Kelly Cronan of the Yale University HR Staffing and Career Development department forwarded this job advertisement. This sounds like a
great opportunity for the right person. -Editor
The Yale University Art Gallery seeks a dynamic, knowledgeable, and collegial assistant curator for the Department of Numismatics. The
largest in any American university, the Yale numismatics collection is a growing resource for teaching across the University. Yale’s renowned
collection of ancient Greek and Roman coins draws scholarly attention from around the world. New facilities support collection growth and the
teaching mission. The Bela Lyon Pratt Study Room for Coins and Medals, established in 2012, comprises a coin room and library, a permanent collection
gallery, and an adjacent object study classroom that is used for teaching with the numismatics collection and by faculty and curators in other
Knowledge of numismatics across time and cultures is required, with a specialty in ancient Greek and Roman numismatics preferred. The
Gallery seeks an assistant curator who is equally interested in the connoisseurship of coins viewed as works of art and in the long
recognized use of coins as evidence for understanding social and cultural history. The successful candidate will demonstrate a collegial
spirit and a strong commitment to scholarship and to mentoring students.
Required Education and Experience: Master’s Degree in Art History, Classics, History, or related field and one year of experience
including exhibition organization, scholarly research and publication or the equivalent combination of education and experience.
Application: For more information and immediate consideration, please apply online at www.yale.edu/jobs - the STARS req ID for this position is 34926BR. Please be sure to reference this website
when applying for this position.
For more information on the collection, see:
Wayne Homren, Editor
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