The V&A in London are seeking to recruit an Assistant Curator of Paintings and Drawings to join the Department of Art, Architecture, Photography and Design.
The post holder will assist in and contribute to the development, care of, documentation and research, presentation, and interpretation of a part of V&A’s collection, in this case, British, European and increasingly global paintings, drawings and illustrations from the Renaissance to the contemporary. Assistant Curators spend a significant portion of their time working on object-related activity that pertains to the care and display of collections, maintaining documentation and developing interpretation to allow for their presentation to diverse 21st century audiences.
As a member of the Art, Architecture, Photography and Design Department, the post holder will also play a role in the wider work of the V&A, contributing to policy, projects and public programs and supporting fundraising and income generation. They will support senior colleagues in the running of the Department and will be part of the community supporting the museum’s scholarship in the Art, Architecture, Photography and Design Department. In short, this is a wide-ranging role in which the post holder will be able to develop their skills in all aspects of museum curation.
Applications for the full-time position are due by 7 February 2023. See the job posting for more information and to apply.