Assistant Curator – Willner Madge Dawn of Life Gallery Content Coordinator
University of Toronto
Toronto, ON Toronto, ON
10d ago


  • Applicants must hold a minimum of a Master’s degree in Biology, Geology or Philosophy of Sciences related to the history of life or evolutionary theories at the time of appointment
  • Strong knowledge in paleontological principles is a prerequisite
  • A history of research and peer-reviewed publication focusing on palaeozoic invertebrate fossils is preferred
  • Excellent writing skills and proficiency in sourcing, reading and summarizing technical sources. The ability to summarize key concepts and write narratives or scripts in a language accessible to the general public is a prerequisite.
  • Candidates with prior experience in gallery development will be given priority.
  • Proficiency in spoken and written French is desirable.
  • Strong organizational and interpersonal skills and the ability to work under tight deadlines in a stressful environment is required.
  • How to Apply

  • Applications for the position will be accepted until February 13, 2019 . All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply;
  • however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority. Applicants should provide a letter of interest detailing their research interests and projects, a curriculum vitae, two published / scholarly writing samples, and should arrange to have up to three confidential letters of recommendation sent on their behalf. Forward all to :

    Royal Ontario Museum, Human Resources Department, 100 Queen’s Park, Toronto, Ontario, Canada, M5S 2C6

    E-mail : Please quote Competition #2019 003 Contract Assistant Curator Dawn of Life Gallery on the subject line.

    More information here :

    The ROM is committed to fair and accessible employment practices. Upon request, suitable accommodations are available under the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disability Act (AODA) to applicants invited to an interview.

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