Art Crime Research Opportunities: 18 December 2018


Learning, networking, conference and employment opportunities in cultural property, art crime research, antiquities trafficking research, provenance studies, and related things. Postings are not endorsements.

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1. Researcher (Impressionist & Modern Art), Job, New York

To support cataloguing and sale at Sotheby’s, one of the stated responsibilities is provenance research particularly around WWII era “gaps”

When: ASAP
Where: Sotheby’s Auction House, New York
Pay: Unknown

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2. Collections Research Intern (Paid), Internship, Toledo, Ohio

The Toledo Museum of Art is looking for an intern to “review the current status of provenance research for TMA’s permanent collection”. If you get this gig, let me know as I have some objects for you to check out in their collection!!

When: Apply by 18 January 2019
Where: Toledo Museum of Art, Toledo, Ohio
Pay: $9/h

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3. PhD Studentship “Writing the Ethnological Museum”, Cambridge, UK

AHRC-funded Cambridge/Oxford studentship to “research the historic inscription practices of the Pitt Rivers Museum as a site for studying the history and ongoing legacies of colonialism and empire in the construction of knowledge in the context of the ethnographic museum.”

When: Apply by 3 January
Where: University of Cambridge, UK
Cost: Stipend: £14,777 p.a. as well as fees paid

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4. Project Curator: ResearchSpace, Job, London

The BM is looking for ” a Digital Curator who can help enrich and communicate knowledge of cultural heritage collections using Web Technologies and databases”

When: Apply by 13 January 2019
Where: The British Museum, London
Pay: £29,607–£33,326

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5. Project Coordinator: Circulating Artefacts, Job, London

“To provide administrative support and project management for the Museum’s Circulating Artefacts project, an online platform that will present antiquities from Egypt and Sudan in circulation on the art market and in private collections”

When: Apply by 28 December 2018
Where: The British Museum, London
Pay: £29,227

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6. Lead Curator: Circulating Artefacts, Job, London

“The post-holder will lead the project team to create a semantic research database, with English/Arabic functionality, to house data relating to antiquities from Egypt and Sudan in circulation internationally.”

When: Apply by 28 December 2018
Where: The British Museum, London
Pay: £36,742

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