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  • Deadline: Friday, July 19, 2024 - 00:00
    Employer: African Natural History Research Trust
    Contract Duration: 1 year contract
    Contract Type: Full Time
    Salary: Commensurate with experience.

    The African Natural History Research Trust (ANHRT) is a charitable research trust and museum focused on African entomology. Our research is aimed at increasing the scientific knowledge of African insects with an emphasis on Lepidoptera (butterflies and moths). We are looking for a full-time Insect Preparator / Technical Assistant. Within this role you will be expected to sort and identify entomological samples to orders. Assist with the curation and storage of the samples and incorporate all relevant Collection Management Policies and Procedures.
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  • Deadline: Sunday, July 21, 2024 - 00:00
    Employer: University of Cambridge Museum of Zoology
    Contract Duration: Three Years Fixed Term
    Contract Type: 95% Full Time
    Salary: £25,742-£29,605 pro rata

    We are inviting applications for the post of Museum Assistant. This three-year position is available at the University of Cambridge Museum of Zoology and is based on-site. The Museum of Zoology is part of the Department of Zoology and is home to a collection designated as being of national and international importance. The Museum is open to the public Tuesday to Sunday, welcoming around 150,000 visitors a year.

    You will support two of the University Museum of Zoology's key functions: Assisting with the care of our collections, and ensuring our visitors gain the best possible...

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  • Deadline: Friday, July 26, 2024 - 23:30
    Employer: Leeds City Council
    Contract Duration: Permanent
    Contract Type: 22.33 Hours Part Time
    Salary: £34,834 - £36,648 (pro rata)

    The Designated collection of natural science comprises around 800,000 specimens and is hugely diverse in terms of subject area, specimen type and taxonomic range. The Curator will be responsible, as part of a job-share, for the development, care and interpretation of this important collection, facilitating access with audiences and supporting our learning and community programmes. The collections are primarily displayed in the Life on Earth gallery at Leeds City Museum and in the publicly accessible collections store at Leeds Discovery Centre.

    The role is integral to Leeds Museums...

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  • Deadline: Sunday, July 28, 2024 - 00:00
    Employer: The Polar Museum, Scott Polar Research Institute, University of Cambridge
    Contract Duration: 18 months Fixed Term (with strong potential for extension, depending on external funding)
    Contract Type: Full Time
    Salary: £29,095-£33,966

    An exciting opportunity has arisen to join the Polar Museum team at the Scott Polar Research Institute (SPRI), to work as part of a tight-knit team to develop and deliver inclusive and accessible projects and activities which engage a diverse range of audiences with the Polar Museum collections and SPRI research as a whole. The role holder will develop, deliver, co-ordinate and administer the Learning and Public Engagement programme, including planning and delivering educational sessions, creating learning resources, co-ordinating formal education visits and activities, and delivering...

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