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Curator, Historic British Art c1730-1850


Opportunity type:Permanent, Full-time 

Working hours:36 hours per week 

Salary:£36,106 per annum (inclusive of a £3,000 per annum Market Rate Allowance) 


Closing date:22 August 2021 at midnight 

Are you a curator with significant curatorial experience and specialist knowledge of eighteenth- and nineteenth-century British art and its many contexts (social, cultural, political, economic, and international)?

The successful candidate will curate and project-manage exhibitions and collection displays, develop the collection through acquisitions, and carry out research relating to the collection with a particular focus on British art c.1730–1850. Working within Tate Britain’s curatorial team, this role sits with the Historic British Art team (defined as art from the 16th century to c.1915), you will report to the Senior Curator, Historic British Art.

You will have excellent organisational and administrative skills, and demonstrable ability to work to tight budgets and deadlines. You will be confident to negotiate externally at a senior level and to be an active and prominent advocate for Historic British art at Tate. You will bring a sensitive and well-informed perspective on issues of equality and diversity in relation to British art and its research and presentation.

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