The List Visual Arts Center, MIT’s contemporary art museum, collects, commissions, and presents rigorous, provocative, and artist-centric projects that engage MIT and the global art community.
The List Center is pleased to offer a Curatorial Fellowship position for an emerging curator with a demonstrated interest in contemporary art and an advance degree in art history or a similar field. The Curatorial Fellow will work with the Curator, Assistant Curator, and other staff on several elements of contemporary curatorial practice, including: exhibitions and artists research; managing checklists; conceiving, organizing, and implementing curatorial public programs; coordinating gallery text, web, and print publications; and managing digital files. In addition to contributing to the exhibition program, the Fellow will work with the collections and the Institute’s active program of commissioning new public art, including: artists research; correspondence and administrative duties; and assist with the annual Student Loan Art Program. The Fellow may have the opportunity to assist with curating a small collections exhibition and contribute to catalogs.
This is a one-year position. It is a 35-hours per week position. The position will start July 1, 2016.
Applicants must possess a master’s degree in art history, curatorial studies, or a related field, with a focus in contemporary art, or be in their final year of such a degree program with a matriculation date no later than June 2016. They must be authorized to work in the US.
To apply, please submit a cover letter (including a brief description of the applicant’s interest in contemporary art and professional goals), a resume, and the names of three professional and/or academic references by May 15, 2016 via MIT’s online application system http://careers.mit.edu/ Job Number: 13352.
May 15, 2016