Job Vacancy | Chief Curator of National Portrait Gallery, London

Closing date: 18 July, 9am

The National Portrait Gallery houses a unique collection of all forms of portraiture of the people who have made or who are currently contributing to British history and culture. The Gallery attracts 2 million visits a year and is among London’s most popular museums, it reaches and engages these, and further UK and global audiences, with its extensive display, exhibition, research, learning, outreach, publishing, digital and national programmes.

We are looking for an exceptional person with specialist knowledge of the history of portraiture to join the senior management team of the Gallery as Chief Curator. The successful candidate will be a visionary and talented curator and museum professional who is able to play a key role in shaping the future of our Collection, and leading the work of specialist curators and the Heinz Archive and Library. To meet the challenges of this role you will be a strong leader and a compelling communicator with first class research skills and the desire to learn about our Collection and to enrich it.

Further information about the role as well as details of how to apply can be found via:

Position: Chief Curator
Location: London
Contract: Permanent
Salary: Circa £62,000 per annum