Job opportunities (6.10.2021)
Lead Metadata Manager
British Library is looking for someone to lead the final phase of cataloguing on the Unlocking Our Sound Heritage (UOSH) project and manage the follow on project, Audio Collection Preservation (ACP). UOSH has made it easier for people to discover and listen to audio archives by digitising and preserving over 300,000 sound recordings. The final phase of UOSH will focus on completion collections and sharing the lessons learnt. The APC project will take forward the preservation and cataloguing of at risk audio archives at the British Library.
With unparalleled collections in the fields of science, technology, engineering, mathematics, medicine and media, the Science Museum Group (SMG) aims to be a leader in informal learning where people of all generations can be inspired by the science that shapes the modern world. To support this work, it is now recruiting for a Patrons Manager to join on a full-time basis at the Science Museum in London.
Documentation Officer, Wirral Metropolitan Borough Council
In this role you will continually improve the documentation of Wirral's arts and museums collections to improve collections accessibility and support the development of the exhibition programme.
Jean Curry Memorial Fellowship
The fellowship will be worth £22,500 per annum, pro rata for the nine month duration of the fellowship, and may not be held in conjunction with any other substantial maintenance grant. As well as the core salary, it offers over £4,000 in additional funding for research expenses and conference attendance.
Assistant Curator of Invertebrate Paleontology or Paleobotany
The Field Museum invites applications for an Assistant Curator in the fields of Invertebrate Paleontology or Paleobotany. This position has a renewal schedule of 3 + 3 years; after successful promotion to the Associate level it is renewable every 7 years. The start date for the position is on or after January 1, 2022.
Assistant Curator of North American Anthropology and Archaeology
The Field Museum invites applications for the position of Assistant Curator of North American Anthropology and Archaeology, regional focus, and subfield specialization open, with an anticipated start date as early as the Summer of 2022. We seek a colleague who conducts collections and field-based research with a focus related to indigenous North America with the potential to address pressing questions of global importance.
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"World on a Wire," organized by Rhizome's Artistic Director Michael Connor, opened at Hyundai Motorstudio Moscow. The exhibition is a collaboration between Hyundai Motor Company and Rhizome of the New Museum in New York, as part of a partnership which began earlier this year, devoted to amplifying new modes of born-digital artmaking. Founded in...
Hartwig Fischer, Director of the British Museum said, "Since re-opening in May 2021 we have welcomed visitors back to the British Museum with critically acclaimed exhibitions that have explored medieval England with Thomas Becket, Nero's ancient Rome and now Hokusai's Great Picture Book of Everything. 2021 will end with a rare glimpse into ancient...