Jobs

  • Deadline: Monday, October 22, 2018 - 17:00
    Employer: Portsmouth Museums Service
    Contract Duration: 15 months Fixed term
    Contract Type: Full Time
    Salary: £17,403 - £18,413 p.a.

    Portsmouth Museums Service contributes to the council’s vision for Portsmouth as ‘the great waterfront city’. Our collections are inspiring, accessible and relevant, supporting learning, skills development, health and wellbeing.

    We operate six museums in the city: Portsmouth Museum, Charles Dickens' Birthplace, The D-Day Story, Southsea Castle, Portsmouth Natural History Museum and Eastney Beam Engine House, and attract some 300,000 visits per year.

    With the support of the Heritage Lottery Fund, this project will transform access to the city's natural history collection...

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  • 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 –...

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  • 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, Preventive Conservation in the Conservation Department, National Museum of Ireland – Decorative Arts & History, Collins Barracks, Benburb Street, Dublin 7. This is a full time position.

    Brief description of position:
    Conservation is a busy Department engaged in the preservation, investigation and conservation of the collections. The Conservation Department of the National Museum of Ireland is primarily located in Collins Barracks, Dublin with...

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  • Deadline: Monday, November 5, 2018 - 12:00
    Employer: Oxford University Museum of Natural History
    Contract Duration: Maternity Cover
    Contract Type: Full Time
    Salary: £28,660 - £34,189 p.a.

    Full time (Part time hours would be considered)
    Maternity Cover

    The Museum of Natural History is offering a great opportunity to join its dynamic public engagement team to cover maternity leave. This varied and rewarding role contributes to the Museum’s changing temporary exhibition series, public event programme, and permanent displays.

    We are looking for an experienced exhibitions officer who will be responsible for project managing exhibitions in our Contemporary Science and Society series. Each exhibition will have a full programme of activities aimed at different...

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  • Deadline: Monday, November 12, 2018 - 12:30
    Employer: Oxford University Museum of Natural History
    Contract Duration: Fixed Term 12 Months
    Contract Type: Part Time 0.5FTE
    Salary: £22,017-£25,482 p.a (pro-rata)

    We are seeking a detail orientated and highly organised team player with good documentation skills to assist with the documentation of the collections at the Oxford University Museum of Natural History in accordance with Museum Accreditation and SPECTRUM documentation standards.

    This role will primarily involve working with digital documentation records to improve the quality of object and archive catalogue records by checking their validity, consistency and completeness. Duties will also include working with images and other digital surrogates and related metadata. Overall the...

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  • Deadline: Monday, November 19, 2018 - 12:00
    Employer: Oxford University Museum of Natural History
    Contract Duration: Permanent
    Contract Type: Full Time
    Salary: £47,263 - £54,765

    Full time - Part time applications will be considered
    Permanent
    Oxford University Museum of Natural History is seeking to appoint a Head of Collections with responsibility for strategic leadership across the zoology, palaeontology, mineralogy, petrology and archival collections. The postholder will also have a major role in the strategic leadership of the museum as a whole and will be a member of the senior leadership team.

    The museum has collections of 7 million specimens with particular strengths in entomology, vertebrate palaeontology and archival collections, and is...

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