Curator, Calleva Fossil Mammals

Deadline: Monday, March 20, 2023 - 09:00
Employer: The Natural History Museum, London
Contract Duration: Until 31 August 2025
Contract Type: Full Time
Salary: £ 32,112

We are a world-class visitor attraction and leading science research centre. We use the Museum's unique collections and our unrivalled expertise to tackle the biggest challenges facing the world today. We care for more than 80 million objects spanning billions of years and welcome more than five million visitors annually and 16 million visits to our website.  

Today the Museum is more relevant and influential than ever. By attracting people from a range of backgrounds to work for us, we can continue to look at the world with fresh eyes and find new ways of doing things.

We employ 900 staff in a variety of roles, all united by our vision of a future where people and planet thrive. We need everyone to have the passion and drive to help us with our mission to create advocates for our planet and inspire millions to care about the natural world.

Embedded within the Vertebrates & Anthropology Curatorial Division, this is a fixed term full-time position of Curator, Calleva Fossil Mammals with an end date of 31 August 2025. The Curator will work closely with Fossil Mammals Curators, Principal Curator in Charge of Fossil Vertebrates & Anthropology and researchers in the Centre for Human Evolution Research (CHER) to support Calleva research projects while ensuring best practice in collections management and care. The post will support the activities of the CHER by assisting with collections access, undertaking due diligence checks, cataloguing and digitisation of collections using spreadsheets and the Collections Management System and performing literature searches as well as supporting public engagement activities where required as part of Calleva research projects. This is an important opportunity to support best practice and to work with Fossil Mammals collections in a world-renowned institution with a unique scientific mission and public profile.