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Medieval jobs! Project curator for the British Museum’s exhibition on Thomas Becket

Vacancy for Project Curator: Becket

Project Curator: Becket
Britain, Europe and Prehistory
Full time
Fixed term (14 months in duration)
£25,285 per annum

Application deadline:  13 September 2019 by noon

 

The British Museum is seeking to recruit a Project Coordinator to support the Becket exhibition project team, working closely with the Lead Curators in the development and delivery of the exhibition and publication.

Key areas of responsibility:

  • To work as a core member of the Project Team, assisting the Lead Curators and Project Manager as well as liaising with other key internal stakeholders.
  • To manage and file project documentation and correspondence. To obtain necessary information on loans (dimensions, special condition requirements, credit lines and copyright) through liaising with lenders and International and Departmental loans officers.
  • To compile and manage a digital database with object list and images.
  • To track and monitor the movement of BM objects for the exhibition between departments (such as conservation and photography).
  • To assist the Lead Curators with background research, picture research and picture acquisition for the exhibition and publication, and to coordinate new photography and manage photographic orders.

Person specification:

With a degree in relevant subject, the successful candidate will have demonstrable museum experience, project experience and research experience. They will be an excellent communicator at all levels and a team player who thrives on challenge. They will be adaptable, resourceful, imaginative, with ability to assess priorities and meet deadlines. They will have high proficiency in Microsoft Office including Word, Excel, and PowerPoint, and managing digital imagery.

Salary: £25,285 per annum
Location: London

Further details: https://bmrecruit.ciphr-irecruit.com//templates/CIPHR/jobdetail_1758.aspx 

Medieval jobs! Curator of medieval manuscripts at the Bodleian Library

R. W. Hunt Curator of Medieval Manuscripts

We are seeking a Curator of Medieval Western Manuscripts to work in the Weston Library, the home of the Bodleian’s Special Collections. You will carry out a full range of curatorial activities and duties, including creating catalogue descriptions of medieval manuscripts. You will be answering enquiries and supervising the reading rooms, supporting all aspects of teaching and learning with manuscripts, and carrying out research on the collections. You will also be assisting with exhibitions and public engagement activities, participating in acquisitions work, and supporting fundraising initiatives.

You will have an honours degree and a postgraduate degree in a relevant subject (or equivalent academic achievement), experience of cataloguing medieval manuscripts, and a reading knowledge of Latin. An ability to communicate with a broad range of people in presenting the collections is essential, as is a commitment both to the care of the collections and to a high level of service to readers.

This is a permanent, full-time post.

Benefits include 38 days’ leave (including bank holidays and fixed closures), a generous pension scheme, extensive training and development opportunities, access to travel and childcare schemes, free entry to colleges, discounted access to sporting facilities and a wide range of other staff discounts.

You will be required to upload a supporting statement as part of your online application. Your supporting statement should list each of the essential and desirable selection criteria, as listed in the further particulars, and explain how you meet each one. CVs alone will not form part of the selection process.

Only applications received online before 12.00 midday on Thursday 19 September 2019 can be considered.

Further details: https://www.bodleian.ox.ac.uk/about/jobs#vacancy-140881 

Job: Teaching Fellow in Architectural History and Heritage, University of Edinburgh

1200px-university_of_edinburgh_ceremonial_roundel.svg_Teaching Fellow in Architectural History and Heritage
Edinburgh School of Architecture and Landscape Architecture (ESALA)
Edinburgh College of Art

Closing Date: 5pm (GMT) on 15 March 2019

Click here for full details of this post and for the application form

Applications are invited for a fixed-term 0.7 FTE (24.5 hours per week) Teaching Fellowship in Architectural History and Heritage. The successful applicant will work within a long-established, leading programme in the history and theory of architecture, and will have expertise and experience in teaching architectural history in the contexts of architecture, history of art, and heritage studies to a high quality. You will have the skills to conceive effective and creative pedagogies and deliver these to support courses in the undergraduate and postgraduate programmes in architectural history, theory, and heritage in the Edinburgh School of Architecture and Landscape Architecture [ESALA].

You will have good communication skills, augmented by a wide and deep knowledge of architectural history and its scholarly traditions. Applications that demonstrate established skillsets in the practical aspects of architectural history and heritage, including historic building analysis and assessment, surveying, digital capture, and CAD, are especially welcome. These will be evidenced by appropriate expertise and academic achievement, and through teaching and assessment experience. You will also be able to demonstrate the ability to develop innovative teaching in classroom (lecture and seminar/tutorial) and field-research environments, including the preparation of online teaching support resources for students.

You will have a PhD-level degree in architectural history or related discipline, and have the ability to collaborate with a collegiate group committed to delivering innovative pedagogy and critical thinking through our School’s position in the University’s Edinburgh College of Art.

The post is part-time (0.7 FTE), fixed-term for 3 years.

This position is tenable from 1 August 2019 or as soon as possible thereafter.

Salary Scale: Grade UE07, £33,199 – £39,609 per annum pro rata

 

Still open! Vacancy, Assistant Professor of the History of European Architecture, ca. 500-1500, at Columbia University, NYC

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Columbia is still accepting applications for the following position:

Job Requisition Number 0000210
Field(s) of Specialization History of European Architecture, ca. 500-1500
Position Title Assistant Professor
Department A&S Art History & Archaeology
Location Morningside
Summary Description Department of Art History and Archaeology, Assistant Professor, tenure-track, History of European Architecture, ca. 500-1500.

We seek a colleague whose research focuses on any aspect of medieval architecture from late antiquity to the end of the Middle Ages and whose interests connect to other subfields of art and architectural history within the department and the Graduate School of Architecture Planning and Preservation.

Teaching responsibilities include regularly covering the history of medieval architecture in Western and Central Europe, participating in a team effort to teach a survey course in the History of Architecture, teaching advanced courses in the field of specialization, and teaching regularly in Columbia’s Core Curriculum.

The department is particularly interested in candidates who, through their research, teaching, and/or service, will contribute to the diversity and excellence of the academic community. The PhD must be completed by the time of the appointment (July 1, 2019).

Screening will begin by January 1, 2019.

Minimum Degree Required Ph.D
Minimum Qualifications A PhD must be completed by the time of the appointment (July 1, 2019).
RAPS posting date 11/21/2018
Search Closing Date
Special Instructions to the Applicant All applications must be made through Columbia University’s online Recruitment of Academic Personnel System (RAPS). On the RAPSsite, applicants should upload the following required materials: cover letter, curriculum vitae, and one published article or article-length writing sample. Applicants should also enter the information and arrange for a minimum of three letters of reference to be sent on their behalf. RAPS will accommodate uploads of maximum two (2) megabytes in size per document.

Before uploading documents, applicants first will be asked to input a name and valid email address for each reference provider. The application to this position must include a minimum of three reference letters. The applicant may enable RAPS to generate an automatic email to the reference provider, politely requesting a letter of reference and offering a secure link to the RAPS website where a letter can be uploaded quickly and easily. Wherever possible, letters should be uploaded in the online system. If this is not possible, the applicant should refer the reference provider or dossier service to the following address:

Attn: Medieval History Search Committee
Department of Art History and Archaeology
826 Schermerhorn Hall
Mail Code 5517
Columbia University
New York, NY 10027

After completing the “Provide References” screens, the applicant will come to the “Attach Documents” screen and will be asked to upload into RAPS the required application materials listed above. The completion of the application process in RAPS is indicated by a confirmation number, which the applicant should retain.

Proposed Start Date 07/01/2019
EEO Statement Columbia University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer —Race/Gender/Disability/Veteran.
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Job: Cambridge University, Lecturer in Medieval Art & Architecture. Deadline 17 Jan 2019

CambridgeThe Department of History of Art wishes to appoint a University Lecturer in Medieval Art and Architecture, and invites applications from candidates with a research focus on any aspect or area of medieval art and architecture in continental Europe and/or the British Isles, c. 1050 to c. 1450. Candidates will be expected to be engaged in high-level research, to publish in their specialist field, to seek opportunities to win external funding for that research, to teach and examine undergraduates, to supervise and examine MPhil and PhD postgraduate work, and to undertake appropriate administrative roles within the Department.

Candidates must have an excellent first degree and a doctorate in History of Art or in a closely-related field. We are seeking an individual with a rising academic trajectory and a strong record of research publications commensurate with their level of experience, who has the potential to become a key player in the Department’s teaching and research activities.

The successful candidate will be expected to take up appointment on 1 September 2019.

To apply online for this vacancy, please click on the ‘Apply’ button below. This will route you to the University’s Web Recruitment System, where you will need to register an account (if you have not already) and log in before completing the online application form.

Please ensure that you upload the following:

(a) a covering letter;

(b) a Curriculum Vitae (CV), including a full list of publications;

(c) a document describing (i) your main teaching and research interests, (ii) an indication of future research plans and directions, (iii) a description of the kind of teaching you would hope to offer, including a brief curriculum for 2 sample specialist courses (max. 2 pp. to include: aims, learning outcomes, and a schedule of up to 20 lectures/classes which would deliver the course material); and, if available,

(d) one recently-published research article.

Applicants are required to give contact details for three referees who may be contacted for a reference prior to interviews (In the final field for each referee ‘At what point in the recruitment process may we contact this referee?’ applicants should therefore select ‘At any point in the process’.)

Informal enquiries are welcomed and should be directed to the Head of the Department of History of Art (Professor R. P. Blakesley: rpg27@cam.ac.uk). Enquiries about the application process may be made to the Faculty Manager’s Assistant (recruitment@aha.cam.ac.uk).

The closing date for applications is midnight (GMT) on 17 January 2019.

Interviews are expected to take place in the 1st, 2nd or 3rd week of February 2019, in Cambridge.

Please quote reference GD17501 on your application and in any correspondence about this vacancy.

The University values diversity and is committed to equality of opportunity.

The University has a responsibility to ensure that all employees are eligible to live and work in the UK.

Further details: http://www.jobs.cam.ac.uk/job/19659/ 

Job: Ass. teaching prof. in History of Architecture, Pennsylvania State University, deadline January 15, 2019

Penn20State20Old20Main20tulipsThe Department of Art History at The Pennsylvania State University seeks to appoint a three-year fixed-term assistant teaching professor with a specialization in ancient or medieval architecture of any geography. The appointment will begin on August 1, 2019 and carry the possibility of renewal. We are particularly interested in candidates conversant in diverse methodologies, including those involving new technologies and/or technical art history. The department values dynamic teachers who are prepared to lead upper level undergraduate and graduate courses in their field, as well as teach large introductory classes in the history of Western architecture. Expectations include undergraduate advising, graduate mentoring, and departmental and university service. Preference will be given to candidates who have a Ph.D. in art history or a related discipline.

To apply go to https://psu.edu.jobs/ job #84579, candidates should upload a letter of application, an up-to-date CV, and the names and contact information for three references to the Penn State Electronic Job Management System.  Applications received by January 15 will be assured full consideration.  However, applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

Penn State is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer, and is committed to providing employment opportunities to all qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.

Job: Professor/in fuer Allg. Mittlere und Neuere Kunstgeschichte, Innsbruck

universitat-innsbruckInstitut für Kunstgeschichte, Philosophisch-Historische Fakultät, Leopold-Franzens-Universität Innsbruck
Application deadline: Nov 14, 2018

Ausschreibung der Stelle einer/eines Universitätsprofessorin/ Universitätsprofessors für Allgemeine Kunstgeschichte mit Schwerpunkt Mittlere und Neuere Kunstgeschichte

Am Institut für Kunstgeschichte der Philosophisch-Historische Fakultät der Leopold-Franzens-Universität Innsbruck ist die Stelle einer/eines

gemäß § 98 UG 2002 in Form eines unbefristeten privatrechtlichen Arbeitsverhältnisses mit der Universität zu besetzen.

AUFGABEN

Die Stelleninhaberin / der Stelleninhaber soll das Fach Allgemeine Kunstgeschichte mit Schwerpunkt Mittlere und Neuere Kunstgeschichte in seiner ganzen Breite in Forschung und Lehre vertreten. Der Forschungsschwerpunkt soll in einem oder mehreren Themenbereichen im Zeitrahmen von Spätantike bis ausgehender früher Neuzeit liegen.

Die Forschungstätigkeit sollte ihren Niederschlag auch in internationalen Tagungen, Publikationen und drittmittelfinanzierten Forschungsprojekten finden.

Gewünscht ist eine vielfältig vernetzte Forscher/innenpersönlichkeit, die fähig und bereit ist, interdisziplinär zu arbeiten und neue Impulse zu geben.

Die Stelleninhaberin / der Stelleninhaber soll sich jedenfalls in den universitären Forschungsschwerpunkt „Kulturelle Begegnungen & Kulturelle Konflikte“ einbringen.

Die Mitarbeit in der akademischen Selbstverwaltung wird erwartet.

ANSTELLUNGSERFORDERNISSE

a)    eine der Verwendung entsprechende abgeschlossene inländische oder gleichwertige ausländische Hochschulbildung;
b)    einschlägige Lehrbefugnis (Habilitation) oder gleichzuhaltende Eignung;
c)    fachspezifische Monographien und Publikationen in international anerkannten Publikationsorganen und Fachzeitschriften
d)    Nachweis der Einbindung in internationale Forschung;
e)    Erfahrung in der Einwerbung von Drittmitteln;
f)    nachgewiesene didaktische Fähigkeiten aufgrund universitärer Lehrerfahrung;
g)    Führungskompetenz (Sozial-, Problemlösungs- und Organisationskompetenz).

Bewerbungen müssen bis spätestens 14.11.2018
an der Leopold-Franzens-Universität Innsbruck, Fakultäten Servicestelle, Standort Innrain 52f, A-6020 Innsbruck (fss-innrain52f@uibk.ac.at) eingelangt sein.

Die Leopold-Franzens-Universität Innsbruck strebt eine Erhöhung des Frauenanteiles an und lädt deshalb qualifizierte Frauen zur Bewerbung ein. Frauen werden bei gleicher Qualifikation vorrangig aufgenommen.

Für diese Position ist eine Einreihung in die Verwendungsgruppe A1 des Kollektivvertrages für ArbeitnehmerInnen der Universitäten und ein Mindestentgelt von € 5.005,10/Monat (14 mal) vorgesehen. Ein in Abhängigkeit von Qualifikation und Erfahrung höheres Entgelt und die Ausstattung der Professur sind Gegenstand von Berufungsverhandlungen. Darüber hinaus bietet die Universität zahlreiche attraktive Zusatzleistungen (http://www.uibk.ac.at/universitaet/zusatzleistungen/).

Die Bewerbungsunterlagen sollen jedenfalls enthalten: Lebenslauf mit einer Beschreibung des wissenschaftlichen und beruflichen Werdeganges, Liste der wissenschaftlichen Veröffentlichungen, der Vorträge sowie der sonstigen wissenschaftlichen Arbeiten und Projekte, Beschreibung abgeschlossener, laufender und geplanter Forschungstätigkeiten und die fünf wichtigsten Arbeiten. Die Bewerbungsunterlagen sind jedenfalls digital (CD, E-Mail usw.) beizubringen. Die Papierform ist optional.

Laufende Informationen über den Stand des Verfahrens finden Sie unter: http://www.uibk.ac.at/fakultaeten-servicestelle/standorte/innrain52f/berufungen_habilitationen/berufungen_index_2010.html