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8. August 2022

Scientific traineeship (m/f/d) with focus on contemporary art

Scientific traineeship (m/f/d) in the Kunstsammlungen Chemnitz (m/f/d)
with focus on contemporary art in the painting and sculpture collection

Make the Capital of Culture 2025 the centre of your life. Apply to one of the largest employers in the region and discover your opportunities in a city with corners, edges and great minds. The Kunstsammlungen Chemnitz are among the most important municipal museums in Germany. Its four museums – the Kunstsammlungen am Theaterplatz with the Carlfriedrich Claus Archive, the Museum Gunzenhauser, the Schloßbergmuseum and the Henry van de Velde Museum – make a significant contribution to the cultural wealth of the European Capital of Culture 2025 and the entire Free State of Saxony with their collections and the exhibition, mediation and event programme.
The traineeship offers the opportunity to get to know the work in all areas of the museum.

The field of activity includes the expansion of knowledge in all areas of museum work, in particular through:
Assisting in the conceptual, administrative and practical preparation of the museum’s future exhibitions,
collaboration on catalogues,
independently preparing and conducting public lectures and guided tours,
collaboration in art education,
dealing with general enquiries,
maintenance of the museum database,
cooperation with the restoration workshop.

completed academic university studies in art history (master’s degree or doctorate),
very good knowledge in the field of 19th-21st century art, especially contemporary art,
enjoyment of museum education work,
very good verbal and written communication skills,
very good knowledge of English and German, further foreign language skills desirable,
willingness to cooperate and ability to work under pressure, ability to work in a team, strong communication skills and organisational talent,
high motivation and initiative, interest in museum work.
a heart for Chemnitz and the region

motivated, reliable and able to work under pressure and are interested in independent and varied work
creative, flexible and a team player

an above-average salary of € 1,813.30 gross per month
30 days holiday per calendar year
internal networking through an employee app
a subsidy for the job ticket for public transport
a city to discover with affordable housing

Equal opportunities are a matter of course for us, we value diversity and therefore welcome all applications – regardless of gender, nationality, ethnic and social origin, religion/belief, disability as well as sexual orientation and identity. Severely disabled persons will be given preferential consideration if they have the same qualifications and suitability.

Apply via our applicant portal by 01.09.2022 at the latest: Applications are only accepted via our online applicant portal.