Vacancy: Keeper of Technologies and Engineering - Science Museum

Keeper of Technologies and Engineering

Science Museum, London

Salary: Excellent salary and benefits package

Job Type: Full Time - Permanent

The Science Museum is looking for an outstanding candidate to lead the group that curates the fields of technologies and engineering. As Keeper of Technologies & Engineering you will have an insightful and comprehensive overview of history and development in these areas, with proven academic achievement and publications in one or more specific fields. You should also have a driving interest in the interplay between technology and society. This broad cultural and historical perspective should be allied with an interest in, and good knowledge of, contemporary and developing practice in technology.

As Keeper, you will play a major role in the intellectual stewardship of the collections. You will develop interdisciplinary approaches to the display and promotion of the Museum’s collection and its relevant fields of research, helping to maintain and expand its national and international reputation.

You must have excellent specialist knowledge, with a broad and deep understanding of the intellectual and historical background and frameworks across relevant disciplines. You will be able to manage and guide large teams, direct content for major projects and underpinning funding bids, shape the Museum’s Collections Policy and Research plans, and develop long-term relationships with external stakeholders. You will also be able to conceive and lead major international conferences.

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Closing date: Monday 6th June 2016