Curatorial Assistant – Africa Department


The Linden-Museum Stuttgart – National Museum of Ethnology – is looking to fill a two-year position as Curatorial Assistant to the Africa Department, starting May 1st, 20 17 with an initial one-year contract.

A Higher Education degree in Cultural Anthropology or related field with a focus on Africa is required (Ph.D. preferred but not required) as well as a proven interest in material culture. A fine knowledge of the German language is required and a good knowledge of English and French is highly valued.   

Tasks include the participation in all the activities of the Africa Department, assistance in the preparation of the new permanent exhibition (end of 2018) and cooperation with the Departments of Museum Education and Public Relations. 

The salary for this position corresponds to 50% of the salary assigned to pay group 13 TV-L level 1.

Please send your application documents (CV, cover letter, and a copy of degree certificate/s) by regular mail (not by E-Mail) in time to meet the deadline, on February 24th, 2017, to the following address:

Vorstand des Linden-Museums Stuttgart, 
Hegelplatz 1, 
70174 Stuttgart, Germany.

For further information on the position and its tasks, please contact Dr. Sandra Ferracuti (Phone: +49 711 2022 406).

Application documents will be returned to the sender only in case she/he encloses a stamped and pre-filled envelope specifically for that purpose. All other requirements being equally met, persons with disabilities will be preferred.

Further information about the Linden-Museum can be found at  

Simbdea, società italiana per la museografia e i beni demoetnoantropologici.

c/o Museo internazionale delle marionette Antonio Pasqualino
Piazzetta Antonio Pasqualino 5 - 90133 Palermo

CF: 03251180406

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