Opportunité : Curatorial Assistant, Art of the Islamic Worlds (Texas, USA) (Limite : 19 mai 2020)

Candidature : Curatorial Assistant, Art of the Islamic Worlds

Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, Curatorial


Date limite : 19 mai 2020

Institution Type:   Nonprofit
Location:   Texas, United States
Position:   Other Professional

Modalités :


How to Apply: 

Send resume to Human Resources, Job-20-123CUR, via email: jobs@mfah.org.

Website: https://www.mfah.org/about/current-openings/
Primary Category: Islamic History / Studies
Secondary Categories: None
Posting Date: 02/19/2020
Closing Date 05/19/2020


  • Provides curatorial assistance to the Curator, Art of the Islamic Worlds
  • Collection management: on-going collection research; research of new acquisition proposals; creation and maintenance of collection files; label writing
  • Exhibition and catalogue projects: research and documentation of objects; creation and maintenance of checklists; interdepartmental coordination (Registrar, Conservation, Photography, etc.); label and catalogue entry writing
  • Assists with permanent collection rotations, including research and label writing
  • Assists with travel arrangements for visiting speakers
  • Assists with research and writing of grant proposals
  • Performs other duties as necessary to support the curator with correspondence, reports, scholarly articles, lectures, catalogue manuscripts, collection-based support and general office responsibilities
  • Library: works with Library staff on book loans and acquisitions; checks out books from Library for curator


Skills, Knowledge and Abilities:

  • Broad knowledge of art history, particularly of Islamic art
  • Sophisticated research and writing skills essential
  • Writing sample required
  • Excellent organizational and computer skills, including Microsoft Office, TMS (The Museum System)
  • Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to work with various departments of museum as well as with the public
  • Foreign language skills: Persian or Arabic


Education and Experience:

  • Minimum of BA in Art History required
  • MA or PhD in Art History with emphasis on Islamic Art, preferred 

Hassan Bouali

Doctorant en histoire médiévale à l'université Paris Nanterre ( Paris X). Travaille sur le califat d'Ibn al-Zubayr (64/683-72/692).

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