Postdoctoral Research Associates at CASVA

The Center for Advanced Study in the Visual Arts (CASVA) at the National Gallery of Art seeks to appoint two postdoctoral research associates to support CASVA projects for two-year terms (renewable for a third year). Incumbents conduct full-time advanced scholarly research under the direction of a dean and as defined by the parameters of long-term research projects of the Center.

Research associates are employees of the National Gallery of Art and are entitled to full use of the Gallery’s research facilities and services. As members of the Center’s scholarly community, research associates are expected to participate in the ongoing activities of the Center. They are also encouraged to pursue their own scholarly research.

The positions require a PhD in one of the following fields:

  • Early modern Italian art and architecture
  • 18th- and 19th-century architecture and landscape design in Britain and America

Reading ability and fluency in one or more European languages is preferred. Familiarity with database management programs and demonstrated experience with digital imaging are desirable.

For further details and to apply online see or Interested individuals may also e-mail application materials (cover letter, curriculum vitae, and two letters of reference) directly to International candidates will be considered. The deadline for applications is May 31, 2011.