The Victoria & Albert Museum is currently recruiting for the post of Assistant Curator for the V&A Collection at World of Wedgwood, based in Barlaston, Stoke-on-Trent. As a member of the curatorial team, the Assistant Curator provides curatorial support to the Chief Curator, with training offered at the V&A South Kensington. She/he will work on improving access to the collections, and delivering an exciting public programme, including a travelling exhibition.
This fixed-term post is funded by Art Fund to enable essential collections management and research on the Wedgwood collection, facilitate increased public knowledge and enjoyment of the collection and support the development skills in ceramics curatorship.
The Wedgwood Collection is one of the most important industrial collections in the world and a unique record of over 250 years of British ceramic production. Now part of the V&A following a successful fundraising campaign, spearheaded by the Art Fund, it is on display and in storage at V&A at World of Wedgwood, Barlaston, Stoke-on-Trent, on long-term loan from the V&A.
Start Date21st February 2020
Closing Date6th March 2020