Curator of Pacific Arts - Yale University Art Gallery

Posted December 2007

The Yale University Art Gallery seeks a Curator to create a new Department of Indo-Pacific Art. The Art Gallery is committed to interacting with professors and students in the Yale community as well as with the general public, and teaching from original works of art is an important part of the Gallery's mission. The collection of Indo-Pacific Art for which this department will be established is a new promised gift from one of the world's most renowned private collectors of this area. It consists of indigenous sculpture, masks, and architectural ornaments primarily from the islands of Southeast Asia as well as textiles from Indonesia. The curator will have the opportunity to create a department under the aegis of the department of Asian art and to design and mount a permanent installation in a large designated gallery, as a part of the Art Gallery's ambitious project of renovation and expansion.

Qualifications: Ph.D. in Art History, Anthropology, or a related humanities discipline and eight years museum curatorial experience or equivalent combination of education/experience.

Application: Please apply online at www.Yale.edu/jobs - the STARS req ID for this position is 2818BR. Reference source code IPAAX. Yale University is an AA/EOE.