The V&A is seeking an Exhibition Research Assistant for a fixed term contract to July 2017 to be based within the Word & Image department.
Fixed term position (4 days per week) position until July 2017
The Victoria & Albert Museum is the world’s leading museum of art
and design. We enrich people’s lives by promoting the practice of design and
increasing knowledge, understanding and enjoyment of the designed world.
A practically-minded person is required to assist in the development and
delivery of the exhibition, in particular to assist with research on subject
areas and object cataloguing, object moves and curatorial administration. The
Research Assistant will also assist the Exhibition Curators to deliver the
accompanying publication and events.
The candidate should have experience of researching museum collections,
a sound knowledge of collections management procedures, experience of handling
museum objects and be proficient in word processing and database packages. We
expect the successful candidate to have a graduate degree in a relevant
discipline, excellent communication and organisational skills, attention to
detail and a high level of initiative.
For a job description and to apply, please visit:
Closing date for applications is midnight on Thursday 11th February 2016
Interviews are likely to take place on Wednesday 24th and Thursday 25th
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