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AKDC Seeks Applications for Collections Curator

AKDC MIT Libraries LogoThe Aga Khan Documentation Center at MIT is seeking applications for the position of Collections Curator, 

a versatile and exciting new role for a specialist in Islamic art and/or architecture who will be responsible for researching AKDC’s extensive physical collections and making them accessible to a range of audiences. The Collections Curator will lead projects describing and disseminating the unique archival holdings the center, creating and developing collaborative projects of a scholarly nature, and generating public events and projects around the collections. The role will also design and carry out workflows that document, preserve, and render our collections accessible and undertake both in person and digital outreach activities to communicate the importance of our collections. The Collections Curator will also contribute to the center’s relationships with a range of local and international stakeholders, including collaborations with the Aga Khan Trust for Culture and the wider Aga Khan Development Network.

Full information on the responsibilities, qualifications, salary, and benefits is available on the website of the MIT Libraries, along with announcements of other open positions. Priority will be given to applicants received by May 15, 2022.

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