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Curator (Vertebrate Zoology)

Salary: 25,034

Hours: 37.00

Location: World Museum, Liverpool

Level: Curatorial


The Vertebrate Zoology collection comprises 78,760 specimens and is ranked amongst the top twenty in importance in the world. It includes NMLs founding collection - the 13th Earl of Derby's magnificent bequest of his internationally important collection to the people of Liverpool in 1851.


The post holder will be based in the Vertebrate Zoology section of World Museum (WM) (Collections & Estates Division) and will initially be managed by the Director of WM. 


The successful candidate will make a significant contribution to the delivery of venue, collection, research, engagement and environmental justice programmes.



  • To support the Director of WM in the strategic development of WMs internationally significant natural science collection totalling ca. 1.6 million items.
  • To manage and develop an internationally significant collection of scientific, historic and cultural importance. 
  • To make the collection accessible through display, research and publication, including online, public enquiries, talks and contributions to education programmes.
  • To be responsible for the care, documentation and use of the Vertebrate Zoology collection.
  • To work with and support projects and initiatives across NML in line with corporate priorities.


For more information and to apply click here.  

Deadline for applications:  04/07/2018 12:00




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