Whitechapel Gallery is looking for a Curator with a specialist knowledge of 20th and 21st century art. This is a fantastic opportunity for a motivated individual with a passion for contemporary art and culture to work on a wide spectrum of projects, and to collaborate with artists and colleagues to bring an exciting programme of projects to life. The Curator will develop, manage and deliver solo and thematic exhibitions, commissions, collection displays and related publications, which expand art historical narratives and advance under-represented perspectives. The post holder will be an exemplary collaborator and work closely with diverse audiences, supporters and other stakeholders.

Conditions of Work

  • Contract: Permanent, Full Time
  • Hours of work: 9:30am – 5:45pm, Monday to Friday, plus some occasional weekend and evening work, which will be compensated by time off in lieu.
  • Salary: £32,000–33,000 per annum, depending on experience
  • Probation period: 6 months
  • The period of notice is 3 month in writing on either side


For further information, please download the Job Description

Please complete the application form and the Equality and Diversity Monitoring Form & return to by midnight Sunday 26 September 2021.

Interviews are scheduled on TBC.

The Whitechapel Gallery strives to be an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all sections of the community. We particularly encourage applications from Black, Asian, ethnic minority, LGBTQIA+ and/or disabled applicants as these groups are currently underrepresented in the Arts sector.

Charity number: 312162 Company number: 4093862



How to apply

  • Download and complete the application form: Word; PDF
  • Download and complete the equality and diversity form: Word, PDF
  • Email the forms to recruitment by midnight on Sunday 26 September 2021

Please note that application is by application form only and we do not accept CVs.