Employment

Employment

Associate Curator

The Associate Curator researches and proposes acquisitions; develops relations with collectors, donors, and the public; and helps prioritize and achieve short- and long-range institutional goals. This position offers unique opportunities to develop stimulating exhibitions and publications as well as to shape the direction of the Museum’s permanent collection with an emphasis on historically underrepresented artists.

The Associate Curator will have the opportunity to contribute significantly to Washington University’s and the region’s growing national and global distinction for critical engagement with issues of racial and social justice. The person in this position will be invited to affiliate with the Center for the Study of Race, Ethnicity and Equity as Curator-in-Residence, working with faculty, researchers, students, and other stakeholders in the Center’s arts and culture initiatives. They will collaborate closely with the University's vital and growing research force in developing the future of race studies, including critical race scholarship and its engagement with art, culture, and design.

This is a full-time, benefits-eligible senior staff position that reports to the Director and Chief Curator. A master's degree in Art History or a related field, three years' curatorial experience, and in-depth knowledge of pre-1950s modern art required. Expertise in pre-1950s African American and African-disaporic art history or (post)colonialism in the Americas preferred.

Application Instructions

For the complete posting, full requirements, and application, visit the Washington University employment website at jobs.wustl.edu, reference number 49706, or use this link.

Museum Academic Programs Coordinator

A vital position in the Education Department of the Mildred Lane Kemper Art Museum, the Museum Academic Programs Coordinator bridges the Museum and the Washington University campus community through the research, development, and implementation of in-depth curriculum-based programs. Through inclusive outreach initiatives and partnership building, this position contributes to the intellectual and social development of students of all backgrounds and advances the Museum’s goal to become a truly diverse, inclusive, and equitable institution. Success in this position requires collaboration with WUSTL faculty to incorporate collections-based assignments in their course curricula and to facilitate the use of the Museum galleries as alternative classroom spaces.

This position is a benefits-eligible one-year contract with the possibility of renewal. The Museum Academic Programs Coordinator reports to the Head of Museum Education. A master's degree in Art History or a related field and one year experience with arts educational program development required.

Application Instructions

For the complete posting, full requirements, and application, visit the Washington University employment website at jobs.wustl.edu, reference number 49709, or use this link.

Student Employment & Internships

Museum Education Internship

The Museum Education Internship is a paid internship program within the Education Department of the Kemper Art Museum. The purpose of the internship is to provide opportunities to interdisciplinary students from historically underrepresented groups to actively participate in the museum field by contributing to the Kemper Art Museum’s educational programs.

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