The Bruce Museum seeks an emerging scholar to work with curators and educators in researching and developing all aspects of art exhibitions and related programs. The Fellow will have the opportunity to curate an exhibition from the Museum’s collection. The Zvi Grunberg Resident Fellow will also assist in the planning and creation of art exhibitions and will be responsible for the implementation of related research, interpretation, and administrative duties. In addition, the Fellow will manage the development and implementation of adult public programs, some of which include lecture and film series and educational special events. This Fellowship offers a unique opportunity for object-based research and the creation of educational programming. Further, the position will include access to senior staff for personalized career-mentorship.
The Zvi Grunberg Resident Fellowship term is 39 weeks, starting September 14, 2020, with a stipend of $30,000 and generous paid time off. This is a full-time, temporary position, 35 hours per week, for a maximum of 39 weeks. He/she is expected to spend his/her fellowship period in residence at the Bruce Museum.
The most competitive candidates will have expressed interest in a museum career. Consideration will be given to students currently pursuing/interested in a Ph.D. in art history or a related field and recent graduates from an M.A. program in art history or a related field.
The following items are to be included in the application (incomplete applications will not be considered).
– A cover letter explaining the applicant’s interest in the fellowship and his/her status in their M.A./Ph.D. program. The letter should include a personal statement indicating how this fellowship fits with your degree/career preparation, experience, and goals. Essay should not exceed 500 words, or two double-spaced typed pages.
– Complete curriculum vitae of education, employment, honors, awards, and publications with phone and email contacts listed.
– Two letters of recommendation, one should be from Department Chair or Academic Advisor if possible. Letters should be sent directly by recommenders.
– Undergraduate and graduate transcripts from all colleges, universities, and professional schools previously attended. Unofficial transcripts are acceptable.
– Writing sample from an academic paper or published work; should not exceed 4,000 words.
A Selection Committee consisting of staff members will review applications. A small group of applicants will be invited for final interviews.
DEADLINE FOR APPLICATIONS:
The application due date for the 2020-2021 Fellowship is Wednesday April 1, 2020.
Submit all material to:
Kathleen Holko, Manager of School and Tour Services, at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Zvi Grunberg Resident Fellowship Program
1 Museum Drive
Greenwich, CT 06830-7157