Curatorial Assistant Botany

Deadline: Friday, July 15, 2022 - 14:00
Employer: National Museums Liverpool
Contract Duration: Temporary
Contract Type: Part Time
Salary: £20,723 Pro rata

Our people are at the heart of National Museums Liverpool. Colleagues from across the NML team make a difference every day, creating memorable experiences for everyone and challenging expectations. We pride ourselves on being a place for everyone, but we are always aiming higher, aspiring to be representative of the communities we serve. Through our people, we are building a culture which embeds trust, respect and inclusion and an organisation in which people are engaged and empowered to enable National Museums Liverpool to evolve. You could be just the right person to join us.

We currently have the post(s) of Curatorial Assistant Botany available.

Reporting to the Lead Curator of Botany, Geology & Science you’ll be working with World Museum’s nationally important botany collections.

This post sits within the Botany, Geology and Science section of the World Museum curatorial department, where the post-holder will be working closely with the Assistant Curator of Botany working towards digitising the preserved Bryophyte collections held in the herbarium, to make them globally accessible. The World Museum curatorial team is passionate about the collections and the disciplines they work in – do you want to join us?

To be successful in this role, you will have a broad knowledge of botany and a willingness to work across the entire botany collection’s chronological remit and activity to support the core day-to-day work of the team. You will be used to object handling within a museum or heritage environment, with experience of using and updating collections management systems and have a good understanding of museum documentation standards.