Harvard University Inga Maren Otto Curatorial Fellow in Cambridge, Massachusetts

43045BRAuto req ID:43045BRLocation:USA - MA - Cambridge Business Title:Inga Maren Otto Curatorial Fellow in the Division of Academic and Public ProgramsSub-Unit:------------ Appointment End Date:31-Aug-2018Salary Grade:090Time Status:Full-time Union:00 - Non Union, Exempt or Temporary Basic Qualifications:Candidates MUST meet the following basic qualifications in order to be considered for this role:MA in Art History, Visual Arts, Education, or related humanities field.Additional Qualifications:• Preference for a German-speaking European or specialist in German Art History.• PhD preferred.• College teaching experience in museums and classrooms preferred.• Curatorial, studio, museum education, 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.Additional Information:Application ProceduresPlease apply online: http://hr.harvard.edu/search-jobs.Search by School/Unit: Harvard Art Museums.A 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 on a rolling basis until the position is filled.1. Please apply online with letter and curriculum vitae. Please upload transcript, and one article-length, English-language writing sample.2. Please ask references to send letters of recommendation to the following address: am_dapp@harvard.edu (please note that the letters of reference will be verified).Department:Division of Academic and Public ProgramsPre-Employment Screening:Criminal, Education, IdentitySchedule:This is a full-time positionJob Function:Museum Duties & Responsibilities:Summary: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. Duties and Responsibilities:• Inga Maren Otto Curatorial Fellow will share fully in a range of teaching, learning, and research activities in the Division of Academic and Public Programs. The fellow will support teaching for all Harvard departments and schools in collections galleries at the Harvard Art Museums.• Under the supervision of the Director of Academic and Public Programs and Division Head, Research Curator of African Art Initiatives, the Fellow will support interdisciplinary teaching initiatives. Working closely with faculty and teaching fellows, will help develop assignments and course materials for Harvard classes across departments and schools. The Fellow will also support museum-based courses on curatorial practice.• The fellow will develop curricula and teaching exercises for the Materials Lab, a space designed to encourage the investigation of materials and techniques used in works of art. The fellow will help to develop print or digital tools for faculty teaching in the art study center in collaboration with all curatorial divisions. The fellow will support related faculty outreach programs, such as the faculty forum for the exhibition, \"Inventur—Art in Germany, 1943–55.\"• Foregrounding the museum’s teaching and research mission, 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 a rich offering of public and academic interpretive programs across various platforms.• The Fellow may supervise students and temporary employees.Please note: This is a one year term position scheduled to end August 31, 2018.School/Unit:Harvard Art Museums EEO Statement:We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, gender identity, sexual orientation or any other characteristic protected by law.