Full time, permanent
Henry Moore Institute, Leeds
Location: Leeds city centre
Salary: £32,600 - £40,000 p.a.
Plus: 12.5% employer’s pension contribution + other benefits
The Henry Moore Institute is one of the world’s leading centres for the study of sculpture, offering a programme of research activities that complements and animates the exhibitions programme.
The role of Research Curator has huge variety. Reporting to the Head of Henry Moore Institute, the post-holder will devise and deliver an innovative programme of research and study that places the Henry Moore Institute as the UK’s leading specialist organisation for the consideration and presentation of sculpture. The post-holder will develop a creative approach to research that promotes new ideas, academic rigour and debate in the study of sculpture, engaging students, academics and creative professionals alike. Well networked nationally and internationally, the Research Curator will work with colleagues to nurture strategic partnerships and collaborations and will make a
significant contribution to the programme of temporary exhibitions and displays.
With a post-graduate degree in the history of art and a special interest in sculpture, the successful candidate will have at least three years’ experience in scholarly research and in the management of public programmes in an academic or cultural institution. Equally important is the ability to combine scholarly rigour and discourse with the curation of exhibitions and displays. A skilled communicator with the ability to enthuse and inspire others, the postholder will be confident in delivering talks and presentations to a wide range of stakeholders. Combining excellent project management with people skills, you will have a demonstrable track record in the management of public events, and in leading high quality, creative interpretation in presentations and programmes. You will demonstrate best practice research and ideally have published writings on art, ideally sculpture.
Please return your completed application form to the HR team at HR@henry-moore.org
Closing date: 10.00 am Monday 25 March 2019.
Interviews: Tuesday 2 April 2019, in Leeds
Contact: Terry Millson