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Information about art history related jobs and opportunities.

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The AAH's 'Careers in Art History' book offers general guidance on careers in art history. This is available in hard copy or pay-for-download PDF. For more art history and related jobs, try the links in the right-hand column.

Job Opportunity: Assistant/Associate Professor of Latin American Art and Visual Culture (Full-Time)

Posted 6 December 2016

The Department of History of Art and Visual Culture at the Rhode Island School of Design invites applications for a full-time Assistant or Associate Professor of Latin American Art and Visual Culture, with interests in indigenous, colonial, postcolonial or global dimensions. Candidates with additional interests in museum and curatorial studies are invited to apply.

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Job Opportunity: Assistant/Associate Professor of Islamic Art and Visual Culture (Full-Time)

Posted 6 December 2016

The Department of History of Art & Visual Culture at the Rhode Island School of Design invites applications for a full-time Assistant or Associate Professor of Islamic Art and Visual Culture, with interests in art, design or diaspora studies, and/or comparative cultural studies. Candidates with additional interests in museum and curatorial studies are invited to apply.

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Job Opportunity: Head of Postgraduate Programme - V&A

Posted 30 November 2016

The V&A are looking for a new Head of Postgraduate Programme for ‘History of Design’. Taught in conjunction with the Royal College of Art, this is the preeminent programme in the field and it is growing in connection with exciting developments at both Museum and College.

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Funding Opportunity: Yale Center for British Art Curatorial Research Fellowships

Posted 30 November 2016

The Yale Center for British Art invites curators from museums in the UK to apply for short-term residential fellowships. Applicants should be engaged in curatorial work in any field of British art. Awards are intended to enable curators to make use of Center / Yale collections, so to advance research on curatorial projects and collections.

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Job Opportunity: Freelance Client Contact Agent worldwide - Hampel Fine Art Auctions

Posted 24 November 2016

Hampel Fine Art Auctions are seeking a freelance client contact agent to start immediately or as soon as possible.

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Job Opportunity: Museum Manager/Curator - Gordon Russell Design Museum

Posted 22 November 2016

The Trustees of the Gordon Russell Design Museum wish to appoint a Museum Manager/Curator to lead the development of this exemplary museum which celebrates the work of one Britain’s most respected and influential mid-century furniture designers.

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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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Job Opportunity: Assistant Professor of Contemporary Art History, University of Colorado, USA

Posted 14 November 2016

The Department of Art and Art History at the University of Colorado at Boulder in the USA seeks a specialist in contemporary art for a full-time teaching and research faculty position to begin in the fall semester of 2017.

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Funding Opportunity: PhD Scholarship - Beyond Technocracy: Artistic Engagements with Cybernetics and Systems Theory

Posted 8 November 2016

Applications are invited for a fully-funded PhD scholarship, titled Beyond Technocracy: Artistic Engagements with Cybernetics and Systems Theory, under the supervision of Dr Tim Stott at the School of Creative Arts, Dublin Institute of Technology.

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Voluntary: Opportunities for Digital Curators - Support the eco-humanities and showcase your knowledge

Posted 7 November 2016

The EdTech venture RoadAmico is looking for professionals in the fields of heritage, social sciences, arts and literature interested in becoming part of an on-growing team of digital curators. RoadAmico has designed an interactive, collaborative and educational tool to help global educators to provide place-based educational experiences that happen out in the world, not in a classroom.

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Job Opportunity: Visiting Professorship, American University of Beirut, Lebanon

Posted 27 October 2016

The American University of Beirut invites applications for the Philippe Jabre Visiting Professorship in Art History and Curating. The area of specialisation required is Contemporary Art History and Theory, and Theories, Methods and Practices of Curating, with interest in art of the Middle East and the Arab world.

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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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Funding Opportunity: Emeritus Fellowships

Posted 17 October 2016

The Leverhulme Trust is currently inviting applications for Emeritus Fellowships, which enable retired academics from UK institutions to complete a body of research for publication.

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Voluntary: Front of House Volunteers at The Handel & Hendrix Museum

Posted 29 September 2016

The Handel & Hendrix Museum in Mayfair is looking for enthusiastic individuals with an interest in history, heritage, music and art who are reliable and keen to be involved in a dynamic organisation.

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Funding Opportunity: Obtain funding through crowdfunding

Posted 31 May 2016

Artists, galleries, art writers and curators are invited to submit projects to BeArt for funding, an innovative crowdfunding platform dedicated to contemporary art.

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