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Job: Assistant Curator (Maternity Cover)

Posted by Michelle Kasprzak • Friday, December 12. 2008 • Category: Jobs & Opportunities
Assistant Curator: Fixed term maternity cover

The ICA wishes to appoint an Assistant Curator with demonstrable experience working in a public, private or artist-run organisation in a curatorial capacity.

Fixed term maternity cover (11 months) - salary £24-26k per annum depending on skills and experience

The post is one of two Assistant Curators at the ICA, both of whom work with the Director of Exhibitions on the realisation of a contemporary art programme. The successful candidate will have extensive knowledge of the international contemporary art scene and a proven ability to collaborate with artists, outstanding administrative and communication skills, and experience of event programming as well as exhibition making. This is a fixed term post, ideally from 9 February 2009 to 8 January 2010. The responsibilities during the period of employment will include project management for two exhibitions and a range of exhibition-related and independent events.

Please refer to the job description for further details of the role.

To apply please send a covering letter (detailing how your experience is relevant to this position), a current CV and a completed equal opportunities monitoring form to:

HR Department
Institute of Contemporary Arts
12 Carlton House Terrace

Fax: 020 7873 0051

Email: Human.Resources -at-

Closing date for applications: Monday 5 January 2009 at 5pm.

Interviews will be held on Monday 12 and Tuesday 13 January 2009.
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