| || CLOSED TO FURTHER APPLICATIONS |
| || 22-Dec-2016 |
| || Yale Art Gallery - Photography |
| || 41238BR |
| || Intern, YUAG Pre-Doctoral |
| || Marcia Brady Tucker Fellow |
| || None - Not included in the union (Yale Union Group) |
| || Overtime Eligible - (Yale FLSA Group) |
| || Full time |
| || Fixed |
| || 2 years from date of hire |
| || Yes |
| || 01-Sep-2019 |
| || Administration & Operations |
| || Associate (00) |
| || Central Campus |
| || 1111 Chapel Street
New Haven, CT 06510 |
| || Standard (M-F equal number of hours per day) |
| || 37.5 |
| || |
The Marcia Brady Tucker Curatorial Fellowship is a two-year, full-time appointment with benefits designed for an emerging scholar in the History of Photography who is interested in a curatorial career. Reporting to the Richard Benson Assistant Curator of Photography and Digital Media at the Yale University Art Gallery the Fellow will conduct essential research on and provide organizational, teaching, and project support related to the Gallery’s photography collection.
• Conducting research on aspects of the permanent collection and aiding curators in making information available to the public. Answering queries about the collection, and interacting with scholars, students, and the public on matters concerning the collection.
• Collections cataloguing and assisting with the publication of the list of the department’s acquisitions in the annual Bulletin. Building comprehensive curatorial files on both new and prior acquisitions.
• Coordinating faculty requests for teaching with photographs and managing course sessions utilizing photographs from the collection. Assisting with student and visitor activity in busy study room for prints, drawings, and photographs and acting as the primary liaison between the department and faculty teaching from the collection.
• Assisting with exhibitions, publications, and programs organized by the department, up to and including research, liaising with internal and external colleagues, gathering images, and writing letters and label copy, etc.
• Supporting the museum’s educational program by giving gallery talks and special presentations or classes as needed. Ensuring the special care, security, and proper user handling of the prints, drawings, and photographs.
• Other curatorial tasks as needed.
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include the following documents in your application: cover letter, CV, graduate
transcript, and contact information for three professional references. Review of materials will begin
immediately and will be accepted until the position is filled
| || 1. Conducts research on new acquisitions and catalogues them in appropriate databases. Builds comprehensive curatorial files on both new and prior acquisitions. 2. Participates in public programming and collections maintenance, and in planning for reinstallation of permanent collections. 3. Assist with exhibitions, publications, and programs organized by the department, up to and including research, liaising with internal and external colleagues, gathering images, writing letters and label copy, and overseeing study rooms. 4. Supports museum’s educational programs by giving talks and special presentations or classes. May assist the Education Department with activities related to the teaching gallery. 5. Ensures the special care, security, and proper user handling of all collections, prints, drawings, and photographs, etc. 6. Works with the department to prepare related sections of University publications. 7. Interacts with the public, visiting scholars, and students to exchange information on collections; answers scholarly inquiries and general correspondence. 8. May perform other duties as assigned. |
| || M.A. in Art History or related field. |
| || Demonstrated interest in the history and materiality of photography. Commitment to object-based teaching |
| || Ability to handle original works of art with care. Proven research skills |
| || Excellent interpersonal skills with the ability to communicate with a wide variety of constituents including staff, faculty, artists, patrons and the public in a knowledgeable and professional manner. Well-developed written communications skills. |
| || A high degree of organization with the ability to juggle multiple tasks and meet deadlines. Ability to take initiative, anticipate actions needed and exercise independent judgment. |
| || Ability to exercise discretion and to be a team player in an active office and museum environment. |
| || Museum and/or teaching experience. |
| || Ability to safely lift boxes up to 35 lbs. several times throughout the day. |
| || Occasional |
| || Occasional |
| || No |
| || No |
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| || The intent of this job description is to provide a representative summary of the essential functions that will be required of the position and should not be construed as a declaration of specific duties and responsibilities of the particular position. Employees will be assigned specific job-related duties through their hiring departments. |
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