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Vacancies at Museum of Science & Industry, Manchester

///Vacancies at Museum of Science & Industry, Manchester

Vacancies at Museum of Science & Industry, Manchester

The Museum of Science & Industry (MOSI) is in a period of change, renewal and transformation and this is an exciting opportunity to join and assist in building its reputation as an outstanding national museum of science and industry.

For full details of the following vacancies see http://www.mosi.org.uk/about-us/vacancies.aspx. Closing date for applications: Monday 26 August 2013, 23:59pm. All enquiries to [email protected].

Curator of Science & Technology

As Curator of Science & Technology, your main role will be to develop exhibitions, galleries, publications, and other outputs in the fields of historical and contemporary science, technology and culture. Based in the Curatorial team and working on projects across the museum, you must be able to research and deliver outputs engaging with a variety of audiences. You will also work with our Development team to ensure that funding is secured for projects.

We are looking for an individual who has experience of developing sound curatorial ideas and innovative ways of engaging audiences with the subject. You should be able to demonstrate experience of, or capacity for, good curatorial and collecting practice, making sound judgments about the significance of objects and the stories that they tell. Your excellent teamworking skills will be supported by your ability to deal confidently with people at all levels. As the role involves working across the collections, you will have demonstrable knowledge of an area of history of science and technology, and have the commitment to gain knowledge in other areas, including contemporary science.

Associate Curator

As Associate Curator you will provide collections-based expertise to exhibitions, galleries, publications, and other outputs. You will carry out acquisition and disposal tasks and answer enquiries across the range of the museum’s collections. Based in the Curatorial team and working on projects across the museum, you must be able to research and deliver outputs engaging with a variety of audiences.

We are looking for an individual who has a commitment to developing and communicating knowledge of both historical and contemporary science, technology and industry. You will have experience of developing content and an understanding of the needs of different audiences for museum exhibitions and programmes. You will also have experience of curatorial practice including making acquisitions and assessing the significance of objects and the stories that they tell.

Corporate & Collections Information Officer

29 hours per week

As Corporate and Collections Information Officer, you will play a key role in creating, maintaining and enhancing collections records. Based in the Archives & Information team, you will process loans and ensure information about hazardous materials and object movements are properly recorded. You will help to ensure compliance with regulatory, legal and information rights legislation, deal with a range of enquiries made remotely and through the Collections Centre, and provide advice to researchers.

We are looking for an individual who has experience in a collections registration, documentation or inventory role, with demonstrable knowledge of relevant standards, legislation and best practice. Self-motivated and highly organised, you will be methodical, and able to work under pressure while maintaining thorough attention to detail. You will be an excellent team player and communicator, keen to improve processes and appreciative of the importance, impact and sensitivity of information.

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