Trainee curator: Ancient Egypt & Sudan
Salary: Bursary fee (£15,000 pro rata in London, £13,000 pro rata
outside London): tax exempt.
Contract: Fixed-term contract; accredited training programme achieving
a British Museum Curatorial Diploma; 18 months – 6 months at The
British Museum and 12 months at Glasgow Museums (Full Time)
The British Museum and Glasgow Museums are looking for a trainee
candidate to work in the British Museum Ancient Egypt and Sudan
department, and then go on to work in Glasgow. At the British Museum
you will support the renewal of interpretation in the Egyptian sculpture
gallery and the creation of related web content. You will also assist
in a partnership between the British Museum and the Maidstone
Museum towards refurbishment of the latter’s Egyptian display. You
will then go on to support the curatorial team at Glasgow Museums
and other museums in the Glasgow area, in reviewing the documentation
of the Ancient Egypt collections and supporting public engagement
programmes. You will also gain experience in many different museum
activities and projects, and will support the supervising curator in other
responsibilities. In conjunction with this vocational experience you will
take part in an extensive training programme covering a broad range
of curatorial practice.
What an exciting opportunity.