Research Associate for Time-Based Media
Carnegie Museum of Art

Carnegie Museum of Art is seeking qualified candidates for the position of
Senior Research Associate, Time-Based Media Collection. The Senior Research
Associate will be responsible for overseeing a three-year, grant-funded
project focused on preserving and providing access to the collection. Duties
include: maintaining the database records for time-based media materials,
assisting with the accessioning of new acquisitions, arranging for the
migration of selected materials to digital formats, developing and
implementing grant related programs and activities, providing support for
exhibitions and other events at the museum, supervising project interns, and
overseeing the archiving of the Film and Video department's paper and photo
archive by the Archival Assistant.

The position requires an advanced understanding of avant-garde film and video
history, as well as knowledge of moving-image metadata standards; analog and
digital video formats; and standards and practices for film and video
preservation and video digitization and display. Excellent oral and written
communication skills; strong project management, planning, and organizational
capabilities; and the ability to work well with a wide array of staff members
and external experts are critical. The candidate should have a master's degree
in moving image archiving, archival studies, or an equivalent combination of
academic training and work experience. Experience working with museum
collections and experience spearheading moving image access initiatives

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