South Kensington, SW7 2RL




£26,940 - £35,304 per annum

Contract type:

Contract C





Curatorial Fellowship in Furniture History

Fixed term 5 year contract

We are seeking to appoint a Curatorial Fellow in furniture history to join the Furniture, Textiles and Fashion Department.

Supported by the Oliver Ford Trust, this is an exceptional opportunity for an aspiring or early career curator to gain curatorial experience and to develop expertise in furniture of the long 18 th century. This is a new role at the V&A and arises from the Ford Trust’s desire to encourage the development of object-based expertise in the museum sector.

The successful candidate will already have demonstrable expertise in at least one aspect of furniture of the long 18 th century (British and/or western European) and, preferably, in the wider history of 18 th -century design and decorative arts, as well as a sound general knowledge of furniture history. Candidates with a practical, academic or curatorial furniture-related background are welcome to apply.

Deadline for applications is 5pm Friday 1st September 2017
Interviews to be held on 26th or 28th September 2017

To apply and for a full job description, please visit the V&A recruitment webpage:

Museum Website: