Researcher (freelance)

Project title: Case study - Artists’ professional development and gallery membership programmes

Contract length: 32 days, over a maximum six-month period 
Fee: £150 - £200 per day, depending on experience

Professional career development for emerging artists is a key part of Chisenhale Gallery’s remit and an area that we aim to develop. We are seeking to appoint a freelance researcher for approximately six months from June 2014, to produce an in-depth comparative study of artists’ professional development and membership programmes at cultural organisations throughout the UK and internationally. The research will culminate in the publication of a detailed case study presenting the findings.

A key aim of the research is to seek out and represent the views of a wide range of cultural organisations, programme beneficiaries and stakeholders. The researcher will interview programme leaders, gather feedback from current programme participants and potential future beneficiaries. Through this research we aim to identify examples of best practice and explore new ways to support artists.

The researcher will develop their findings into a case study that will be published by Chisenhale Gallery and disseminated widely to the sector.

Chisenhale Gallery has received a grant from the Paul Hamlyn Foundation to develop this project.

The researcher will be employed on a freelance basis for up to 32 days, over a maximum six-month period.

Deadline for applications: 10am Monday 12 May 2014

Interviews will be held on: Friday 23 May 2014
Proposed project start date: Week commencing 9 June 2014

Please click here to download the full job description and for details of how to apply.


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