Science Museum, London

Curator of Information & Computing £22,849 – £30,483 + Benefits

This new role at the Science Museum provides an ideal opportunity for candidates with a developed interest in the history and current trends in computing, computers and information technology. The role involves using the Museum’s world class computing collections to communicate with a wide range of audiences via a range of media, including exhibitions, web pages, publications and broadcast media.

Person specification: Educated to Masters level or equivalent, you will have excellent research skills, the ability to write for all audiences and a passion for communicating via a range of media. Ideally with Museum experience, or an awareness of effective collections management practice, you will possess good interpersonal and communication skills, enabling you to work well as part of a team and with a broad range of audiences.

This is an ideal opportunity for a proactive and committed individual to make a significant contribution to developing understanding of the past, present and future of information and computing.

The Science Museum is devoted to the history and contemporary practice of science and technology and is seeking to broaden its appeal to a more diverse audience, engaging visitors in a dialogue about human ingenuity.

The National Museum of Science and Industry (NMSI) is an equal opportunities employer.

Closing Date: 07 November 2003

To apply for this post, please send a CV and covering letter to: Sarah Archer, Personnel Development, Science Museum, Exhibition Road, London, SW7 2DD

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