Saint Louis Art Museum, Curatorial Affairs
A. W. Mellon Fellow for Japanese Art
|Location:||Missouri, United States|
This is a 3-year benefited fellowship with the Saint Louis Art Museum. The main purpose of this Fellowship is to research and evaluate the Lowenhaupt Collection of Japanese Art from the Meiji period (1868–1912), which comprises woodblock prints, paintings, lithographs, photographs, printed books, illustrated books, textiles, ceramics, and works in a variety of other materials. During the 3-year term, the Fellow will work with members of the Department of Asian Art to complete cataloguing of the Lowenhaupt Collection, prepare selected catalogue entries for publication on the Lowenhaupt Collection, assist in the planning of a special exhibition of the Lowenhaupt Collection in 2016, and evaluate other components of the Museum’s Japanese collection. The Fellow will also work with the Design department to develop installations of the Japanese collection; work with the Education Division in the development of programs around the Museum’s Japanese collection; and is expected to participate in the local and national community of curators, scholars, collectors, and dealers who specialize in Japanese art. Applications must be completed at www.slam.org/careers on or before September 15, 2013. A writing sample and three letters of reference should be uploaded with the online application. Women and minority candidates are strongly encouraged to apply.
Candidates who have completed a Ph.D. with emphasis on Japanese art within the last four years preferred; strong ABD candidates who are close to submission will also be considered. Some museum experience and knowledge of TMS or comparable collections management software preferred.
APPLICATION DEADLINE: September 15, 2013
EMPLOYMENT DATE: January 2014
SAINT LOUIS ART MUSEUM IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER
|Primary Category:||Japanese History / Studies
|Secondary Categories:||Asian History / Studies