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The Israel Museum's Fine Arts Wing is seeking a

Curator of Contemporary Art

 

Employment: Full-time
Salary degree range: 41–42
Responsible to: Chief Curator of Fine Arts

 

Job Description

  • Overseeing the Museum’s collection of contemporary art and developing the collection through interaction with artists, collectors, and donors as well as with professional colleagues in museums and galleries in Israel and worldwide.
  • Initiating and curating exhibitions from the department's collections and with loans from sources of contemporary art worldwide
  • Conducting research, writing catalogue texts, publishing papers
  • Circulating the department’s exhibitions to museums abroad
  • Overseeing the ongoing work of the department (loans, acquisitions, correspondence, contact with scholars and donors, registering and digitizing holdings, etc.)
  • Initiating and developing events, collaborations between institutions, symposia, etc. in the field of contemporary art and culture

 

 

Qualifications

  1. Master's degree in Art History or related studies.
  2.  Significant experience in curating large-scale contemporary art exhibitions
  3. Thorough knowledge of international contemporary art and culture and experience working with artists, museums, galleries, and private collections
  4. Understanding of contemporary museology and of the discourse relating to the future of museums
  5. Broad general knowledge in the field of humanities
  6. Original, creative thinking and experience in writing interpretative and scholarly texts in the field of contemporary art
  7. Excellent oral and written skills in English; substantial experience in public presentations
  8. Experience in project and staff management
  9. Excellent interpersonal skills, experience in team work and working under pressure
  10. Knowledge of Hebrew a significant advantage
  11. Additional languages an advantage
  12. Residency in Israel (while fulfilling the position)

The first two are essential requirements.

 

Please submit your application proposal together with a current resume at jobs88@imj.org.i  until 7.11.2021

 


 

The Israel Museum's Fine Arts Wing is seeking a

Curator of Photography

 

Full-time position
Rank: 41–42
Responsible to: Chief Curator of Fine Arts

 

Job Description

  • Developing the collection of the Museum’s Photography Department through contacts with artists, collectors, gallery owners, donors, and local and international colleagues
  • Initiating and curating exhibitions based on the department’s holdings as well as Israeli and international loans
  • Research and writing texts for exhibitions and for department publications
  • Circulating the department’s exhibitions to museums abroad
  • Overseeing the ongoing work of the department (loans, acquisitions, correspondence, contact with scholars, donors, and so on, registering and digitizing holdings, etc.)
  • Initiating and developing events, prizes, inter-institutional collaborations, lectures, conferences, and so on
  • Professional supervision and shepherding of the department’s staff

 

 

Requirements

  • Master’s degree in art history or cultural studies. Studies in areas related to photography an advantage
  • Proven experience in curating exhibitions of contemporary and historical photography (themed exhibitions; solo and group shows)
  • Extensive knowledge of the history of Israeli and world photography
  • Extensive knowledge of photographic techniques, past and present
  • Originality, creativity, experience in written research and interpretation in the field
  • Excellent written and oral skills in English; substantial experience in public presentations
  • Experience in project and staff management
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, experience in team work and working under pressure
  • Knowledge of Hebrew a significant advantage
  • Additional languages an advantage
  • Residency in Israel (while fulfilling the position)

The first two requirements are essential.

 

To apply, please send your CV to ­­­­­­jobs89@imj.org.il   before 7.11.2021

 


Sincerely,

The Human Resources Department