Work with us: Vacancy for SDCELAR Project Curator

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Project Curator: SDCELAR

Salary: £39,951 per annum
Location: Bloomsbury and Orsman Road

Role Summary

Project Curator: Santo Domingo Centre of Excellence for Latin American Research
Africa, Oceania and the Americas
Full time
Fixed term (2 years)
£39,951 per
Application Deadline: January 10th, 2023, 12pm (midday)


The British Museum is looking to recruit a Project Curator to co-ordinate and lead research within the Santo Domingo Centre of Excellence for Latin American Research in support of the British Museum Research Strategy. As an experienced researcher in anthropology and/or archaeology of Latin America, you will work with the Centre Director to devise research strategies and establish priorities for the Centre and guide research fellows towards achieving these goals.


Key areas of responsibility:

  • To devise the Centre’s research strategies, establish priorities, develop methodological approach and set out goals and projected achievements
  • To oversee the recruitment of Visiting Research Fellows in line with the Centre’s ambitions and research strategies
  • To direct, guide, support and manage the research of visiting fellows, in the run-up to, during and after their research visit to the British Museum
  • To develop and manage opportunities for outreach and dissemination, including the coordination of the Centre’s digital strategy

Person Specification:


With a BA/BSc degree (or equivalent/higher) in a relevant subject and knowledge of the archaeology and anthropology of the Americas, you will have experience as a supervisor or director of a research or fieldwork project. We are looking for someone who can communicate complex ideas to diverse audiences, and who has experience in project and budget management. With good spoken and written English and Spanish, you will be an open and effective communicator with a flexible and practical ‘can do’ approach.


Download full job description here.