Current Opening

Post-Doctoral Fellowship

Research and Academic Program
Job Summary
The Research and Academic Program at the Clark Art Institute announces a postdoctoral fellowship. 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. 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.
Essential Functions
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 position will begin at the beginning of academic year 2014-15 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. More information on the range of this program can be found here.
Application review will begin July 1 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 [email protected] For more information, please email David Breslin, Associate Director of the Research and Academic Program.