Rubin Museum of Art, Curatorial Fellow
|Location:||New York, United States|
|Position:||Doctoral Fellow, Fellow, Research Professional|
~~About the Position
The fellowship term will provide insight in critical aspects of museum work including exhibitions, research, collections management, conservation, art handling, education, and publications. The Fellow will be expected to participate in the Museum’s programmatic and intellectual life during regular staff hours.
The fellowship term is for a 12-month period with the potential for an extension of an additional 12 months for an overall total of up to 24 months.
The incumbent reports to the Senior Curator of Collections & Research.
• Working with the assigned curatorial supervisor on exhibitions and explore possible topics in exhibition development.
• Assisting with the development of the museum’s growing digital and online presence, and other duties as assigned.
• Collection based research, including research of the museum’s collection, assisting with an ongoing collection assessment, updating object records, and other collection-based duties as assigned.
• Giving gallery talks and developing presentations.
• Assists curators in the accomplishment of a wide variety of curatorial tasks.
• In collaboration with other curatorial staff, develops and/or assists with Rubin Museum projects.
• Performs other duties as assigned.
• At least an MA, preferably PhD candidate in Himalayan art history or a related field such as Tibetan studies, Buddhist Art, Buddhist studies, cultural anthropology, museum studies, or equivalent experience.
• Some experience within the curatorial area of an art museum or research institution.
• Familiarity with exhibition development and object research processes.
• Excellent oral and written communication skills.
• Must have excellent interpersonal skills.
• Reading knowledge of Tibetan, Nepali, Sanskrit, or other relevant research languages. Reading knowledge of Tibetan – preferred.
• Excellent interpersonal skills.
• Demonstrated creativity and critical thinking skills.
• Knowledge of Adobe Photoshop software application preferred.
• Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite applications (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook).
• Database experience preferred (PastPerfect, TMS and similar systems).
• A salary of $40,000 per annum.
• 20% of work time will be made available for the Fellow to pursue research topics of his/her own choosing.
The Rubin offers an attractive and competitive benefits package.
~~The Rubin offers an attractive and competitive benefits package.
Please provide the following as part of your application:
|Primary Category:||Asian History / Studies
|Secondary Categories:||Art / Art History