University of Cambridge - Faculty of Classics Museum of Classical Archaeology

(Maternity Cover) 


The Museum of Classical Archaeology is seeking to appoint a Curator, from February 2017 for 12 months or the return of the post holder, whichever is the earlier.  The Curator will be responsible for the day-to-day management and care of the Museum of Classical Archaeology and its collections, and for the management of the Museum's educational and outreach activity.

The Museum is part of the Faculty of Classics and houses a collection of almost 600 casts of Greek (and to a lesser extent Roman) sculpture, about 80% of which is on display, a small collection of original pots and bronzes, and a large collection of sherds of Greek and (to a lesser extent) Roman pottery.   Further information about the Museum is available at, and further information about the Faculty is available at

Maternity cover: This post is fixed-term for 12 months or the return of the post holder, whichever is the earlier.

Once an offer of employment has been accepted, the successful candidate will be required to undergo a Disclosure and Barring Service check (enhanced with children and adults' barred lists) and a health assessment.

To apply online for this vacancy and to view further information about the role, please visit: This will take you to the role on the University’s Job Opportunities pages. There you will need to click on the 'Apply online' button and register an account with the University's Web Recruitment System (if you have not already) and log in before completing the online application form.

For further information about this post please click on the 'Further particulars' link below. 

You will need to attach a CV, cover letter and a writing sample, published or unpublished (of between 2 and 10 sides of A4) in this order, to your application.

Candidates should ask two referees to write on their behalf to Professor Robin Osborne, Acting Director of the Museum of Classical Archaeology,, Sidgwick Avenue, Cambridge CB3 9DA, by the closing date.  Informal enquiries regarding the vacancy may also be directed to Professor Osborne.

Closing date: Noon of Friday 16 December 2016

Planned interview date: Week commencing Tuesday 03 January 2017

Please quote reference GE10746 on your application and in any correspondence about this vacancy.

The University values diversity and is committed to equality of opportunity.

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