Project Curator: Naukratis Project (Egyptian)

Friday, August 24, 2012


The British Museum
Great Russell Street, WC1B 3DG
United Kingdom
51° 31' 4.1304" N, 0° 7' 39.4932" W

Full-time, fixed-term contract for 12 months

This role is anticipated to start in December 2012.

The British Museum is looking to recruit a Project Curator to research and
publish Egyptian material from the site of Naukratis in the Nile Delta as
part of the Museum's Naukratis Project.  You will have responsibility for
researching the archaeology and history of Naukratis, for cataloguing and
researching finds from the site, and for analysing its significance in
Egyptian - Greek interaction. You will also have responsibility for
publishing relevant analyses as part of the project's final publications.

With a PhD or equivalent in Egyptology you will have previous experience
working within a museum, university department or archaeological institute
and will have expertise in the history and archaeology of the Nile Delta in
the Late to Ptolemaic periods. The ability to devise a pragmatic programme
of work and identify priorities is essential for this role, as is the
ability to work without supervision as part of a wider team. Evidence of
relevant published work is desirable for this role.

For further information or to apply for this role, please go to

Closing date: 12 noon, Friday 24th August 2012.

Posted: 20 July 2012
Ref: 1266704
Location: Great Russell Street, WC1B 3DG
Industry: Arts & heritage - Museums & galleries , Charities - Arts & culture
Level: Experienced (non manager)
Contract: Contract Hours: Full Time Salary: £26,820 per annum

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