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Open Vacancy: Keeper & Lecturer in Design History
Royal Pavilion & Museums (RPM) and the University of Brighton (UoB) are collaborating on an exciting new role. The post-holder will share their time equally with each partner, and will also identify and maximise strategic and creative opportunities for increased collaboration and shared initiatives between the two institutions. We are keen to see RPM’s collections better-used to support teaching, learning and research, and for collections-based scholarship to reach wider audiences through RPM’s platforms. The post-holder will have curatorial responsibility for RPM’s Decorative Art collection (Designated as being of national and international significance), and undertake research, teaching and curriculum development at BA, MA and research degree levels in the UoB’s College of Arts and Humanities.
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We are looking for a dynamic individual with substantial experience of museum work, research proficiency and outputs, and excellent communication skills. They will need to deliver imaginative and strategic leadership for the Decorative Art collection - as well as provide for its day-to-day care, development and management, interpretation and use - and be able to translate new and/or specialist subject knowledge into accessible teaching content and interpretation. They will also be at the forefront of teaching developments in History of Design and the Decorative Arts at University level. With excellent interpersonal skills, they will work with a wide range of people - colleagues, students, volunteers, local groups and external partners – and be able to organise, motivate and develop teams.
Interviews weeks commencing 5th and 12th October 2015.