PART TIME POST - 2 DAYS PER WEEK
DEADLINE: 10 JUNE 2009
Salary £31, 957 pro rata
The Horniman Museum is a registered charity funded by the Department for Culture, Media and Sport. Its collections encompass and illustrate the world we live in, and are reflected in the Museum's subject specialisms: Anthropology, Musical Instruments and Natural History. Since its foundation in 1901, the Museum has collected and documented instruments from across the world through fieldwork. It is also noted for its fine historical collections which are particularly
rich in material from Britain and continental Europe. Its musical instrument collection now numbers over 7,500 examples and has been awarded designated status.
We are looking for a part time curator with expert knowledge in a specific collecting area, and a willingness to broaden their knowledge of the field. This post offers an excellent opportunity for a person with a degree, and either a postgraduate qualification or extensive experience in a music related area. At least two year's experience of curatorial or other relevant work is required.
The person appointed will be responsible for developing and documenting areas of the collection interpreting the collection through exhibitions, publications and presentations, developing links
with external academic institutions and representing the Horniman with national/international bodies.
If you would like to obtain a Job Description and Application Form, then please visit our web site at: http://www.horniman.ac.uk/more/vacancies.php
The closing date for completed applications is: Wednesday 10th June 2009.
The Trust is committed to equality of opportunity and welcomes applicants from all sections of the community. Registered Charity in England and Wales No. 802725