Assistant Keeper Grade II – Natural History

Deadline: Friday, October 27, 2023 - 17:00
Employer: National Museum of Ireland
Contract Duration: Permanent
Contract Type: Full Time
Salary: €35,336 - €72,999

The National Museum of Ireland is seeking applications from suitable candidates to fill the post of Assistant Keeper Grade II – Natural History. This is a full-time permanent position and will be filled by open competitive interviews.

The post-holder will act as a curator, with specific responsibility for assisting the Keeper in the operation of the Division and delivery of services. This will be during a time of major capital project work in the NMI, involving collections moves, building refurbishment, exhibition development, and the development of public and specialist biodiversity services.

The Assistant Keeper Grade II will have day-to-day responsibility for specific collections within the Natural History Division. A responsibility of this role will include supporting biodiversity research services, including provision of access for taxonomic research, and collaboration with 3rd level institutions, the National Biodiversity Data Centre and other relevant organisations. This will include a focus on mobilising historic data from the collections. The post-holder will also be responsible for supporting exhibition maintenance and supporting colleagues in the delivery of public programmes in relation to education and learning.