miami University is an EOE/AA employer with smoke-free campuses. Right to Know – Consumer Information…. Hard copy upon request.

Job Opening – Anne L. Poulet Curatorial Fellowship (10/2012)

2012 October 25

The Frick Collection
New York, New York

The Frick Collection is an art museum consisting of more than 1,100 works of art from the thirteenth to the nineteenth century displayed in the intimate surroundings of the former home of Henry Clay Frick. The residence, with its furnishings and works of art, has been open to the public since 1935. It is considered one of the world’s most perfect museums; its sister research institution, the Frick Art Reference Library founded in 1920, is of equal distinction. The Library is an internationally recognized research library that serves as one of the world’s most complete resources for the study of Western art.

Position Summary:
The Frick Collection is pleased to announce the availability of a two-year predoctoral fellowship for an outstanding doctoral candidate who wishes to pursue a curatorial career in an art museum. The fellowship will offer invaluable curatorial training and will provide the scholarly and financial resources required for completing the doctoral dissertation. Internationally renowned for its exceptional collection of Western European art from the early Renaissance through the end of the nineteenth century, The Frick Collection, complemented by the equally significant resources of the Frick Art Reference Library, offers a unique opportunity for object-based research. The fellowship is best suited to a student working on a dissertation that pertains to one of the major strengths of the Collection and Library.

The Anne L. Poulet Curatorial Fellow will have an opportunity to work with curatorial and educational staff on research for special exhibitions and on the permanent collection. Other curatorial training responsibilities include participation in the organization of the annual Symposium on the History of Art, a two-day event co-sponsored with the Institute of Fine Arts, New York University; the preparation, in coordination with a curator, of a focus exhibition around a work of art in the Collection; and participation in the daily administrative routines of a small museum. The Fellow will have a place of study, access to the collections and library, as well as introductions to New York City museums and libraries. Frick curators and conservation staff will be available for consultation on the dissertation. The Fellow will be expected to give a public lecture on his or her topic. The Fellow will divide his or her time between the completion of the dissertation and activities in the curatorial department.

Qualifications and Application Process:
Applicants must be within the final two years of completing their dissertations. The Fellow will receive a stipend of $35,000 per year and a travel allowance. The term will begin in September 2013 and conclude in August 2015.

Applications must include the following materials:
• A cover letter explaining the applicant’s interest in the fellowship and his or her status in the Ph.D. program. The letter should include a home address, phone number, and email address.
• An abstract, not to exceed three typed pages double-spaced, describing the applicant’s area of research.
• A complete curriculum vitae of education, employment, honors, awards, and publications.
• A copy of a published paper or a writing sample.
• Three letters of recommendation (academic and professional).

Please submit application materials to Letters of recommendation may be mailed directly to the address below. Please note that any additional materials sent by post must be submitted in triplicate to the following address:

Anne L. Poulet Curatorial Fellow Search
Office of the Chief Curator
The Frick Collection
1 East 70th Street
New York, NY 10021

The application deadline for the fellowship is January 18, 2013.

Finalists will be interviewed. The Frick Collection plans to make the appointment in early April.

Benefits in Employment with The Frick Collection:
The Anne L. Poulet fellow is considered a fulltime temporary employee for the duration of his/her fellowship and may access all benefits associated with fulltime employment status. Such as eligibility to participate in group life, health, and dental insurance plans. Employees contribute to the cost of their health insurance based on income level and the type of coverage they select. Other benefits include: short and long term disability insurance; employee contributed tax deferred annuity; flexible spending plans for health, dependent care and commuting costs; 13 paid holidays; and accrual of 12 vacation days the first year of employment (25 days second year). Additionally, The Frick Collection provides a dining service for all employees and volunteers.

The Frick Collection is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
The Collection does not discriminate because of age, sex, religion, race, color, national origin, disability, marital status, veteran status, sexual orientation or any other factor prohibited by law. Qualified candidates of diverse ethnic and racial backgrounds are encouraged to apply for vacant positions at all levels.
This description shall not be construed as a contract of any sort for a specific period of employment.

Job Opening – Assistant Professor of Art History (10/2012)

2012 October 25

The George Washington University
Washington, D.C.

Review of applications will begin on January 1, 2013

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Job Opening – Assistant Professor of Art History (10/2012)

2012 October 25

Reed College
Portland, Oregon

The Art department at Reed College invites application for a one-year position as Visiting Assistant Professor in non-Western Art or Architecture (including modern and contemporary) starting in the Fall of 2013. Ph.D. or near completion required. The position entails teaching 1) advanced courses in area of specialization; 2) an introductory seminar on the methodologies of art history; 3) likely participation in an interdisciplinary Humanities course.  It will also entail advising senior theses in art history. Reed College is a small, highly selective undergraduate institution with a strong liberal arts curriculum and an emphasis on excellence in teaching and scholarship. Reed College is a community that values cultural and intellectual pluralism as essential to the excellence of our academic program. In your cover letter, please convey how your teaching, scholarship, mentorship and/or community service might support the commitment to diversity and inclusion articulated in the College’s diversity statement (

Electronic applications are required and must be sent as PDF (preferred) or Word attachments. Send CV, letter describing teaching and scholarly interests, and three letters of reference to by December 2, 2012. If letters of reference must be sent in hard copy, please submit to Prof. Michele Matteini, Chair, Art History Search, c/o Karin Purdy, Reed College, 3203 SE Woodstock Blvd., Portland OR 97202. Any other search related questions should also be directed to Professor Matteini.

An Equal Opportunity Employer, Reed values diversity and encourages applications from underrepresented groups.