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Graduate Research Scholarships: Early Texas Art

CASETA
March 1, 2009

CASETA, the Center for the Advancement and Study of Early Texas Art, is pleased to announce two $1,500 Graduate Research Scholarships for students pursuing original research on early Texas art and/or artists. Graduate students in Texas public and private universities are invited to submit a proposal for an original research project on early Texas art and/or artists that is endorsed and supported by a faculty mentor. These scholarships are for the support of research not yet undertaken. Visit their website for more information.

Employment Opportunity

Tenure Track Sculpture Position, University of Texas at Austin

University of Texas at Austin

Candidate should possess an MFA, a broad understanding of traditional and contemporary sculptural practice and theory, and have a strong record of creative work. A wide range of knowledge in contemporary integrated technologies is welcomed. College level teaching experience beyond TA is preferred. Teach all levels of undergraduate and graduate sculpture and 3D foundations. Excellent communication skills required. Service on departmental and university committees is expected. Hired applicant will in fall 2009.

Please submit cover letter, CV, teaching statement, names of three persons from whom letters of reference may be obtained, 20 slides OR 10 slides and only one 3 minute video clip. Committee will not review additional materials. Applications will only be accepted online here. Do not send any materials to the department.


Curatorial Assistant, Asian Art

Museum of Fine Arts, Houston
Open until filled

Salaried, Exempt, Full-time, 35 hours/week, Monday - Friday, 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Hired applicant must provide curatorial assistance to the Curator, Asian Art at the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston. S/he must possess a broad knowledge of Asian art history (China, Japan, Korea, India, Southeast Asia, Tibet and Himalayan Art) and meet the foreign language requirement: fluency in either Chinese or Japanese (reading, writing and speaking). A minimum of a B.A. in Art History required, but a M.A. in Art History with emphasis on Contemporary Art and Asian Art (China, Japan, Korea or India) is preferred. Also, a minimum of one year museum experience in a curatorial or research area is desirable. See their website for further information on job opening and application process.


Chief Preparator

Museum of Fine Arts, Houston

The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston seeks a Chief Preparator with a minimum of five years of progressively responsible experience in the preparation, construction, and installation of exhibit displays. Applicants must possess a minimum two years of supervisory and management experience. Visit their website for more information.


Assistant Curator for Acquisitions: Special Collections Dept- University Library

Texas State University, San Marcos
Open until filled

The Texas State University, San Marcos seeks an Assistant Curator for Acquisitions. The hired applicant will work for the Special Collections Department of Texas State's Alkek Library and report to its Curator. S/he will also be responsible for identifying and acquiring significant archives of Southwestern writing and significant works of Southwestern and Mexican photography on behalf of the Wittliff Collections. Visit their website for more information on the position and application process.

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