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Pilkington Chair in History of Art (Manchester)

JOB: Pilkington Chair in History of Art (Manchester, UK).

The University of Manchester is looking to appoint a leading art historian to this prestigious Chair.

Originally endowed in 1956, the Pilkington Chair has been the beacon for History of Art at Manchester for nearly fifty years. In the recent past, the Chair has been held by distinguished art historians at the forefront of the discipline. The next Pilkington Chair we hope will be similarly influential in shaping the future direction of art history.

Art History & Visual Studies is part of a large Faculty of Humanities offering exciting opportunities for collaboration with other disciplines and research centres. AHVS was ranked fourth out of 30 art history departments in the UK in the Research Assessment Exercise of 2008. This new appointment is aimed at maintaining our strongly competitive position.

The person appointed may have expertise in any area of art history. You will have an outstanding research and publication record and will be expected to make a distinctive contribution to AHVS’s innovative teaching and thriving research culture, as well as provide intellectual leadership for the subject area and more broadly.

Application deadline: 9 February 2012. The post is available from 1 September 2012 or as soon as possible thereafter.

Salary is negotiable within the professorial range.

Click here for further particulars and information about how to apply for this vacancy (Ref: HUM – 00425).

Informal inquiries may be made to Professor David Lomas, Head of Subject, Art History & Visual Studies.

Source: H-ArtHist

Lecturer in the History of Art (UCL, London)

JOB: Lecturer in the History of Art and Material Studies, University College of London.

The History of Art department is seeking to appoint a full-time lecturer in the History of Art and Material Studies. UCL offers a unique single honours History of Art and Material Studies degree with a strong component of lab-based/workshop orientated work for students wishing to explore issues of materiality, technique, technical analysis and object based enquiry as well as associated theoretical, historical and ethical questions. We welcome applications from people with a PhD or equivalent, as well as significant experience in some aspect of the areas described above.

Applicants from the fields of conservation (of any medium including architecture and the built environment), technical art history and material analysis, would be particularly welcome. An interest in developing lab-based/workshop orientated teaching in these areas is essential. Additional experience in collection management, curatorial practice, studio practice or cultural heritage would be an advantage.

The successful candidate would join a thriving department with close links to London’s museum and gallery networks and in a university with its own important collections. They would contribute to teaching, take on administrative responsibility, be research active and generate  research income by actively pursuing and applying for appropriate  research grants.

Salary will be on either the UCL scheme Grade 7 (£35,557 – £38,595 inclusive of LW of £2,806 per annum) or Grade 8 (£39,668 – £49,501 inclusive of LW of £2,806) depending on experience.

Applications are to be made on line. If you have any queries about the application procedure, please contact Jessica Dain.

Application deadline: 6 February 2012. Interviews will be held on 12 March in London at the UCL History of Art Department.

Source: H-ArtHist

Assistant Curator, Barber Institute of Fine Arts

JOB: Assistant Curator (Part Time – 60%), University of Birmingham, Barber Institute of Fine Arts, Fixed Term for 21 Months.

We are looking for an energetic Assistant Curator (0.6 FTE) to join our busy Collections and Learning team.  You will be involved in all aspects of the care, development and interpretation of the Barber Institute’s world-class collections. You will also assist with preparations for our 80th Birthday Year exhibitions programme (2012/13) working with Head of Collections and Learning and Exhibition Officer.

A postgraduate qualification in History of Art or Museum Studies, with a good general knowledge of European art history 1250-1950, is essential, as are excellent organisational, communication and interpersonal skills. Specialist knowledge of European prints and drawings 1250-1950 and a significant publications record in this field is highly desirable.

Starting salary is normally in the range £20,346 to £21,864. With potential progression once in post to £25,312 a year. (Please note the salary will be pro-rata to that advertised).

Click here to download the details and submit an electronic application online. Closing date for applications: 27 January 2012.

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Source: www.jobs.ac.uk

Post of Graduate Trainee One-Year Fixed Term

JOB: Post of graduate trainee one-year fixed term, The Warburg Institute, London.

Description of Post: The Library Trainee will be responsible to the Librarian and will work under the direction of the Assistant Librarian in charge of the Reading Room.

Duties will include:
1. Reader Services — including issuing of readers’ tickets, enquiries from readers, some supervision of the Reading Room
2. Interlibrary loans
3. Catalogue record capture and editing
4. Assistance with the ordering of books (creating electronic records and mailing the printed order forms)
5. Assistance with book conservation
6. Assistance with the digitization programme
7. Preparing correspondence (e.g. template, acknowledgement letters)
8. Selling photocopying cards and accounting for cash taken in line with University financial regulations
9. Missing book searches

Knowledge of a modern European language would be useful, as would an interest in the subject areas served by the Library. The successful candidate should be able to work effectively, independently and as part of a small team, and will be expected to undertake occasional other duties in the absence of colleagues.

Conditions of Appointment:
This is a one-year fixed-term appointment to commence in mid-September 2012. The appointment will be made to Point 6, Level 2 of the University of London pay scale. The current salary is £17136 (including £2134 London Weighting). Deductions from salary for National Insurance contributions will be made at the statutory contracted-out rate. Salary is payable in arrears no later than the last day of each month by bank transfer.

The appointment will be full-time. The person appointed will work for 35 hours per week during Library opening hours according to a rota to be determined. The Library’s opening hours are 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays; 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. on Tuesdays and Thursdays during term-time or 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. during vacations. The Library is open from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturdays (other than in August and September). No other paid work may be undertaken without permission of the Director.

Method of Application:
There is no application form. Applications should be made by letter addressed to the Institute Manager, The Warburg Institute, Woburn Square, London WC1H 0AB and should include an up-to-date curriculum vitae with the names and address of two referees.

Applicants are also asked to download an Equal Opportunities form from the Institute’s website, which they should complete and send in along with their application. Any further enquiries should be addressed to the Librarian, Professor Jill Kraye.

The closing date for receipt of applications is 31 January 2012.

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Assistent in Bibliotheca Hertziana, Rom

JOB: Wissenschaftliche(r) Assistent in Bibliotheca Hertziana Max- Planck-Institut für Kunstgeschichte, Rom.

An der Bibliotheca Hertziana ist zum 1. Januar 2012 die Stelle eines(r) wissenschaftlichen Assistentin/Assistenten zur Anstellung im Zeitvertrag für die Dauer von drei Jahren zu besetzen. Es besteht die Möglichkeit der Verlängerung.

Aufgaben:
– Mitarbeit an der Selbstverwaltung des Instituts
– Vorbereitung und Durchführung von Exkursionen, Seminaren, Vorträgen und Tagungen
– Mitarbeit bei der Betreuung der wissenschaftlichen Nachwuchskräfte
– Betreuung der Besucher des Instituts
– Eigene wissenschaftliche Forschung zur italienischen Kunstgeschichte

Voraussetzungen:
– Abgeschlossenes Hochschulstudium der Kunstgeschichte mit überdurchschnittlicher Promotion
– Forschungsschwerpunkt auf einem Gebiet der italienischen Kunstgeschichte
– Hervorragende italienische und gute englische Sprachkenntnisse

Erwünscht sind:
– Neben der wissenschaftlichen Qualifikation didaktische und organisatorische Fähigkeiten

Vergütung:
Entgeltgruppe 13TVöD, bei gegebenen Voraussetzungen zuzüglich Auslandsbezüge. Sozialleistungen werden wie im öffentlichen Dienst gewährt. Schwerbehinderte werden bei gleicher Eignung bevorzugt.

Bitte richten Sie Ihre Bewerbung mit den üblichen Unterlagen und einer Darstellung Ihres Forschungsvorhabens bis zum 15. November 2011 an die

Bibliotheca Hertziana  (Max-Planck-Institut für Kunstgeschichte)
Prof. Dr. Sybille Ebert-Schifferer (geschäftsführende Direktorin)
Via Gregoriana 28, I-00187 Rom, Italien
e-mail: paulinyi@biblhertz.it

Source: H-ArtHist

Kustos/Kustodin der Graphischen Sammlung

JOB: Kustos/Kustodin der Graphischen Sammlung (Universität Trier) für 6 Monate zu vertreten.

Im Fach Kunstgeschichte des Fachbereichs III der Universität Trier ist ab 8. Oktober 2011 die Stelle eines/r. Kustos/Kustodin der Graphischen Sammlung (EG 13 TV-L) als  wissenschaftliche/r Mitarbeiter/in für 6 Monate zu vertreten (08.10.2011 – 08.04.2012).

Aufgaben: Lehre im Umfang von 8 SWS (insbesondere Themen aus dem Bereich der Druckgraphik und der Mediengeschichte), Betreuung der Graphischen Sammlung, selbständige Konzeption und Durchführung von praxisorientierten Projekten mit Studierenden.

Einstellungsvoraussetzungen: Erfolgreich abgeschlossenes Studium der Kunstgeschichte, Lehrerfahrung sowie eine möglichst an einer Graphischen Sammlung absolvierte Forschungs- oder Ausstellungstätigkeit. Erforderlich sind auch didaktisches Geschick und eine durch Vorträge oder Publikationen nachgewiesene Beschäftigung mit der Erfoschung reproduzierender Kunstgattungen.

Schwerbehinderte werden bei entsprechender Eignung bevorzugt eingestellt.

Bewerbungen mit Lebenslauf, Zeugniskopien, Schriftenverzeichnis, Aufstellung der Lehrveranstaltungen sind bis zum 12.09.2011 an die Geschäftsführerin des Faches Kunstgeschichte, Prof. Dr. Ulrike Gehring, 54286 Trier, zu richten. Wir bitten die Unterlagen nicht in Mappen zu versenden, da diese nach Abschluss des Auswahlverfahrens vernichtet werden.

Application deadline: 12 September 2011.

Source: H-ArtHist

Assistant Teaching Professor in Art History

JOB: Assistant Teaching Professor in Art History, University of Missouri – St. Louis (Department of Art and Art History).

Assistant Teaching Professor in Art History; full-time; non-tenure track.  Teach four courses per semester  – including undergraduate survey of western art and upper level courses within specialty area – student advising, and departmental service.  Teaching strengths in ancient or medieval art and architecture preferred;  competency in non-western art desirable.  Ph.D. and teaching experience required.  Nine-month, full-time one-year renewable appointment to commence 15 August 2011.  Submit letter of application, curriculum vitae, sample syllabi, two current reference letters. Review of applications begins  20 June 2011 and continues until filled.

Contact: Faculty Search Committee, Department of Art and Art History, University of Missouri-Saint Louis, Saint Louis, MO 63121; by email: hackmeisterm@umsl.edu: (electronic submissions encouraged).

Closing Date: 17 August 2011.

Source: H-ArtNet

One-year Position in Global Renaissance Art

JOB: One-year position in Renaissance art, University of Pittsburgh (Pennsylvania), 29 August 2011- 30 April 2012.

The department of History of Art and Architecture at the University of Pittsburgh is currently seeking a one-year replacement at the rank of visiting assistant professor, in the field of European or global Renaissance, for the academic year 2011-12 (with a start date of 29 August 2011 and an end date of April 29, 2012). The teaching load is two courses per term, with an additional expectation of some interaction with graduate students working on premodern European topics.  PhD and teaching experience are required.

We are particularly interested in attracting emerging scholars with innovative approaches to their field, and with an interest in connecting their area of specialty to larger intellectual frameworks that cut across field and disciplines.  The dept has recently reorganized itself with this goal in mind. Depending on budget and planning considerations, there is a strong possibility that a permanent position will open along these lines, for which the successful candidate would be welcome to apply.

Please send, in a single PDF file, an application packet consisting of a cover letter discussing your qualifications and research profile, cv, teaching portfolio (max 10 pages), and list of three references to Prof. Kirk Savage at ksa@pitt.edu.  The University of Pittsburgh is an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity Employer.  Women and members of minority groups underrepresented in academia are especially encouraged to apply.

Application deadline: 22 July 2011.

Source: H-ArtHist

Permanent Job at the Wallace Collection

JOB: Curator of Old Masters Pictures, Permanent Position, Wallace Collection, London, UK, c. £31,000 to £37,000.

As part of a small curatorial team reporting to the Collections and Academic Director, the Curator of Old Masters Pictures will be responsible for the care of the Wallace Collection’s pictures up to 1800, including paintings, drawings and watercolours and miniatures.

The role: The post holder will be required to undertake research into their area of the collection and to develop the Wallace Collection’s reputation as a centre for excellence and scholarship, helping to promote understanding and enjoyment of this Collection and fostering and encouraging the study of Old Master paintings and French 18th-century collecting, arts and culture.  The post holder will also be expected to help the Director and the Collections and Academic Director to promote the Wallace Collection’s international status as a great museum and centre for the study of eighteenth-century paintings and decorative arts.

The person: The Curator of Old Masters Pictures will need to have a demonstrable record in the study of paintings with a specialization in one of the strong areas of the Collection.  The post-holder will need in particular to have:

– A Ph.D. or an equivalent publication and research record
– An excellent knowledge and understanding of paintings
– A publication record and a love of research
– Excellent written and spoken communications skills
– Fluency in spoken and written English.
– Good knowledge of written and spoken French
– Good knowledge of at least another major European language
– Lecturing experience
– Ability to work as a member of a small team
– The ability to network nationally and internationally
– A conscientious and meticulous approach towards record-keeping.

Other desirable qualities:
– Flexibility
– Ability to learn quickly on the job
– Cheerful and positive approach to life.

For full details of the post and an application form please e-mail your name and address to personnel@wallacecollection.org or write to the Personnel Manager, The Wallace Collection, Hertford House, Manchester Square, London W1U 3BN.

Application deadline: 12 August 2011.

Visit the Wallace collection’s website.

Assistant Director (Humanities), BSR

JOB: Assistant Director (Humanities), British School at Rome (Via Gramsci 61, 00197 Rome, Italy).

The British School at Rome is seeking to appoint an Assistant Director to deliver an outstanding programme of academic events and support at Britain’s leading humanities research institute abroad, and to play a leading part in this exciting interdisciplinary community which brings together archaeology, classics, art history, history, visual arts and architecture.

The Assistant Director will be research active, and will be expected to demonstrate a continuing level of high academic achievement against an agreed research strategy. The role will also require the capacity to generate, plan and deliver academic events of an international nature and standard, and to support the community within the BSR.

You will receive free board and lodging at the British School at Rome. In addition you will receive a salary of £21,000 per annum, and you may opt into the USS pension scheme if desired. The BSR will provide basic health insurance, and reasonable relocation expenses. The period of engagement will be one calendar year, beginning on 1 October 2011.

Application Process: Covering Letter, stating your capacity to and experience in supporting a community, your personal research aims for your period as Assistant Director, and how you would seek to develop the research activity of the BSR. A CV, including a list of all publications. Names of three referees

Closing Date: All to be submitted electronically to info@bsrome.it with the Subject heading Assistant Director’s position, British School at Rome, no later than 5 pm BST on 29th June 2011.

Interview Date: Interviews will be held in London on Monday 25th July. Part of the interview may be conducted in Italian.

For more information or if you wish to discuss this post informally please contact Christopher Smith.

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JOB: Lecturer in Renaissance Art and Culture

JOB: Lecturer in Renaissance Art and Culture, University of Leeds – School of Fine Art, History of Art and Cultural Studies (Faculty – Performance, Visual Arts and Communications), University Grade 7 (£32,751 – £35,788 p.a.). Job Ref: PVART0001.

History of Art at the University of Leeds has a long tradition of challenging many of the assumptions and paradigms at the foundation of the discipline. Building on its internationally recognised work in reclaiming and re-elaborating the social history of art and establishing feminist studies in the visual arts, we continue to lead the development of theories and methods of art historical study. Scholars at Leeds explore the changing roles of emancipatory projects and critically-reflexive approaches to historiography, conduct pioneering research on issues of cultural and sexual difference in the visual arts, and consider the critical parameters of pre- and postcolonial studies in African, Asian, and Medieval art.

The close relations between History of Art, Cultural Studies, Fine Art, and Museum Studies in the School – a profile that is unique to Leeds – provide a vibrant intellectual environment for considering the interactions between theory and practice and the often-ignored limits of institutionalised discourses. This original profile continues to make Leeds critically expansive in its conception of ‘art’ and the ways that the ‘object of study’ can be constituted.

You should hold a PhD in the History of Art or Architecture, or in a related field, with a demonstrated expertise in Renaissance art. Your research will demonstrate a sustained interest in the critical interdisciplinary project of both the Art History Division and the School of Fine Art, History of Art and Cultural Studies as a whole.

You will have proven skills and experience in both teaching and research, and be expected to teach at undergraduate and MA levels, contribute to postgraduate supervisions, engage in research projects and external funding bids, and contribute to administration and enterprise activity.

Closing Date: 28 April 2011.

Informal enquiries may be made to Prof Catherine Karkov, tel +44 (0)113 343 5272, e-mail: finhos@leeds.ac.uk

Source: H-ArtHist

Professur für Kunstgeschichte (Zürich)

JOB: Professur für Kunstgeschichte des Mittelalters und der Archäologie der frühchristlichen und hoch- und spätmittelalterlichen Zeit, Universität Zürich.

Von den Bewerberinnen und Bewerbern wird erwartet, dass sie die Kunstgeschichte und Archäologie des Mittelalters in voller Breite in Forschung und Lehre vertreten. Erwünscht sind eine zusätzliche Kompetenz im Bereich der Archäologie der Neuzeit sowie internationale Berufserfahrung. Es wird erwartet, dass die zukünftige Stelleninhaberin oder der zukünftige Stelleninhaber den Lehr- und Forschungsbereich theoretisch und methodisch profiliert vertritt und diesen systematisch weiter ausbaut, um innovative Impulse für die Kunstgeschichte und Archäologie des Mittelalters zu geben und die Zusammenarbeit mit den anderen Professuren am Kunsthistorischen Institut, mit benachbarten Fächern sowie mit nationalen Institutionen und internationalen Organisationen zu fördern. Einstellungsvoraussetzungen sind ein abgeschlossenes Hochschulstudium, pädagogische Eignung, Promotion sowie Habilitation oder der Nachweis vergleichbarer wissenschaftlicher Leistungen.

Die Universität Zürich strebt eine Erhöhung des Frauenanteils in Forschung und Lehre an und bittet deshalb ausdrücklich qualifizierte Wissenschaftlerinnen um ihre Bewerbung.

Bewerbungen mit den üblichen Unterlagen (Lebenslauf und Publikations- verzeichnis, jedoch ohne Schriften, sowie Verzeichnisse der bisher durchgeführten Lehrveranstaltungen und Forschungsprojekte) sind bis zum  Dienstag 15. März 2011 zu richten an das Dekanat der philosophischen Fakultät, Rämistrasse 69, CH-8001 Zürich.

Gleichzeitig sind die Bewerbungen in elektronischer Form per E-Mail zu senden an: janina.gruhner@phil.uzh.ch.

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