The Migelien Gerritzen Fonds / Rijksmuseum Fonds are offering a fellowship named as The Migelien Gerritzen Fellowship. Individuals engaged in postgraduate studies leading to a Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) or Doctor of Science (DSc) degree are encouraged to apply. The aim of the programme is to train a new generation of museum professionals: inquisitive object-based specialists who will further develop understanding of art and history for the future. Fellows will receive stipend of €33,000.
At the Rijksmuseum, art and history take on new meaning for a broad-based, contemporary national and international audience.
Eligibility criteria is as follows:
- The Migelien Gerritzen Fellowship supports individuals engaged in postgraduate studies leading to a Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) or Doctor of Science (D.Sc.) degree whose research is compatible with the Fellowship position. The candidate has to have a university-affiliated supervisor.
- Fellowships are open to candidates of all nationalities and with varied specialism. They may include conservators and scientists.
- Candidates should have proven research capabilities, academic credentials and excellent written and spoken knowledge of two languages (English and preferably Dutch or German).
How to Apply:
The application procedure is totally online. If you wish to apply, go through the given link: https://www.rijksmuseum.nl/en/fellowships/rijksmuseum-fellowship-programma/migelien-gerritzen-fellowship/rijksmuseum-fellowship-application-form–the-migelien-gerritzen-fellowship
Upload the following documents as PDF:
- Cover letter outlining your interest in the fellowship position.
- A research proposal, not exceeding one thousand words, specifying your areas of research and their relationship to the Rijksmuseum collections and activities.
- Full curriculum vitae including education, professional experience, honors, awards, and publications.
- A provisional schedule of work to be accomplished during the fellowship period.
- A provisional schedule of travel required (maximum of six weeks) during the fellowship period.
- Copy of a published paper or recent sample of writing.
- NOTE: Upload PDF files smaller than 10 MB in size.
- Fellowship stipends are awarded to help support a Fellow’s study and research efforts during the tenure of their appointment.
- The stipend of €33,000 (less applicable taxes and deductions) is for a period of twelve months commencing 1 September 2016, the start of the academic year.
- The Fellowship will allow for limited travel for research in art collections and archives elsewhere in Europe to a maximum value of €5,000 annually. This is a one-year Fellowship, with the possibility of renewal for one additional year.
March 13, 2016 is the last date of submitting the complete application packet.
Link for More Information:
For questions contact Marije Spek, on the given e-mail address: m.spek-at-rijksmuseum.nl
Contact Mr. Robert van Langh, on the given e-mail address: r.van.langh-at-rijksmuseum.nl