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Director of Collection (f/m) of Modern and Contemporary Art (1945 - present)
National Gallery in Prague
Prag (Tschechische Republik)
The National Gallery Prague invites applications for the position of Director of Collection of Modern and Contemporary Art (1945 - present)
The National Gallery Prague is seeking a communicative, structured personality with experience in managing a large team and strategic
thinking, renowned specialist for the concrete period with international experience, with his or her own creative input to the presentation
of permanent collections and to the application of current international concepts to temporary exhibitions.
Creation of basic conceptual materials on the development, scientific and research activities of the Collection
Implementation of the approved Collection concept
Creation of dramaturgy for temporary exhibition projects
Professional cooperation of the Collection at both domestic and internation level
University degree in art history (Ph.D.) or a corresponding scientific qualification
Excellent knowledge of the arts of the second half of the 20th century and the 21st century, especially in the region of Central and Central-Eastern Europe
Minimum 5-year museum work experience
Significant scientific publications and/or curatorial activities of international relevance
Proficiency in English (C1 level) and at least one other world language (min. level B2), knowledge of Czech language of advantage
High level of PC skills (MS Office and database programs)
Strong personality with organizational and managerial skills
5 weeks of vacation, employee benefits (4 sick days, meal vouchers, further professional training, company mobile phone)
Attractive working environment in a prestigious museum and research institution and in a dynamic team
Job commencement date: fall 2018 or by agreement
First-round applications will include:
Cover letter in Czech or English
Concept of the development of the Collection activity in English
Draft of the temporary exhibition program for the next 2 years, including publications and public programs in English (min. 5 pages A4 format, i.e. 9000 characters incl. space)
CV in Czech or English
List of publishing, scientific and exhibition activities
Notarized copy of the highest level of the achieved degree certificate
Selection Procedure Organization and Deadline:
The selection procedure will be multi-round.
Please send your applications in electronic form to firstname.lastname@example.org by June 10, 2018.