Curatorial Research Fellow, Minneapolis Institute of Art

The Job

To support, through research and writing, the creation of online learning resources featuring Mia’s Asian art collections for K-12 teachers and students.

In this role, you will… 

  • Provide research support for the development of curricular materials in the form of written briefs, etc., on Asian art topics and artworks.
  • Collaborate with curatorial and museum education staff to identify topic areas and plan research activities and schedules to support the development of curricular materials on Asian art.
  • Collaborate with curatorial, museum education, and media and technology staff in the planning and development of digital products and platforms, including video, websites, and interactive features.
  • Perform other related duties and responsibilities as required or assigned.

Specific Requirements 

  • A minimum of a BA or equivalent.
  • Broad familiarity with Asian art history acquired through undergraduate- or graduate level coursework.
  • Research experience using primary and secondary sources. Excellent written, verbal, and communication skills.
  • Experience with computer word-processing and database programs like Excel; MS Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint); Google Apps.
  • Excellent service skills; team player; positive attitude; self-motivated and results driven; agility and ability to work well under pressure and with a variety of personalities; ability to work well and effectively with all museum departments and community members.

Who You Are

You have a passion for art, people and learning. You are creative and open-minded. You are a positive and effective communicator. You value learning from other teachers, researchers, students, and peers. You strive for self-awareness. You are detail-oriented, while always having your eye on the big picture. You are an enthusiastic advocate for all things Mia.

You’re good at and enjoy…

  • Absorbing, analyzing, and communicating information.
  • Recognizing the value in others’ unique perspectives.
  • Knowing your success is directly related to audience satisfaction.
  • Setting challenging goals and achieving them.
  • Taking advantage of promising opportunities.

Mia Culture

The Minneapolis Institute of Art is an audience-focused workplace where everyone strives to provide excellent service and cultivate honest and positive relationships. Generosity, agility, emotional intelligence, positive energy, and driving results are the core values that define Mia’s culture. Successful employment at Mia includes full embrace and demonstrable indicators of these values by all team members.

To Apply

To be considered for this position, send a cover letter including your interest in the position, what you will bring to the position, and why you are the ideal candidate, along with a resume to miajobs@artsmia.org.

Posting Deadline

Deadline for submissions is Thursday, November 1st, 2018.

Voir l’appel sur le site du Minneapolis Institute of Art


Cecile Laly

CREOPS (Université Paris-Sorbonne), International Research Center for Japanese Studies

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