Looking for that dream job, numismatists? How'd you like to work in central London as Keeper of the Department of Coins and Medals at the British Museum, minding one of the best numismatic collections anywhere in the world? Check out this job description, recently published on The Guardian web site.
The Museum is seeking a numismatist of academic distinction to lead and manage the Department of Coins and Medals. You will be responsible for the curation of the collection of some one million coins and medals, drawn from all parts of the world since coinage was invented. You will direct the Department's academic work, ensuring the implementation of a dynamic programme of research into the collections and archaeological fieldwork abroad. You will maintain and develop cultural and diplomatic links with appropriate organisations.
A recognised specialist in a relevant field, you will have experience at a senior level in a museum, university or similar institution. You will have the ability to manage and inspire the department, to participate widely in the Museum's affairs and undertake a representational role both in the UK and abroad.
For further information or a full application pack, please visit www.britishmuseum.org/jobs or email firstname.lastname@example.org quoting reference 76811.
To read the complete job listing, see:
Keeper of the Department of Coins and Medals
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