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Jobs: Curatorial roles at NS+MM, Bradford / closing late June-early July 2022

Bradford's National Science and Media Museum is recruit for three curatorial positions: Head Curator, Curator of Photography and Photographic Technology and an Assistant Curator. 

As Head Curator you will play a pivotal leadership role in National Science and Media Museum’s senior leadership team, contributing to strategic planning and decision-making across all areas. You will lead the Curatorial and Archives team to ensure work is delivered in line with museum priorities and to shape the museum’s narrative through exhibitions, events and public programmes, increasing physical and intellectual access to the collections.

As well as developing our historic collections, you will champion our ambitions to research and collect more contemporary materials, working collaboratively with key academic and industrial partners, particularly in areas such as the digital and creative industries. Details:  https://bit.ly/3NVdY2C Deadline - 07/07/2022

 As the Curator of Photography and Photographic Technology you will take a leading role on championing and raising the profile of our world class collections of photography and photographic technology.

This is a highly collaborative role which will involve working alongside other specialist Archivists and Curators and fostering links with internal and external stakeholders in photography and photographic technology communities. Working closely with the masterplan team, exhibitions team and digital content teams you will develop the content and interpretation for our new permanent galleries, Sound & Vision, as well as our temporary exhibition programme. Details: https://bit.ly/3znZowx Deadline – 03/07/2022

 As Assistant Curator, you will critically engage with our core collection areas of photography, photographic technology, film, television, broadcasting and sound, supporting access to our objects, archives and resources. In this role, you will field enquiries, facilitate research access and public engagement. You will be leading collection tours, as well as assisting the Curatorial team and volunteers to research, utilise and manage the collections.

You will also actively find ways to engage with our audiences by showcasing and celebrating our world-class collections of image and sound technologies. This might involve writing blogs about objects and the stories behind them or creating content for websites and other digital platforms to aid the promotion of activities at the museum.Details: https://bit.ly/3mtnyhw Deadline - 29/06/2022

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