29 July 2018

British Museum Vacancy for Project Curator: Google Maya Project

Africa Oceania and the Americas
Full time
Fixed term until 31 March 2019
Salary £29,028
Application deadline:  12 Noon, 25 August 2018

The British Museum is seeking a Project Curator to work as part of the Google Maya Project to develop, implement and deliver on the project’s plans. This is an exciting opportunity to contribute to a unique Museum-led research project.

In this role, you will facilitate Maya collections research and dissemination, lead on archival research and contribute to digitisation. The post-holder will oversee backlog registration and documentation of Maudslay material held by the Museum and will organise project conferences and events.

Educated to degree level, or equivalent, the successful candidate will be fluent in Spanish and will have significant experience of Latin America fieldwork and using museum databases. Knowledge of the archaeology and iconography of the Ancient Maya is desirable.

We are interested in hearing from candidates who are able to demonstrate using initiative and the ability to assess priorities in order to meet deadlines. You will have exceptional communication skills and will have cultural sensitivity in dealing with source community members.

Further details are available from the British Museum website.

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