Curator of Contemporary Forms of Slavery
National Museum Liverpool
- Location: Liverpool
- Salary: £25,034
- Contract Type: Full-time, Permanent
- Closing Date: 09/12/2019
The International Slavery Museum ISM in Liverpool opened in 2007 and has seen over 4.5 million visitors. As part of our ongoing commitment to raising awareness of contemporary forms of slavery and enslavement we are seeking an exceptional person to join us on our journey; a Curator of Contemporary Forms of Slavery, working with the Head of the International Slavery Museum and Curator of Transatlantic Slavery and Legacies.
We are embarking on the next phase of our journey, a transformational project which will redevelop the current display galleries and open the iconic Dr Martin Luther King, Jr. building on the Royal Albert Dock as the Museum’s front door.
Working closely with NGO’s, government, law enforcement, academics and communities the post holder will be responsible for researching, and developing content for the display galleries, exhibitions and public programming on contemporary forms of slavery including (but not limited to) forced labour, domestic servitude, sexual slavery and human trafficking.
It will be a unique, rewarding and challenging role which allow a great degree of creative thinking, independence and innovation.
For further information about the role and for details of how to apply, please click Link to Job.