Job available: Content Developer (History of Science) - Science Museum, London (UK) - Deadline: Jan. 12, 2011

Content Developer, History of Science
£22,970 - £23,970 per annum pro rata.
Fixed-term contract to October 2011.

Science Museum, South Kensington, London

Closing date: 12th January 2010. Interviews will be held in the week commencing 17th January.

A specialist position has arisen on the Science Museum's project team for Making Modern Science, a proposed major permanent exhibition on the history and current practice of science. The gallery will be based around the Science Museum’s world-class collections, spanning from the late 18th century to the present day. MMS is part of the Museum’s Treasury Galleries project, with development supported by the Heritage Lottery Fund.
This role will support the Interpretation Manager in developing the gallery’s intellectual underpinning in history of science, ensuring that the gallery and associated outputs reflect current knowledge and best practice. Working with the project team and the Museum's curatorial staff, you will be part of a team researching and producing content for an authoritative and innovative permanent gallery, associated website and events. You will also have the opportunity to facilitate audience participation in the development of the gallery content.
Subject to further funding being secured, the contract may be extended.

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Please note that, under European Community employment law, the Museum is obliged to assess candidates from the UK and EC before considering candidates from other nations.