The Commission for Looted Art in Europe seeks an experienced German-speaking art historian as a full-time provenance researcher in London
The role involves original research to identify and trace works of art expropriated between 1933 and 1945. The successful candidate will have excellent written and spoken German, outstanding analytical skills, and the ability to synthesise and summarise detailed information and present it clearly and succinctly and to deadline.
Exceptional written and verbal communication, attention to detail, resourcefulness and organisational talents are essential. Knowledge of one or more other European languages is desirable.
The applicant will have an MA or PhD, and demonstrate initiative, commitment and a determination to achieve results. Much of the work is focused on individual cases and, as part of a team of different disciplines, you will be involved in international research projects to assist in documenting, identifying and tracing works of art which were seized and not returned to their rightful owners or heirs.
The position is for an initial period of one year with the intention of the successful candidate becoming a permanent member of the team. Salary according to experience.
To apply for this post, please send a cover letter and your CV to:
Provenance Researcher Position
Commission for Looted Art in Europe
76 Gloucester Place
London W1U 6HJ