AnthroJob of the Week, 28 June 2018

Yale University is looking to hire a Post-Doctoral Fellow in Native American Art and Curation. This is a two-year position attached to both the Yale University Art Gallery and the Department of the History of Art.

The position will provide curatorial training in a dynamic museum setting and extensive opportunities for scholarly research based on close work with Yale museum and library staff and collections, including at the Art Gallery, Yale Peabody Museum of Natural History, and Beinecke Rare Book & Manuscript Library, as well as other sources. It will also offer the opportunity to conceive and teach a seminar in the History of Art Department each semester and receive mentoring on research, publication, and pedagogy.

Required Skills

-Completed Ph.D. in History of Art or a related discipline specializing in Native American Art.

-Demonstrated research skills across a broad spectrum of Native American Art as well as a specialized focus within the field.

-Knowledge of and sensitivity to contemporary Native American communities and willingness to work with the Advisory Council on Native American Art and Culture.

-Developed writing and speaking skills for communicating with audiences ranging from the general public to international scholars.

-Experience in teaching undergraduate and graduate students at the university level.


-Desire and ability to build collaborative relationships and work effectively in the History of Art Department, the Gallery, and to collaborate with colleagues across the University.

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