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Research fellow

University of St Andrews – School of Art History

Start Date: May/June 2020

Fixed Term: 12 months

Hours of Work: 7.25 hours per week

We are looking to recruit a postdoctoral Research Fellow to assist with the research and delivery of an exhibition project focusing on the intersections between feminist, LGBTQ+ and decolonial art practice and organising from the 1970s to the present, and which looks in particular at how art and activism have engaged with social issues such as housing, education and healthcare. The project is part of an Arts and Humanities Research Council Early Career Leadership fellowship.

The successful applicant will have a PhD in a relevant topic, and a demonstrable research interest in one or more of the above areas. They will assist the Principal Investigator and co-curator in the organisation of the exhibition, including helping with loan agreements and supporting the management of an artist commission, and contribute to the underpinning research. They will also assist with organising the accompanying public events programme. The role requires the ability to liaise between different project team members and audiences. Experience of delivering exhibitions is desirable.

The position is fixed term at 0.2 FTE for one year.

Informal enquiries can be made to Principal Investigator, Dr Catherine Spencer: ces24@st-andrews.ac.uk

The University is committed to equality for all, demonstrated through our working on diversity awards (ECU Athena SWAN/Race Charters; Carer Positive; LGBT Charter; and Stonewall).  More details can be found at http://www.st-andrews.ac.uk/hr/edi/diversityawards/ .

This role does not meet the minimum requirements set by the UKVI to enable sponsorship of migrant workers. Further information can be found at https://www.st-andrews.ac.uk/staff/policy/immigration/ .

Closing Date: Tuesday 14 April 2020

Interview Date: Monday 27 and Tuesday 28 April 2020

Please quote ref: AR2335DD

Further Particulars: AR2335DD FPs.doc