Stefan Engelhorn Curatorial Fellow in the Busch-Reisinger Museum, Division of Modern and Contemporary Art

Harvard Art Museums, Cambridge, MA

Duties and Responsibilities: The Curatorial Fellow participates in all aspects of planning the exhibition “The Bauhaus and Harvard” under the supervision of its curator, Laura Muir, Research Curator for Academic and Public Programs, and Lynette Roth, Daimler Curator of the Busch-Reisinger Museum. The exhibition, which will be presented in 2019 on the occasion of the 100th anniversary of the founding of the Bauhaus, will focus on the Museums’ own holdings. Fellow assists with other curatorial activities, including preparation of interpretive materials, cataloguing of the permanent collection in the Art Museums’ database, and donor cultivation. The Curatorial Fellow helps provide content expertise for the Art Museums’ Art Study Center by supporting classes and individual appointments six hours a week, and contributes to interpretive programs. Basic Qualifications: MA in Art History. Additional Qualifications: Proficiency in German; PhD preferred; Curatorial or related experience; Commitment to fostering the appreciation of works of art in a museum context; Excellent organizational, interpersonal, and communication skills; ability to work independently as well as collegially. Applications must be submitted through Harvard’s Recruitment Management System, ASPIRE: Complete application includes a letter of interest, résumé or curriculum vitae, transcript, English-language writing sample, and three letters of recommendation. Complete applications will be reviewed beginning March 1, 2016 until position is filled. Please apply online with letter and curriculum vitae. Upload transcript, and one article-length, English-language writing sample. Ask references to send letters of recommendation to the following address: (please note that the letters of reference will be verified). Posted on: 02/01/2016