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Chrysler Museum of Art, Summer Fellowship

The Chrysler Museum of Art is seeking a current graduate student or recent recipient of a graduate degree to serve as a Summer Fellow for Summer 2018. The Summer Fellow will provide research and assistance for a forthcoming exhibition and catalogue devoted to the architecture of Thomas Jefferson and Andrea Palladio. Working closely with the project curators, the Fellow will carry out object research, manage checklists and loan requests, coordinate catalogue submissions, and other project related duties as assigned. The fellowship is for a term of 10—12 weeks to commence around May 21, 2018 and carries a stipend of $5,000—$6,000.

 

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILIES & DUTIES:

 

Carry out primary source and image research related to exhibition objects

 

Assist with checklist development and management

 

Develop and maintain research and object files

 

Assist with publication management to include image requests and research for the publication

 

Assist with organization of scholars’ colloquia

 

Carry out correspondence related to the exhibition, to include catalogue authors and colleagues at lending institutions

 

REQUIREMENTS & QUALIFICATIONS:

 

B.A. Required, Current Graduate Student or recent recipient of Graduate degree (M.A.) in Art History, American Studies, Architectural History or related discipline preferred

 

Excellent written, oral, and editorial skills

 

Strong organizational skills with meticulous attention to detail

 

Reading and writing in Italian preferred

 

Excellent computer skills required

 

Previous museum experience preferred

 

Strong knowledge of early American history, architectural history, and/or Italian architecture

 

TO APPLY

 

Please send a cover letter explaining your interest and preparation for the fellowship and a CV or resume to: Corey Piper, Brock Curator of American Art cpiper@chrysler.org  

 

DEADLINE:

 

Applications due March 12, 2018, with notifications expected early April, 2018.

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