Fellowship: Inga Maren Otto Curatorial Fellow, Harvard University (Cambridge, MA, USA)

  • Auto req ID : 40886BR
  • Business Title : Inga Maren Otto Curatorial Fellow
  • School/Unit : Harvard Art Museums
  • Location : USA – MA – Cambridge
  • Job Function : Museum
  • Time Status : Full-time
  • Schedule : This is a full-time position
  • Department : Division of Academic and Public Programs
  • Salary Grade : 090
  • Union : 00 – Non Union, Exempt or Temporary

Please note: This is a one year term position.
The Curatorial Fellowship Program at the Harvard Art Museums is designed to broaden the experience of scholars embarking on professional and academic careers in art history who are considering the museum profession.
Duties and Responsibilities

  • Inga Maren Otto Curatorial Fellow in the Division of Academic and Public Programs will share fully in a range of teaching, learning, and research activities in the Materials Lab, a new space designed to encourage the investigation of materials and techniques used in works of art. The Fellow will support teaching at the undergraduate and graduate levels across academic disciplines, from History of Art and Architecture to Chemistry to Romance Literature and Languages. The Fellow will also help develop and support public workshops that explore artists’ techniques and processes.
  • Under the supervision of the Research Curator for Conservation and Technical Studies Programs, the fellow will undertake research on topics related to Materials Lab programs and to training in technical art history. The fellow will research and develop content for workshops and classes on materials and techniques used in works of art such as carbon.  The fellow will also research materials and techniques in preparation for academic and public programs related to an upcoming exhibition on the Bauhaus.
  • Foregrounding the museum’s teaching and research mission, the Curatorial Fellow helps provide content expertise for the Art Museums’ Art Study Center by supporting classes and individual appointments six hours a week, and contributes to a rich offering of public and academic interpretive programs across various platforms.
  • The Fellow may supervise students and temporary employees.

Basic Qualifications: MA in Art History, Fine Arts, or related field.
Additional Qualifications

  • Preference for a German-speaking European or specialist in German Art History.
  • PhD preferred.
  • Curatorial, studio, museum education, or related experience.
  • Commitment to fostering the appreciation of works of art in a museum context.
  • Excellent organizational, interpersonal, and communication skills; ability to work independently as well as collegially.

Application Procedures
A complete application includes a letter of interest, résumé or curriculum vitae, transcript, English-language writing sample, and three letters of recommendation. Complete applications will be reviewed beginning November 1, 2016 until the position is filled.
1. Please apply online with letter and curriculum vitae on this site. Please upload transcript, and one article-length, English-language writing sample.
2. Please ask references to send letters of recommendation to the following address: am_dapp@harvard.edu (please note that the letters of reference will be verified).
Pre-Employment Screening

  • Criminal
  • Education
  • Identity

Appointment End Date : 30-Nov-2017
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Harvard 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, gender identity, sexual orientation or any other characteristic protected by law.