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Job: Digital Humanities Developer, part-time, The Journal of Historians of Netherlandish Art (deadline: Jul 30, 2018)

The Journal of Historians of Netherlandish Art, September 04, 2018
Application deadline: Jul 30, 2018

The Journal of Historians of Netherlandish Art is the recipient of a Kress Digital Resources Grant for 2019-2020. We are therefore seeking a part-time Digital Humanities Developer (beginning fall 2018) to join editors of the JHNA in publishing a scholarly article by Dr. Melanie Gifford, Research Conservator for Painting Technology at the National Gallery of Art, Washington. The article, entitled, “The Fall of Phaeton in the Evolution of Peter Paul Rubens,” will be accompanied by high-resolution zoomable images and interactive painting sample analysis to illustrate her discovery of a second campaign of revision by the artist in The Fall of the Phaeton. The Digital Humanities Developer will create the various forms of digital imaging and facilitate accompanying technologies for the article using IIIF (the International Image Interoperability Framework http://iiif.io/) and its associated tools and/or other open source tools and enabling them to be integrated into an article that appears in JHNA. The DHD will be able to work remotely with the scholar if co-location is not possible. The article and accompanying digital technologies will be published in the Winter 2019 issue of JHNA published March 1, 2019.

Hiree can work remotely.

For details, go to www.hnanews.org (click on HNA News, then Opportunities).

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Job: Temporary Assistant Professor in Art History, Utah State University (Jul 16, 2018)

Utah State University, August 13, 2018 – June 30, 2019
Application deadline: Jul 16, 2018

Utah State University, Caine College of the Arts seeks a Temporary Assistant Professor in Art History to teach a 3/3 load. This is a 9- month temporary appointment for the 2018-19 academic year, beginning August 13, 2018. The ideal candidate will have a doctorate in Art History and experience in teaching at the university level. Salary is commensurate with experience. A generous benefits package is offered.

Your application should include a cover letter, curriculum vitae, philosophy of teaching statement, and the names, addresses, and phone numbers of five individuals who are familiar with your work as a teacher (this information will be captured on your application). Please do not submit creative/scholarly documentation until requested.
Responsibilities:

The candidate will teach six sections of Art History; three in the fall and three in the spring. She/he will be expected to also mentor and work with undergraduate students.
Dept/College Highlights:

The Department of Art + Design is comprised of 20 full-time faculty plus adjuncts, 7 support and technical staff, 16 graduate students, and 436 undergraduates. The department offers BFA degrees in Ceramics, Graphic Design, Art Education, Printmaking, Photography, Painting & Drawing, Sculpture, a BID in Interior Design, BA in Art and Art History, as well as a BS in Art; and MFA degrees as well. The BFA mission is to prepare students for graduate school or professional careers as artists and designers.

Founded in 2010, the Caine College of the Arts is comprised of around 70 full-time faculty plus adjuncts, 25 graduate students, and 800 undergraduates. The college offers graduate degrees in 12 emphasis areas and the bachelors in 34 different emphasis areas. The Caine College of the Arts provides for a collaborative culture in which a unified “community of the arts” can thrive. This collaboration supports opportunities in discovery, teaching, and learning, connections across artistic disciplines, and expanded outreach partnerships and possibilities. Collaboration and outreach position Utah State University as a national model for the “new land-grant university” where personal, professional, academic, and community enrichment through the arts is a major institutional goal. The Caine College of the Arts brings together students and faculty for artistic study and a liberal arts education at a research university.  For additional information about the college and its programs, visit cca.usu.edu.

Utah State University (USU) is a land-grant university founded in 1888. The university is a Carnegie RU/H institution with approximately 28,000 students (25,000 undergraduates and 3,000 graduate students) from all 50 states and 78 foreign countries.

The USU Logan campus is in Cache Valley, a community of about 110,000 located in a picturesque mountain valley in Northern Utah about 80 miles from Salt Lake City. Outstanding recreational opportunities abound in the nearby mountains and proximate region. Additional information about Utah State University can be found at www.usu.edu.

Utah State University is committed to enhancing multicultural and gender diversity and is sensitive to the needs of dual-career couples. It is an AA/EO employer and encourages application from minorities, women, people with disabilities and veterans. The Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986 requires that work eligibility be documented for all new employees. Please be prepared to verify eligibility for employment.
Qualifications:

Minimum Qualifications:

Minimum Qualifications: PhD or equivalent from an accredited institution.
Ability to teach a class in Art History
Demonstrated commitment to mentoring of students.
University teaching experience.

Preferred Qualifications:

Doctorate in Art History

Job: Collaborator, INHA, Paris

Paris, France, September 01, 2018
Application deadline: Jul 15, 2018

The Institut national d’histoire de l’art (INHA) is a French public institution of scientific, cultural and professional character constituted in the form of a “grand établissement” (cf Article L. 717-1 of Code de l’Éducation and governed by the French Decree No. 2001-621 of 12 July 2001). Its missions are “to develop scientific activity and contribute to international scientific cooperation in the field of history of art and heritage.” The INHA promotes research and the dissemination of knowledge, and brings together researchers, museum curators, and librarians, in conjunction with all kind of institutions dedicated to the discipline in France and throughout the world.

The INHA is composed of two main departments, the Department of Studies and Research, the Department of Library and Documentation, as well as other administrative departments. The Institute has approximately 200 staff members, of which 50 are employed in the Department of Studies and Research (DER). The Institute is under the authority of a General Director, assisted by an administrative Director, and other the supervision of a Supervisory Board and a Scientific Board.

The INHA conducts major research programs, produces resources for the international research community, and promotes basic research for specialized communities and the wider public. Although the INHA does not offer a graduation program, the role of academic training is central. The institution hosts art history students and young researchers (Master to Post-doc) for both short and long term residencies, and invites them to participate in several research programs and a large number of academic events. Resources produced by these programs reach from databases to exhibitions, print or digital publications. The development of the digital humanities and the new definition of the publication strategy are also at the heart of the DER’s missions

The DER is composed of eight major areas of research covering the periods from Antiquity to contemporary art, as well as thematic approaches (History and Theory of Art and Heritage History; Global Art History; History of Collections, Artistic and Cultural Institutions, the Economy of Art; History of Artistic Disciplines and Techniques). Each domain hosts a team of academic advisors (professors, researchers, curators, and teachers), students (Master or PhD) and researchers (post-doc, curators or project managers, as well as visiting researchers, national and international grant recipients). About 20 collaborative programs and activities are carried out within the eight major areas of research, in partnership with national and international institutions, and through both public and private funding.

Job Profile

Under the responsibility of and in close collaboration with the Director of the Department of Studies and Research (DER), the DER Deputy Director is in charge of developing the research policy of the INHA and contributing to its promotion.

In this capacity, he / she co-supervises, with the director of the DER, a dedicated administrative team and team of researchers with whom he/she coordinates the institute’s scientific activity. He / she thus ensures the successful realization and the promotion of the research programs, coordinates the activities of the eight research areas, and contributes to the development and strengthening of relations with the institution’s national and international scientific community. He / she implements the directives of the director of the Department.

He / she actively contributes to the documentary policy of the INHA by ensuring close collaboration between the two departments (DER and Department of Library and Documentation). In addition, he / she will coordinate the actions carried out in the field of digital humanities through the production of documentary resources and the development of new tools and national and international cooperation.

Lastly, he / she is expected to participate in the academic life of the institution, supervising the programming of symposia, conferences and seminars organized by INHA, and initiating personal or collective research. He / she participates in the implementation of the publishing and event policy of the INHA.

Interpersonal skills, strong sense of public service and enthusiasm for working in a team are essential for this position, as well as a profound dedication to the history of art. Knowledge of the national and international academic landscape and management experience are preferred. Fluency in French and English is required and other languages are desirable.

The position is vacant from 1 September 2018. The starting date will be determined according to the professional situation of the selected candidate.

The position is open to French-speaking art and heritage historians of international scientific renown, for a period of two or three years (renewable). Foreign applicants are eligible.

Applicants should provide a resume and a cover letter specifying his / her academic experience and explaining the specific interest for the activities of the INHA and his / her motivations for applying. Applications should be sent to the Director of the INHA (2, rue Vivienne, 75002 Paris, France) before July 15, 2018 and to the electronic address of the DER (der-dir@inha.fr). A copy of the application should also be sent electronically to the INHA general manager of services (direction.generale@inha.fr), who can be contacted for any additional administrative information related to this position.

JOB: Postdoctoral Fellowship in Medieval Art and Digital Humanities, Toronto

University of Toronto Mississauga, September 17, 2018 – September 1, 2020

Application deadline: Jul 15, 2018

The Department of Visual Studies at the University of Toronto Mississauga offers a two-year postdoctoral fellowship in medieval art, with a focus on Digital Humanities and web-based technologies. The Fellow will have an established track record in his/her/their own discipline and/or Digital Humanities. Qualifications for the position include excellent writing and communication skills, expertise in an area of medieval visual culture (broadly defined as European, Byzantine, Islamic art and architecture or related fields), and experience working with Drupal and information architecture.
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Job: Bavarian World Heritage, Bamberg

Bayerische Landesamt für Denkmalpflege, Bamberg, 01.09.2018
Application deadline: Jun 15, 2018

Das Bayerische Landesamt für Denkmalpflege sucht zum nächstmöglichen Zeitpunkt unbefristet

eine/n wissenschaftliche/n Mitarbeiterin/ Mitarbeiter der Fachrichtung Kunstgeschichte, Denkmalpflege,  oder European/World Heritage Studies (Master oder vergleichbar) in Vollzeit

Das Bayerische Landesamt für Denkmalpflege betreut fachlich das Auswahlverfahren zur bayerischen Tentativliste und daraus folgend die Bewerbungen möglicher zukünftiger, bayerischer Welterbestätten. Zudem berät es bestehende Welterbestätten zu Fragen des Welterbemanagements, des Monitoring und wirkt an der Vernetzung bestehender Welterbestätten mit. Es vertritt fachliche Aspekte der bayerischen  Welterbestätten in nationalen und internationalen Gremien.
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Job: Curator in Islamic Art at Museum Fünf Kontinente, Munich

Museum Fünf Kontinente, Maximilianstraße 42, 80538 München
Application deadline: Jun 24, 2018

Das Museum Fünf Kontinente wurde 1862 als erstes ethnologisches Museum in Deutschland gegründet. Innerhalb der vielfältigen Münchner Museumslandschaft bietet es durch seine hier bewahrten und kontinuierlich erweiterten Sammlungen einen einzigartigen Zugang zum kulturellen Reichtum der Menschen in aller Welt.

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