Research Assistant, European Art

Dallas Museum of Art

The Research Assistant’s primary responsibility is to provide research and administrative support for two major international loan exhibitions featuring the work of Juan Gris and Pablo Picasso, respectively. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, assisting exhibition curators with the following essential functions.

  • Research and maintenance of exhibition checklists

  • Serving as the curatorial project liaison with the Exhibitions, Interpretation and Design, Publications, Development, Events Planning, Marketing, and PR departments

  • Drafting loan letters, correspondence, and exhibition didactics

  • Assisting with all aspects of exhibition catalog production

  • Assisting with grant applications, as well as U.S. Government Indemnity and Immunity

  • Developing and conducting tours of featured exhibitions


Education, Experience, and Certification:

  • Ph.D. or doctoral candidate preferred, minimum MA in art history, with a specialty in Cubism

  • Preference given to those with advanced reading skills in French and/or Spanish

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Candidate must have excellent research and writing skills

  • Display strong interpersonal, organizational, and time management skills

  • Possess the ability to work autonomously as well as collaboratively on a team

  • Be an efficient communicator with ease speaking publicly

  • Command of Microsoft Office suite, including PowerPoint

  • Experience with databases/content management systems is preferred

How to Apply

Application: A short writing sample (5 pages maximum) must be submitted with application. The writing sample may be uploaded as an additional document to the online application.

Posted on March 28