Museum Curator, Smithsonian Institution

Smithsonian Institution

Job Type: Museums and Libraries

Application Deadline: March 29, 2019

Curator – Smithsonian in London Program

The Smithsonian Institution (SI) invites applications for the position of Museum Curator with the Smithsonian in London Program. The successful candidate will be an exceptional early-career curator with a strong background in science, technology, engineering, and/or the history of and public understanding of science. The successful candidate must have interests in the arts, history, and culture, and must demonstrate an ability to work with colleagues in these areas. The successful candidate should have experience in exhibition curation and/or in programs related to the public understanding of science and technology. The successful candidate should have knowledge of the exhibition and event planning process, including development, design and installation. The successful candidate must be able to travel by air to visit galleries, collections, donors, etc. in buildings that may not be accessible.

The Smithsonian in London Program is primarily a collaboration with the Victoria & Albert (V&A) museum in a purpose-built museum and exhibition space in the newly-created culture and education district known as the ‘East Bank’ in the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park in East London. Participants in his program include the V&A; a new campus of University College London; the London College of Fashion, which is part of the University of the Arts, London; BBC Symphony Orchestra and Chorus; and Sadler’s Wells Theatre. The program is expected to launch its first exhibition(s) in spring 2023.

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Posted: March 18, 2019