Assistant Curator, Liverpool Biennial


Salary: £20,388 – £21,955 (depending on qualifications and experience)

Full-time, temporary contract until 30 November 2018

Liverpool Biennial is the UK biennial of contemporary art. Taking place every two years across the city in public spaces, galleries, museums and online, we commission artists from around the world to make and present work in the context of Liverpool.

We are looking to appoint an Assistant Curator to join the team ahead of Liverpool Biennial’s 20th anniversary edition in 2018. The Assistant Curator will support the Programme Team in all aspects of the research, preparation, delivery, production, installation, maintenance and de-installation of the Biennial exhibition and year-round programme of talks, events, publishing and research. The successful candidate will be educated to a degree level, organised and able to work to tight deadlines, and will have at least 2 years’ experience in a similar role.

Application packs are available to download from the Biennial website or by email from


Closing date for receipt of applications is noon on 31 August 2017 and interviews are expected to be held in Liverpool on 11 September 2017.

Liverpool Biennial is committed to promoting equal opportunities and encourages and welcomes applications from all sections of the community.

Founded in 1998, Liverpool Biennial has commissioned over 300 new artworks and presented work by over 450 artists from around the world. Liverpool Biennial 2018: Beautiful world, where are you? will take place from 14 July – 28 October, celebrating 20 years of presenting international art in the city and region. The Biennial is underpinned by a programme of research, education, residencies and commissions.