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Job: Assistant Curator, Tate

Posted by Michelle Kasprzak • Thursday, April 24. 2008 • Category: Jobs & Opportunities
Tate’s mission is to increase the public’s knowledge, understanding and appreciation of art, by displaying a collection of some of the best modern and contemporary art the world has to offer.

The Collections team within the Curatorial Department is responsible for Tate’s acquisition programme and plays a leading role within Tate in researching the Collection. This post will assist and support the work of the Collections team relating to Modern and Contemporary British Art from 1950, dealing with acquisitions, research and publishing on the collection, displays and specialist enquiries.

You will need a degree or post-graduate degree in a relevant subject in art history or a related field, along with a broad knowledge of twentieth-century art, and proven relevant work experience. You will also need specialist knowledge of one or more aspects of the area that the post covers i.e. Modern and Contemporary British art from 1950.

In addition you will need excellent writing, research, and organisational skills. Your well-developed interpersonal skills will enable you to work effectively as part of a team and collaboratively across Tate. You will also be able to prioritise your work to meet deadlines, and maintain your attention to detail under pressure.

For further information and to download an application pack, please visit .
Full-time, 12 month contract at £21,000 p.a. Closing date: 28 April 2008. Interviews to be held on 21 May 2008.
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