Postdoctoral Research Associate - 18th and 19th c American/British Art, Architecture, Landscape
|Location:||District of Columbia, United States|
CASVA, the Center for Advanced Study in the Visual Arts at the National Gallery of Art, supports outstanding emerging scholars in the field to assist with advanced scholarly research and program planning. Research projects are defined and supervised by the Center’s deans and residential professors. The positions are full-time salaried appointments with two-year terms, with an option of renewal for a third year. Research Associates are employees of the National Gallery of Art and will have full use of the Gallery’s library, research facilities, and services. As members of CASVA’s scholarly community they are expected to participate in ongoing meetings and programs at the Center. They are also encouraged to pursue their own scholarly research.
CASVA currently seeks to appoint a postdoctoral research associate with a specialty in 18th and 19th c. art, architecture, and landscape design in America and Britain. Incumbent will be part of the team dedicated to the research project, the History of Early American Landscape Design (HEALD), a comprehensive digital repository of primary source materials, both visual and textual, documenting the history of American garden and landscape design from the early colonial period through the mid-19th century. For more on the research project see https://www.nga.gov/research/casva/research-projects/keywords-in-american-landscape-design.html . The research associate also supports other research activities of the associate dean, such as lectures, exhibition planning, publications, and participation in professional meetings.
All applicants should have a PhD in art history or expect to complete all requirements for the Ph.D. by September 2019.
Preference is given to applicants who have not already held a regular faculty appointment.
Candidates with experience in digital art history projects and skills in imaging and database construction are encouraged to apply.
Applicant materials should be sent to firstname.lastname@example.org. Please include letter of interest addressed to Therese O'Malley, Associate Dean, CASVA, National Gallery of Art, Washington, DC; a curriculum vitae; and a list of 2 references.
Review of applications begins August 15, 2019 and continues until the position is filled.
|Primary Category:||Art / Art History
|Secondary Categories:||Architecture and Architectural History