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Career Opportunities

The following career opportunities are currently available at Jewish museums and related institutions:

Assistant or Associate Professor of Museum Studies, University of Florida, Gainesville
The School of Art + Art History at the University of Florida invites applications for the position of Assistant or Associate Professor in Museum Studies. This is a full-time, nine-month, tenure track faculty position with an expected start date of August 16, 2019. The faculty member will pursue an active program of research; teach a 2-2 load of courses at the undergraduate and graduate level; advise graduate students; chair thesis committees; and contribute service to the university, the community, and the profession. Apply online.

Director of Education, Illinois Holocaust Museum & Education Center
Reporting to the Vice President of Education and Exhibitions, the Director of Education provides leadership to the Education department and supervises all educational initiatives, programs and trainings that include: student tours, teacher professional development, leadership programs (students, law enforcement, and attorneys), teaching trunk program, docent volunteers and enrichment, Survivor and Second-generation Speakers’ Bureau, all public programming and special projects. We seek a dynamic candidate with a passion for human rights and Holocaust education and seven or more years of leadership experience in museums or similar settings. See full job description and application at Noetic Search.

Curator/Associate Curator of Judaica, the Jewish Museum, New York
The Jewish Museum seeks a dynamic scholar and curator to oversee its renowned Judaica collection. The curator, who may be hired at either a full or associate level depending on experience, will play an integral role in determining the artistic vision of the Judaica collection, developing exhibition and collection projects, and acting as an ambassador and liaison to the Judaica Acquisitions Committee. A vital component of the Museum’s holdings and an arena of future growth, the Judaica collection is both an anchor for the institution’s mission and a driver of ongoing public interest and research. Contact Cindy Caplan at for more information.

Curatorial Assistant, The Contemporary Jewish Museum, San Fransisco
The Curatorial Assistant at The CJM will join a team led by the Executive Director and the Curator that selects and shapes the exhibitions at the Museum. The position will report directly to the Curator and support the work of curatorial colleagues; and will also interact regularly with the Registrar and Exhibitions Manager, the Chief Preparator, and the Creative Services Manager. The ideal candidate for this position will thrive in a creative and collaborative environment with experienced professionals who work closely together on exhibitions planning and creative problem solving.