The Research and Academic Program at the Clark Art Institute welcomes applications for the position of Manton Postdoctoral Fellow and Assistant Director. The successful candidate will join a small, committed staff in initiating and implementing a series of programs—colloquia, conferences, workshops, and other collaborations—designed to expand links among institutions engaged in art history, visual studies, art, and curatorial practice. The Fellow also provides general support for Research and Academic Program operations.

Job Requirements

Applicants must hold the PhD in art history or a related field, as well as possess a deep knowledge of critical and methodological issues in art history and a demonstrable commitment to issues concerning the discipline’s expanding geography. The position entails no restrictions concerning geographic or historical specialization. In addition to outstanding academic credentials, we seek a candidate with the following qualities: proven organizational competence; an eye for detail; an ability to manage and coordinate multiple projects simultaneously; exceptional interpersonal skills; an ability to collaborate with large and varied sets of colleagues; and, a clear investment in issues of methodology and critical art history. This full-time, twelve-month position will begin at the beginning of academic year 2015-16 and conclude at the end of the following summer. The salary for the position is $50,000 per year, with full benefits. The Fellow will also have access to both a leading art research library and the Research and Academic Program, which is among the country’s most active and stimulating research institutions.  for more information on the range of this program.

Application review will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Please email a letter of application, a current curriculum vitae, relevant publications, statement of research interests, and two academic references to