Washington University in St. Louis, Art History and Archaeology
Postdoctoral Fellow in South Asian Art
|Institution Type:||College / University|
|Location:||Missouri, United States|
The Department of Art History and Archaeology at Washington University and the Saint Louis Art Museum seek a specialist in South Asian art for a joint teaching-curatorial one-year position beginning July 1, 2013 (start date could be moved to January 1, 2014). The successful candidate will teach two courses during one semester at Washington University in the spring 2014 as the Korff Fellow, and will spend another six months working full-time at the Saint Louis Art Museum as an A. W. Mellon Curatorial Fellow. Applicants should have received their PhD degree in 2009 or later. Courses at Washington University, offered to a combination of advanced undergraduates and graduate students, will broadly address Indian art, architecture and visual culture and also the candidate's specific research area; expertise in the period of 15th through 19th centuries is particularly welcome; a secondary interest in S. Asian modern or contemporary art is possible. The museum seeks a candidate with a background to engage in collection research in the area of sculpture, or to help catalogue, write text panels and contribute to the planning of an exhibition in the new galleries for Prints, Drawing and Photographs in the new extension of the museum. The Fellow will also give several gallery talks on South Asian art. Annual salary will be $50,000 a year, plus benefits, plus some research and travel funds. To apply please go to jobs.wustl.eduand look up job posting #25502. Required materials which may be uploaded to the website include a letter of interest, current c.v., and a writing sample. The required three letters of recommendation and any writing samples too large to be uploaded should be directed by April 15, 2013 to Prof. Elizabeth Childs, Chair, Department of Art History and Archaeology, CB 1189, One Brookings Drive, St Louis MO 63130-4899 or e-mailed to firstname.lastname@example.org. Interviews will be conducted by phone, and finalists will be brought to St Louis in late spring. Washington University in St Louis is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and actively encourages applications by women and members of minority groups.
Employment eligibility is required upon appointment. The Saint Louis Art Museum is also an equal opportunity employer, Minorities/Female/Disabled/Veteran.
Prof. Elizabeth Childs, Chair, Department of Art History and Archaeology, CB 1189, One Brookings Drive, St Louis MO 63130-4899
|Primary Category:||Art and Art History
|Secondary Categories:||South Asian History / Studies