The Science Museum Group are currently seeking an Assistant Curator to join the Curatorial team at their storage facility at Blythe House. Over the next year, this candidate will work closely with the Lead Curator to review the Railway Museum's photography collections housed at Blythe House as well as working closely with the York Curators and Archivists to review the collection.
This candidate's responsible for assessing the collections, carrying out research and rationalization where needed, as well as preparing them for transport and rehousing at another site.
This role requires a candidate that has knowledge or experience of working with photography collections and of cataloguing or documenting collections. You will have excellent communication skills, a proactive and organised approach and the ability to work independently. You will also be able to communicate photographic history for non-specialist audiences, for example in articles or blogs.
This role is available on a 12 month Fixed Term Contract basis.
Application closing date: 24/03/2019
Location: Science Museum at Blythe House - London
Salary: £21,000 per annum + benefits