Job Annoucement: Keeper of Anthropology

Full Time – Permanent
Salary up to £38,440 per annum

The Horniman’s designated Anthropology collection of some 90,000 objects is recognized as one of the finest such collections in Britain. The Museum aims to use its world-wide collections and the Gardens to encourage a wider appreciation of the World, its peoples and their cultures, and its environments.
We seek a forward looking curator to take responsibility for the development, research and interpretation of our Anthropology collections. This is a key post which will advise the Senior Management Team and Trustees on all matters related to the Anthropology collection. The post holder will regularly be expected to engage in public consultation and in advocacy work on behalf of the Trust.
The successful applicant will have an in-depth knowledge of at least one of our major collection areas, together with, a postgraduate qualification in a relevant subject and appropriate museum experience. You will be a confident communicator and will have a proven track record in research and in the communication of ideas to a broad audience.
To access further information and an application pack please visit our website at
The closing date for completed applications is 7th March 2008.
The Trust is committed to equality of opportunity and welcomes applicants from all sections of the community.
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