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Job: Head of "Exhibition Projects" department

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Universcience, based in Paris (France) is looking for a Head of the "Exhibition Projects" department.

Within the Department of Exhibitions, in the "museum projects" division and under the direct responsibility of the Director of Exhibitions, you will be in charge of the design and production of the permanent and temporary exhibitions and/or travelling exhibitions. You will lead a team of 30 people, including exhibition developers, project managers and production assistants.

/!/ The working language is French

About universcience

Universcience, a public institution whose mission is to disseminate scientific and technical culture to the general public, comprises two sites located in Paris: The Palais de la découverte in the 8th district and the Cité des sciences et de l'industrie in the 19th district.


With a broad general training, you have several years of professional experience in project or team management, including budget management. You attend and participate regularly in national and international professional conferences and are an active or permanent member of a professional association related to the sector.

  • In particular, you are proficient in the following skills:
  • In-depth knowledge of culture, science communication and scientific and technical museology, and innovations in the field both nationally and internationally;
  • Excellent general cultural knowledge and knowledge of museology outside scientific and technical fields;
  • Ability to implement agile design and organizational methods;
  • Knowledge of communication techniques;
  • Proven writing skills;
  • Creativity;
  • Openness to dialogue;
  • Strong decision-making capacity.

More information in the attached job description.



  • job
  • paris
  • Exhibition
  • science communication



The city of Paris boasts two prestigious centres promoting science and technology, the Cité des sciences et de l’industrie and the Palais de la Découverte. From January 1st, 2010, they have joined forces to create a new institution: Universcience placed under the joint responsibility of the Ministry for Higher Education, Research and Innovation and the Ministry for Culture. With almost 3.5 million visitors each year (3 million at the Cité des sciences et de l’industrie and 550 000 at the Palais de la découverte), Universcience is the fourth most popular cultural establishment in Paris after the Louvre, Versailles and the Georges-Pompidou Centre.