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Job: Lecturer in Curatorial & Professional Practice

Posted by Michelle Kasprzak • Thursday, March 6. 2008 • Category: Jobs & Opportunities
Lecturer in Curatorial & Professional Practice
Edinburgh College of Art
£29,138 - £35,858 Ref: NG-LCPP

You will co-ordinate and contribute to the teaching of the newly formed MA and MFA programmes, including co-ordination of the annual postgraduate MA and MFA Degree Shows, in addition to other interim exhibitions and public events. Experience in curating exhibitions and other events and working with a range of artists and designers is required. You will also have a relevant postgraduate degree and a comprehensive understanding of Contemporary Art, Design, Visual Communication and Applied Arts practice and a strong research profile or evidence of the potential to develop this. For an application pack (including full job description) please see recruitment at Closing date for applications: 4 April 2008. Interviews expected to be held 2 May 2008.
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Job: Senior Curator at the National Galleries of Scotland

Posted by Michelle Kasprzak • Tuesday, March 4. 2008 • Category: Jobs & Opportunities
The Scottish National Portrait Gallery (SNPG), part of the National Galleries of Scotland (NGS), houses the nation's collection of portraits. Its primary function is to acquire, display and interpret the portraits of the Scottish men and women whose lives and achievements helped shape Scotland and the wider world. The NGS has recently embarked on an ambitious project to redefine the SNPG for the 21st century. This multi-million pound Lottery and Government funded project encompasses a major refurbishment of the SNPG building and a radical reinterpretation of the collection through new displays.

The NGS is seeking an exceptional individual with excellent communication skills to join the curatorial team and to play a significant and creative part in redevelopment plans. They will lead in their area of expertise as well as contributing to the project more widely. NGS welcomes applications from candidates with a good degree in the history of art or equivalent and a track record of scholarship in a relevant subject area.

Title: Senior Curator
Salary: £29,699 - £36,784
3 Years Fixed Term

Closing date for applications is 30 March 2008 and it is anticipated that interviews will be held on 1 May. Application packs are available from
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