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Job: Senior Research Associate/African art specialist

Arts of Africa, Oceania, and the Americas, Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, USA

This full-time position (1 year end-dated position) has been conceived to provide professional development for an African art specialist seeking a curatorial career.  It will provide critical research support for exhibition, installation didactics, in-gallery video, digital content for the re-envisioned Africa galleries. The Senior Research Associate will work with the curatorial team with colleagues in the Design, Digital,  and Education to develop the new content.


Experience and Skills:

  • Related curatorial experience required
  • Strong research skills with proven follow-through
  • Excellent organizational and planning skills; strong attention to detail
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to work both independently and collaboratively, and to exercise initiative

Knowledge and Education:

  • Advanced degree in African Art History, African History, Anthropology, Archaeology, or Africana studies required
  • Knowledge of art history required
  • Fluency with Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint) required
  • Good working knowledge of French language preferred

Closing Date: 13 July 2021