JOB: Provenance Research Fellowship (AAMD/Kress) at the OKCMOA

Oklahoma City Museum of Art – A Dale Chihuly glass tower greets you. Source:

Oklahoma City Museum of Art, Oklahoma City, September 09, 2019
Application deadline: Mar 28, 2019

Provenance Research Fellowship at the OKCMOA funded by Samuel H. Kress Foundation (2019 – 2020)

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JOB: Faculty in Art Business, Sotheby’s Institute of Art, New York

PRIORITY DEADLINE: March 15, 2019.

Applications will be reviewed in late March.

Founded in 1969, Sotheby’s Institute of Art-New York is the premier graduate school of the study of art and its markets.  The MA in Art Business (“MAAB”) program has pioneered the development of the study of art business and the international art market as an academic discipline.  At the same time, it remains a highly vocational course, with a focus on understanding business networks and professional practices. Students from MAAB progress to employment into a broad variety of jobs in art businesses, both public and private sector, across the world.

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Job: 4 Wiss. Mitarb. “Provenienzforschung” (SPK Berlin)

Stiftung Preußischer Kulturbesitz, Berlin, 22.02.2019
Bewerbungsschluss: 22.02.2019

Für die Provenienzforschung zu den Sammlungen des Ethnologischen Museums
und des Museums für Asiatische Kunst sind in den Staatlichen Museen zu
Berlin – Preußischer Kulturbesitz zum nächstmöglichen Zeitpunkt die
Stellen von

vier wissenschaftlichen Mitarbeiterinnen/Mitarbeitern
Entgeltgruppe 13 TVöD
Kennziffer: SMB-ZA-1-2019

unbefristet zu besetzen.

Im Humboldt Forum werden die Sammlungen des Ethnologischen Museums und des Museums für Asiatische Kunst in Zukunft präsentiert werden. Bei der Erforschung und Präsentation der Werke im Humboldt Forum liegt ein Schwerpunkt auf der Provenienzforschung. Die Geschichte der Sammlungen, die einzelnen Objektbiographien und die Herkunft der Objekte werden in Zusammenarbeit mit den Herkunftsländern erforscht und dokumentiert werden.  

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JOB: Mitarbeiter/in für Provenienzforschung und Restitution, Graz, Austria

Das GrazMuseum (Stadtmuseum Graz GmbH) sucht ab sofort einen/eine Mitarbeiter/-in für den Bereich Provenienzforschung und Restitution im Ausmaß von 40 Wochenstunden. Die Stelle ist auf 2 Jahre befristet.

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JOB: Chair in Art Gallery & Museum Studies, Manchester

University of Manchester, September 01, 2019
Application deadline: Jan 29, 2019

The School of Arts, Languages and Cultures at the University of Manchester invites applications for a permanent, full-time chair in Art Gallery and Museum Studies tenable from 1 September 2019. The School seeks an exceptional individual who will provide leadership and excellence in research, teaching and learning in the department of Art History and Cultural Practices, with a focus on curatorial and museological practices in the arts and their relationship to the broader creative economy.

You will have an outstanding record of academic publication in art gallery and museum studies, art curating and/or related professional practice, compatible with inclusion in the university’s submission to REF 2021. You will have a proven track record in attracting external sources of research funding, and in providing research leadership, and will have a clear plan for future bids for external research funding. You will lead the development of an expanded offer for undergraduate and postgraduate studies within AHCP in art gallery and museums studies, the art market, curatorial practice, contemporary arts practice, and the cultural and creative industries. These activities will form part of an ambitious and timely expansion at Manchester of teaching, learning and research in subjects related to the creative economy, with the aim of providing significant research impact, knowledge exchange, public engagement and professional development opportunities through engagement in, with and for the arts and the cultural and creative sectors.

For more information and to apply, please go to:

JOB: Freelancer for the Art Market Dictionary, Berlin

For the final phases of preparation of the Art Market Dictionary book and database project at De Gruyter publishers in Berlin, we are seeking a freelancer to assist with editorial tasks in our office. The ideal candidate will have a background in art history and editorial work, with interest in the history of the art market, and at least two days per week available to work on the project. Tasks include author communication, manuscript management via our content management system, author acquisition, and other editorial tasks. The publication is in English, but other languages, especially German, French, and Italian, would also be useful. Candidates must have a valid work permit in Germany. The Editor-in-Chief of the AMD is Dr. Johannes Nathan, and this first volume covers 1900 to the present in Europe and North America.

More information about the project can be found here:
To apply, please send a cover letter and CV to AMD Editor Dr. Sarah Goodrum at

JOB: Associate Professor, MA Program in Art, Law and Business at Christies, New York

We are delighted to announce that Christie’s Education, New York is looking to add an Associate Professor to their team!

The ideal candidate would have an eclectic mix of art market professional and/or academic experience and interests.  The responsibilities are many but generally include the following:

·        Teaching:  Assist to further develop and implement educational multidisciplinary art business curriculum

·        Advising: Act in educational and professional advisory capacity for MA students including course work, thesis research and professional development

·        Public Speaking:  Through active public engagement, expand the footprint and visibility of the Art Law and Business MA program

·        Publishing: Engage in creative art market related research

Emphasizing practice over theory, the MA program introduces students to the foundational tools, skills and concepts of art business and art law.

Further information can be found here

Deadline for applications is February 24th, 2019