This two-year fellowship provides curatorial training and opportunities for scholarly research at the Metropolitan Museum. The fellow is fully integrated into one of the Museum's curatorial departments and exposed to the full range of curatorial work, while devoting his or her time to a specific Metropolitan Museum project. The individual works directly with one or more curators, who serve as supervisors and mentors throughout the term of the fellowship. The fellow also has the opportunity to undertake an independent project in consultation with his or her supervising curator.
Candidate must hold a doctoral degree (or international equivalent) in art history or archaeology in a field related to one of the areas that will be listed by fall 2015, and conferred within five years from the start date of the fellowship.
The Andrew W. Mellon Postdoctoral Curatorial Fellow is a full-time exempt employee of The Metropolitan Museum of Art. The fellow will receive an annual salary of $50,392, plus research and travel expenses up to a maximum of $6,000 and fringe benefits. This is a two-year fellowship. In rare instances, the Museum will consider an application for a third-year renewal.
We are not currently accepting applications for this position. The next call for applications will take place in fall 2015. Please check back at that time for further information.