V&A Curator of Medieval Art and Design

JOB:  Curator of Medieval Art and Design at the Victoria & Albert Museum, South Kensington, London. Salary: £26,940.00 – £38,542.00 Per Annum. Reference: SEP20170020.

The Museum is seeking to appoint a Curator of Medieval Art and Design to join the Department of Sculpture, Metalwork, Ceramics & Glass. The post-holder will be responsible for the development, care, research, display and interpretation of medieval art and design (excluding manuscripts, which are held in the National Art Library) in the Sculpture, Metalwork, Ceramics & Glass Department.

The extensive European medieval collections are of national and international importance, and the post-holder will serve a wider role within the Department and the Museum as one of the medieval specialists, and will be expected to play an active role in the field of medieval studies and collecting, both nationally and internationally.

The successful candidate will have practical experience of collections management, excellent organisational, interpersonal and writing skills and experience in research and publication. They will be comfortable working across decorative arts collections, contributing to the V&A FuturePlan and exhibition projects, and cultivating and cementing good relations with external organisations and communities.

Please note that candidates who are invited for an interview will be asked for an example of the written/published work.

Deadline: 6 October 2017.

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