Curator - Meteorites

Salary: 29,678 - 31,102 (depending on experience) per annum plus benefits
Contract: Permanent
Closing date: 9am on Tuesday 5 June 2018

The Natural History Museum is one of the world's leading museums, internationally recognised for its dual role as a centre of excellence in scientific research and as a leader in the presentation of natural history through exhibitions, public programmes, publications and the web.

The Natural History Museum's Meteorite Collection is widely acknowledged as being one of the world's most significant and is unique in the number of scientifically, historically, and culturally important specimens that are represented. Owing to the importance of the collection it is a heavily used resource for both internal and external research. Given the great public interest in meteorites and space exploration, the collection is additionally a focus for outreach in the form of education, exhibition and the press/media.

For this rare opportunity, we are seeking a suitably qualified, curation-experienced and self-motivated candidate to undertake the curation, management and championing of this important collection. They will work closely with the curatorial and research staff in the Mineral and Planetary Sciences Division and report to the divisional Senior Curator in Charge and Head of Collections, Earth Sciences.

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posted: 08 May 2018     Please mention EARTHWORKS when responding to this advertisement.