Assistant Keeper Grade II, Entomology

Deadline: Friday, October 26, 2018 - 17:00
Employer: National Museum of Ireland
Contract Duration: Permanent
Contract Type: Full Time
Salary: €30,987

The National Museum of Ireland is seeking applications from suitable candidates to fill the post of Assistant Keeper Grade II, Entomology, Natural History Division in the National Museum of Ireland – Collections Resource Centre, Swords, Co. Dublin. This is a full time position.

Brief description of position:
The post-holder will act as curator for entomology, and have day-to-day responsibility for the insect collections in the museum. This includes the identification, classification and organisation of specimens. All stages in accession are the responsibility of the curator – from field collection, acquisition, purchase, data collection, numbering, registration, preparation of catalogues, and production of scientific and popular publications.

The applicant will also be responsible for maintenance of exhibits at the National Museum of Ireland – Natural History, Merrion Street, Dublin 2, development of temporary exhibitions, delivery of aspects of public programmes in relation to education and learning, and provision of an entomological enquiries service for the general public and for researchers.