The Davison Art Center, Wesleyan University (Middletown, Connecticut) has just opened three temporary positions for a digital imaging project entailing rapid photography of works of art on paper, with associated image and metadata preparation. This collection digitization work is funded by a Museums for America grant from the U.S. Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS). Full details of the positions are in these online postings:
Davison Art Center Imaging Project Photographer
One opening, six weeks of work, June 15 – July 23, 2015
Davison Art Center Imaging Project Specialist
Two openings, five weeks of work, June 22 – July 23, 2015
Qualified emerging professionals are encouraged to apply for either position. For the Specialist positions, we’re especially interested in hearing from applicants who recently have graduated from, or now are enrolled in, graduate programs in museum studies or related fields.
Application is via Wesleyan’s online system (see links above). If you have questions, please email me at rlancefield [at] wesleyan.edu.