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Senior Curator (Docklands History and Legacies)

  • Organisation:Museum of London
  • Location:London, England
  • Salary:£36,247
  • Contract type:Permanent / Full-Time

Are you passionate about London’s history and how the public can engage with it? The Museum of London Docklands is looking for a Senior Curator who will be responsible for all of the displays there, with a particular focus on the future of the London, Sugar and Slavery gallery – the only gallery in London to tell the story of the transatlantic slave trade and its continuing legacies. The Senior Curator will work closely with a Curator (Community Engagement) and the Learning and Engagement team to deliver a compelling and innovative programme, including working closely with external partners.

You will act as a key member of the Docklands Strategy Group, liaising with key internal teams including the Managing Director. The Senior Curator will also take a leading role in the activities of the London, Sugar and Slavery Advisory Group, and will be responsible for developing proposals for the next five years of the LSS gallery.

You will have expert knowledge of the history of London’s maritime trade and / or its relationship to Empire, colonialism and transatlantic slavery. You will also have significant experience of participating in public history, communicating to a wide and diverse audience.

For more information about this role, please see the Job Description. To know more about what it’s like to work in the Museum of London and to get some top tips on how to make the best of your application visit: https://www.museumoflondon.org.uk/about-us/jobs

For more information, please visit www.minervasearch.com/museumoflondon

To apply please send a cover letter and CV to [email protected] by no later than the 19th July 2022. Interviews will take place in early September 2022.

The Museum of London is committed to equal opportunities and diversity.  We particularly welcome applications from disabled, Black, Asian and ethnically diverse candidates, who are currently under-represented in our organisation.

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