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Information about art history related jobs and opportunities.

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Job Opportunity: 6 opportunities for authors at the National Gallery

Posted 26 May 2017

Can you write engagingly about paintings to a strict word-count and in a limited time?

If so, the National Gallery seeks six authors to research and write descriptions of its paintings, and of people related to the paintings, as part of a major project to improve the Gallery’s digital information.

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Job Opportunity: Professor of the History of Art, Science & Folk Practice, the Warburg Institute

Posted 19 May 2017

The Warburg Institute in London is currently recruiting for a new Professorship in Art History, History of Science and Folk Practice.

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Job Opportunity: National Outreach Curator – Armada Portrait of Elizabeth I Project

Posted 17 May 2017

Royal Museums Greenwich are looking for someone to develop and deliver a national outreach programme to engage and inspire young people from all backgrounds with the fascinating stories behind the Armada Portrait.

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Job Opportunity: Conservation Studio Manager – Katherine Ara Ltd

Posted 11 May 2017

We are a private restoration and conservation studio based in central London, currently seeking a Studio Manager to head the daily running of a small, busy studio.

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Job Opportunity: External Examiner BA (Hons) Fine Art Critical & Cultural Studies Levels 5 & 6

Posted 9 May 2017

The University of Hertfordshire School of Creative Arts is seeking an External Examiner for the BA (Hons) Fine Art, Critical & Cultural Studies modules at Levels 5 & 6, to start September 2017. Experience of teaching Fine Art students preferred.

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Job Opportunity: Part-time teacher of History of Art

Posted 4 May 2017

The History of Art department at Stowe School, Buckingham is looking for someone to support our work with some part-time teaching to our Lower Sixth Students (Year 12) who are taking the Pre-U specification in History of Art.

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Job Opportunity: One-year, post-doctoral position for the 2017-2018 academic year

Posted 19 April 2017

The Department of Art & Art History at DePauw University (Greencastle, Indiana) is seeking a one-year, post-doctoral position for the 2017-2018 academic year.

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Job Opportunity: Resident Historian on board Viking Ocean Cruises

Posted 21 November 2016

A public enrichment figure on board Viking Ocean Cruises, delivering numerous high-level, historic, iconic presentations during a cruise.

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Funding Opportunity: Terra Foundation Academic Awards, Fellowships & Grants

Posted 19 October 2016

Terra Foundation academic awards, fellowships, and grants help scholars in the field of American art realize their academic and professional goals and support the worldwide study and presentation of the historical art of the United States.

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