Vacancy for Project Curator: Reimagining the British Museum

Project Curator: Reimagining the British Museum Project
2 positions available
Collection Projects and Resources
Full-Time, Fixed-Term (23 Months, end date 21 June 2023)
£38,414 per annum
Application Deadline: 12pm on 8 July 2021

The British Museum is seeking two Project Curators to join a dedicated project team in the delivery of an exciting and complex new project to place global collaboration at the heart of the Museum’s new masterplan. The Reimagining the British Museum project will develop new curatorial approaches to interpreting the collection and developing the narratives that will underpin a comprehensive redisplay of the galleries.

In this role you will work with curators and other specialists across the organisation as well as individuals and groups around the world to develop curatorial briefs for new suites of permanent galleries. You will deliver pilot projects such as displays, and digital or other public programmes to test and evaluate different collaborative methods and narrative approaches, contributing to a clear plan and framework for how the Museum will collaborate globally in the development and delivery of its masterplan. Working beyond your own area of expertise or scholarly discipline, you will provide the right environment to stimulate new thinking and debate while balancing the need to meet challenging deadlines.

The start date of these posts is planned as the beginning of August 2021.

Call for Experts, Database of Religious History

Funded by the John Templeton Foundation, the Database of Religious History at the University of British Columbia is actively recruiting experts to fill out entries on East Asian religion. Entries may be written in Chinese OR English.

Benefits of Writing an Entry: Contribute to an international database on world history; Receive a publication credit; Honorarium available while funds last for complete entries finished within 60 days. 

Entry Requirements: Introductory paragraph (approx. 400 words); All quantitative questions answered; As many qualitative comments as possible (no set word count); Approximately 20-40 pdf pages (number will vary based on topic).

CALL FOR PAPERS: ROUTLEDGE HANDBOOK OF ARCHAEOLOGY AND THE MEDIA IN THE 21ST CENTURY

ROUTLEDGE HANDBOOK OF ARCHAEOLOGY AND THE MEDIA IN THE 21ST CENTURY The field of archaeology has long entertained media coverage in print, on television and in film. With the rapid expansion of the internet, mobile technologies and video gaming, archaeology has become further immersed in digital media. Whether the use of these platforms are for public engagement, scholarly communication or pure entertainment, the field of archaeology is irretrievably part of the media landscape.

JOB POSTING: Associate Professor of Indigenous Archaeology in Hokkaido

The Center for Ainu and Indigenous Studies Hokkaido University is inviting international applications for the position of Associate Professor to be placed at GSI. The position is open to a young English-speaking researcher (or a young non-native English-speaking researcher with the ability and experience to use English as a research language without difficulty) in the field of Indigenous Archaeology. This position is a Full-time position but nontenured until 31 March 2026.

JOB POSTING: Stanford Archaeobotany Postdoc

The Stanford Archaeology Center announces a postdoctoral position for an archaeobotanist with experience in analyses of micro- and/or macro-remains (phytolith, starch granules, and seeds) and lab management. The research area is open, but priority will be given to someone working on East Asian materials. The candidate is also expected to teach one course per year in archaeobotany, assist with regular management of the lab, help with teaching archaeobotanical methods in other courses as needed, and engage with faculty and graduate students at the Center. The faculty sponsor of this postdoc will be Prof. Li Liu. 

https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/18449

Job Posting: Research Assistant Professor at the Chinese University of Hong Kong

The Department of Anthropology (Archaeology) at the Chinese University of Hong Kong is seeking an outstanding candidate for Research Assistant Professorship specialized in Archaeology with a geographical focus on Asia. Ideal candidate should have:  (i)    PhD degree in Archaeology;  (ii)   Strong commitment to excellence in research; and   (iii)   A good track record of publishing. 

JOB POSTING: POSTDOCTORAL RESEARCHER AT THE RANK OF INSTRUCTOR—EARLY CHINA

Position Description

The Creel Center for Chinese Paleography of the University of Chicago’s Department of East Asian Languages and Civilizations invites applications for a position as a Postdoctoral Researcher at the rank of Instructor. We welcome applications from scholars with a background in any aspect of early Chinese civilization, though special preference will be given to applicants who propose to study paleography and/or unearthed documents. The selected candidate is expected to be in residence and conduct their own research under the mentorship of a faculty member. Further requirements include teaching two courses as well as participation in the graduate workshops, symposia, and other events sponsored by the center and the department. The initial appointment is for two years, and renewal for a third year if possible, contingent upon budgetary approval and satisfactory review of performance. Salary is competitive and includes benefits. The anticipated start date for the appointment is September 1, 2021, or as soon as possible thereafter.

 

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