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Visiting Scholar Fellowship – The Humanities Center at Texas Tech University

The Humanities Center at Texas Tech University invites applications for a Spring, 2020 Visiting Scholar Fellowship. Scholars in any Humanities field are welcome to apply, but special consideration will be given to applicants who plan to use libraries, archives, and other resources at Texas Tech and/or the Lubbock area. The selected Fellow will ideally hold the Ph.D., but an exceptional ABD would be considered. Applications are due via email no later than March 31, 2019.

The dates for the Fellow’s term will be January 15th through May 15th, 2020. The Fellowship carries a stipend of $12,000, which can be used for any purpose. No additional allowances beyond the stipend will be available. The Fellow will be provided with an office and full library privileges, including access to online databases and interlibrary loan services. Housing is not included, but the Humanities Center can assist with finding housing. The Fellow will give a public lecture on their research during the term of the Fellowship, and will be expected to attend and participate in Center events, and to interact as appropriate with other faculty, particularly in their own area.

The Fellow will be expected to:
– Work in residence on the TTU Lubbock campus on a full-time basis during the award tenure;
– Devote full-time effort to the research proposed;
– Draft a brief written report (800-1,000 words) describing their experiences and their results, to be submitted no later than thirty days following the award period;
– Prepare and deliver to the TTU community a 45-minute presentation detailing the results of their research;
– Include appropriate credit to the Humanities Center at Texas Tech in any presentation or publication based on research performed during the award tenure.

To apply, please send the following in a single PDF file attachment:
– An abstract of no more than 80 words describing your project.
– A narrative of no more than 750 words describing your project, and how, specifically, you propose to use your time if selected for the Fellowship.
– A C.V. of no more than 3 pages with an emphasis on work showing your suitability for undertaking the project you propose.
– The names and contact information of four people whom we may contact for recommendations. Brief descriptions of their work/discipline and relationship to the candidate would be appreciated.

Send your application to humanitiescenter@ttu.edu. In the subject line, please include your last name and “Sp 2020 external fellow app“. The deadline is March 31, 2019. The recipient will be informed by mid-May 2019.

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Post Doctoral Fellowship in the History of African visual and material culture, Council on African Studies at The MacMillan Center, Yale University

The Council on African Studies at the MacMillan Center announces
a postdoctoral fellowship in the history of African visual and material culture, starting July 1, 2019, for one year with possible renewal annually for two additional years.

Candidates must have recently earned a Ph.D. in History of
Art or a related field with a research focus on the expressive cultures of
Africa and its diasporas, in any time period and geography, including North
Africa, the Caribbean, Latin America, and, more broadly, Africa’s transoceanic, transcontinental, and global connections. The successful candidate will co-coordinate the activities and initiatives of the African History of Art program, will teach two classes a year, and participate fully in the life of the Council on African Studies at the MacMillan Center, the Department of History of Art, and the University. Salary is commensurate with qualifications and experience and is accompanied by a relocation allowance and research funds.

Yale University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer. Yale values diversity among its faculty, students, and staff and strongly encourages applications from women, persons with disabilities,
protected veterans, and underrepresented minorities.

Please submit a cover letter, CV, two course proposals, and
article-length writing sample, along with the names and addresses of three
recommenders online at apply.interfolio.com/60131
Review of materials will begin on March 1, 2019.

Please contact Ms. Cristin Siebert by email, cristin.siebert@yale.edu , for any questions related to the application process.


Executive Vacancy: Regional Director – National Gallery Zimbabwe

Applications are invited from suitably qualified and experienced persons to lead one of the biggest contemporary Art Institution in Zimbabwe, based in Bulawayo. This is a leadership executive position reporting to the Executive Director, Head Office in Harare.  The Regional Director is responsible for the overall guidance of the Regional Gallery.

The Job

  • Provide leadership and overseeing implementation of the gallery vision, mission, goals and brand at the Bulawayo Gallery in a way that is aligned to the overall gallery appearance, interaction and visitor experience.
  • Exercise full administration of the Gallery in terms of staffing issues, sales, building maintenance issues, fundraising, outreach, public communication and programming.
  • Works with staff and volunteers on projects to assure assigned areas of responsibility are understood and performed within the guidelines of the Gallery’s mission.
  • Plays a pivotal role in expanding and diversifying the Gallery’s portfolio in the region and beyond, including building excellent relations with donors/sponsors.
  • Develops and executes a marketing and strategic communications program for the regional gallery in support of the Gallery’s goals.
  • Ensures the maintenance of the physical infrastructure condition and safety of the collections including environmental monitoring, conservation, security and emergency planning.
  • Communicates the work, progress, challenges and outcomes of the regional programs to the Executive Director of the Gallery on a monthly basis, covering strategy, finances and future plans.
  • Establish better routes for communication to ensure
    NGZ seamless alignment in terms of exhibitions, gallery education and outreach programs, library, information and social media as well as financial and monthly reporting.
  • Ensures the operations and administration of the regional gallery comply with the applicable state laws, policies and procedures of the Gallery.

The candidate must be in possession of a minimum of the following:

  • Degree in Fine Art; Archaeology and Cultural Heritage and Museum Studies; Creative Art and Design and any such relevant qualification.
  • Advanced degree in an Art or Heritage Studies or a MBA qualification would be an added advantage
  • Minimum of 5 years experience at management level in an Art or Museum institution
  • A team player, highly skilled communicator with proven and outstanding negotiating skills.
  • Be a highly target driven self- starter and have proven leadership capacity and experience.

Executive Vacancy (Regional Director Bulawayo) to:

Interested
candidates must submit their applications and Curriculum Vitae, clearly marked:

The Executive Director

National Gallery Zimbabwe

20 Julius Nyerere Way, HARARE

or hr@nationalgallery.co.zw

Closing date for applications is 7 February 2019