Henderson Curatorial Fellow in East Asian Art, Division of Asian and Mediterranean Art

Harvard Art Museums Cambridge, MA

Start date: September 1, 2016. Term duration: 1 year, with the possibility of extension for an additional year. The Curatorial Fellowship Program at the Harvard Art Museums is designed to broaden the experience of scholars embarking on professional and academic careers in art history who are considering the museum profession. The Henderson Curatorial Fellow conducts object-based research and scholarship on the East Asian Collections of the Harvard Art Museums, with a focus on the holdings of Korean paintings and calligraphy. Under the supervision of the Abby Aldrich Rockefeller Associate Curator of Asian Art, the Fellow works to improve cataloguing data, and researches and prepares interpretive exhibition materials for these works. The Fellow will also be given the opportunity to prepare similar materials for portions of the ceramics collection. The Curatorial Fellow also assists with a broad range of curatorial activities in the field of East Asian Art, including preparation of interpretive materials, curation of gallery installations and exhibitions, cataloguing of the permanent collection in the Art Museums’ database, and donor cultivation. Basic Qualifications: MA in art history or archaeology, with expertise in East Asian material culture. Application Procedures: Complete applications will be reviewed beginning March 14, 2016 until the position is filled. Please apply online with letter of interest and curriculum vitae: https://sjobs.brassring.com/TGWEbHost/jobdetails.aspx?partnerID=25240&siteID=5341&AReq=38530BR. Please upload transcript, and one article-length, English-language writing sample. Please ask three references to send letters of recommendation to the following address: am_asianmediterranean@harvard.edu (please note that the letters of reference will be verified). Posted on: 03/09/2016