Tuesday, May 27, 2008


Salary: Open
Type: Full Time - Entry Level

The Walters Art Museum, Baltimore, seeks an energetic and innovative
assistant/associate curator for the department of medieval art, a
collection of more than 1,400 works of sculpture, ivory, metalwork, and
painting from Western Europe and the eastern Mediterranean regions of the
Byzantine Empire. Expertise in Byzantine art is required, since this is
one of the core strengths of the Walters' collection. Secondary
specialization and/or knowledge of post-Byzantine and/or Islamic art
desired. Candidates must be team players and sensitive to diverse
audiences, possess excellent communication and interpersonal skills, and
value the collection's public role. Responsibilities include research,
interpretation, installation and publication of the collection;
development of exhibition projects; recommendation of
acquisitions/deaccessions and solicitation of gifts; participation in the
museum's education and public programs and in all curatorial-related
activities (loan/acquisitions committee work, exhibition reviews, grant
writing); active contribution to scholarship in field of expertise. Funded
with support from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, this position will
remain an entry to mid-level appointment reporting to the Curator of
Medieval Art. Salary commensurate with experience. Excellent benefits and
research/travel support. Please send letter of interest, resume including
names and contact information of three references and copies of selected
publications to: Ms. Brenda Jackson, Department of Human Resources,
Walters Art Museum, 600 N. Charles Street, Baltimore, MD. 21201.
Application deadline date: June 6, 2008. An EOE/A drug and alcohol free

Requirements: Candidates must have museum experience and a Ph.D. in art
history and/or related field, including a record of research and
publication and exhibition organization. Required Education: Doctorate
NOTES: Salary commensurate with experience. Excellent benefits and
research/travel support.

Apply online at http://museumcareers.aam-us.org/jobdetail.cfm?job=2888582.32

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