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.

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