Assistant Curator, Lancaster Arts


Lancaster Arts is excited to be recruiting for an Assistant Curator to play a key role in our programme delivery. This role will support the curation and development of our visual arts programme in the Peter Scott Gallery, working across the Lancaster University campus and wider afield, wherever exhibitions may be situated. You will support the Curator to maintain a high standard of upkeep of the university’s art collection and enable the day-to-day running of the Peter Scott Gallery, working closely with artists, volunteers and colleagues at the university and partners in Lancaster and beyond.  

This is a role requiring an enthusiasm for making things happen, artistic ambition and a commitment to the highest standards of exhibition practice. Our ideal candidate will be diligent with strong interpersonal and practical ‘can do’ skills. You will also be someone who can grow and develop with us as we explore new opportunities together. 

We are a friendly team but we need to better reflect the rich diversity of the northwest. We strongly welcome applications from disabled, D/deaf and/or neurodivergent people and those from black, Asian, and ethnically diverse backgrounds. We will guarantee an interview to disabled candidates who meet all essential criteria. We hope that the successful applicant will be able to start working with us in March during our Spring Season.  

For more details on the role and how to apply, please visit

Salary: £20,092-£22,254 pro-rata  

Hours: 0.82fte (30hrs/wk) 

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