Bourse de recherche Jacoba Lugt-Klever

In memoriam of Jacoba Lugt-Klever (1888-1969), wife of the collector Frits Lugt and co-founder of the Fondation Custodia, the latter is to offer a two-year fellowship from 2019 for art historical research in collaboration with the RKD – the Netherlands Institute for Art History. The research is to be related to the main collection areas of the Fondation Custodia / Frits Lugt Collection, namely that of European drawings and prints (‘art on paper’), illustrated books from the sixteenth till late nineteenth centuries, plein air oil paintings and autographs.

The Fondation Custodia and the RKD have a vacant position from the 1st of January 2019 for an enthousiastic

JACOBA LUGT-KLEVER FELLOW (m/f)
36 hours per week

The fellowship is available for an experienced art historian (m/f), with a demonstrable specialisation in ‘art on paper’. The fellowship will either enable you to support your own ongoing research, or to start a new research affiliated to one of the ongoing research projects within the Fondation Custodia and/or the RKD. Location is The Hague. The Jacoba Lugt-Klever Fellow is required to submit a publishable academic text after the fellowship has been completed.

Profile
You have carried out recent intensive research into art on paper. You appreciate the value of the Jacoba Lugt-Klever Fellow for the field of knowledge in general and for the Fondation Custodia and the RKD in particular.
- Knowledge and education at academic level ;
- Knowledge and experience with carrying out art historical research into works on paper ;
- Knowledge and experience with (museum) collections ;
- Good communication skills and a pleasant writing style ;
- Shows enthousiasm for working for the Fondation Custodia and the RKD.

We offer
A challenging research position in an inspiring environment. The salary indication is scale 9/10 (Dutch Museum collective labour agreement), depending on knowledge and experience. A contribution towards material and travel costs incurred for the research is also offered. The position is temporary for the duration of a maximum of two years.

Applications can be submitted up to and including the 30th of October 2018 with an accompanying motivational letter, a research proposal (max. 1500 words) and CV, to pz@rkd.nl stating Vacature Jacoba Lugt-Klever Fellow. Further information on the position is available from Ger Luijten, Director Fondation Custodia, or Dr. Yvonne Bleyerveld, Senior Curator Drawings and Prints, RKD. The first round of interviews will be held at the end of November 2018. Acquisition based on this vacancy advertisement is not appreciated.

Jacoba Lugt-Klever (1888-1969)