Due Date: March 15, 2019

The Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago is now accepting applications for the brand-new Barjeel Worldwide Fellowship 2019, used in cooperation with the Barjeel Art Structure.

This amazing chance acts as a chance for budding worldwide managers to discover and operate in a pioneering, globally-focused American organization and welcomes a young, brand-new point of view from the Middle East and/or North Africa areas to the MCA. The fellow will participate in exhibit- and/or collection-related research study, compose reports on possible acquisitions, and assist managers strategy and arrange exhibits and shows.


  • The fellowship brings a stipend of $45,000(inclusive of $10,000 for real estate assistance);-LRB- ***************).
  • J-1 visa expenses, if relevant, will be covered by the MCA;-LRB- ***************).
  • The position is likewise qualified for a generous advantages plan that consists of:.
    • Health, oral, and vision insurance coverage;-LRB- ***************).
    • Paid holiday and individual days;-LRB- ***************).
    • Totally free life, AD&D, short-term and long-lasting impairment insurance coverage;-LRB- ***************).
    • Retirement strategies; marked down parking;-LRB- ***************).
    • Pre-tax transport programs;-LRB- ***************).
    • Open door to the MCA’s galleries;-LRB- ***************).
    • Curator-led personnel trips of MCA exhibits;-LRB- ***************).
    • Discount Rates at the MCA Shop and MCA dining establishment Marisol; discount rates for MCA Phase and other programs; and a range of discount rates at lots of cultural organizations in the Chicagoland location.


  • Open to extraordinary prospects who stem from the Middle East and/or North Africa with backgrounds in art history, museum research studies, and associated fields whose work shows a strong focus on art historic research study and approach;-LRB- ***************).
  • Certified candidates need to have a Master of Arts degree or remain in their last year of graduate work;-LRB- ***************).
  • Prospects need to likewise have 2 years of museum experience and/or research study position at the college or university level;-LRB- ***************).
  • Demonstrated dedication to the field of modern art through writing, curating or other activities is likewise needed;-LRB- ***************).
  • Proof of self-directed curatorial work or important writing is a plus, and prospects need to show strong interaction abilities and a preparedness to reveal their intelligence and perspective.


The list below products, consisting of composing samples and other additional products are needed for application and will not be gone back to prospects.

  • A cover letter that consists of the name, present and long-term addresses, and phone number of the candidate
  • A complete resume of education and work history
  • An essay explaining the candidate’s interest in this fellowship and museum work
  • 2 composing samples– each specific composing sample ought to not surpass 2,000 words

Application products need to be sent out to: [email protected]

For more details, see Barjeel Worldwide Fellowship

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