Thursday, November 09, 2006

Seeking Curator at Royal Ontario Museum

Associate Curator in Toronto, Ontario
Salary: $50,427.00 - $61,911.00
Type: Full Time - Entry

The ROM is pleased to invite applications for the position of Associate Curator specializing in the art and material culture of Africa. This is a tenure-track entry-level position comparable to an Assistant Professor position at a university. The successful applicant will join the Anthropology section of the ROM’s Department of World Cultures. They will oversee a collection of approx. 6000 works with strengths in Central and West Africa. They will be expected to: develop a dynamic program of collection-based scholarship through acquisitions, permanent and temporary exhibits, publications, new media and public programs; liaise with the academic community; advance the scholarly field; publish in peer-review journals; secure external grant funding in support of research; participate in administrative work, museum service and community outreach.

Applicants must have a Ph.D. in hand by June 2007 in Cultural Anthropology, Art History or a related field, a strong research interest in the art and material culture of Africa, and be qualified for cross-appointment to the University of Toronto. Museum and university teaching experience would be an asset. Applications for the position will be accepted until December 31, 2006. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority. Applicants should provide a letter of interest detailing their research interests and projects, a curriculum vita, a published/scholarly writing sample, and should arrange to have three confidential letters of recommendation sent on their behalf. Forward all to: The Royal Ontario Museum, Human Resources Department, 100 Queen’s Park, Toronto, Ontario, Canada M5S 2C6 Fax #(416) 586-5827

Required Education: Doctorate

NOTES: International Candidates Will Be Considered. Employer will assist with relocation costs. Salary and rank are commensurate with expereince as stipulated in the Collective Agreement between the ROM and ROM Curatorial Association and the successful candidate is eligible for promotional progression through curatorial ranks to Senior Curator.

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