Jobs

  • 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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  • Deadline: Wednesday, November 21, 2018 - 00:00
    Employer: Royal Museums Greenwich
    Contract Duration: Fixed Term 1 Year
    Contract Type: Part Time (3hrs per week)
    Salary: £1,917 - £2,500

    Salary: £1,917 - £2,500 per annum (£23,000 - £30,000 pro rata)

    Closing Date: 21 November 2018
    Interviews: 23 November 2018

    Expected start date: 3 December 2018

    We have recently installed a suite of modern instruments in the Altazimuth Pavilion at the Royal Observatory Greenwich, restoring our status as a working observatory on a limited basis for the first time in more than 60 years.

    We are looking for an enthusiastic, outgoing and technologically capable individual with experience of using telescopes of varying designs including large (14' plus)...

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  • Deadline: Wednesday, November 28, 2018 - 00:00
    Employer: Chester Zoo
    Contract Duration: Fixed Term 18 Months
    Contract Type: Full Time
    Salary: £28,391.91

    We are Chester Zoo, and for over 80 years we've been a leading conservation and education charity, and an amazing, award-winning visitor attraction.

    We're also a team of passionate, talented and expert people, doing everything we can to keep the zoo going giving our 1.9 million visitors an inspirational day out. We work hard because we care about nature, we love Chester Zoo and we want to be the best zoo in the world! If you think you can help us to achieve that, then we'd love to hear from you.

    We currently have an exciting vacancy for a Senior Exhibitions and...

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  • Deadline: Sunday, December 9, 2018 - 00:00
    Employer: National Museums Scotland
    Contract Duration: Fixed Term 2 Years
    Contract Type: Full Time
    Salary: £29,141 - 31,689

    Based at the National Museum of Scotland, you will be the lead curator on an exciting project to assess the palaeontological collections in Scotland.

    This post is funded by the John Ellerman Foundation, and is fixed term for two years.

    You will work with other Scottish museums to reveal new information about the distributed national fossil collections, to improve their care and increase opportunities for long-term audience engagement. These collections are in abundance across Scottish museums with relatively little information about them in the public domain.

    You...

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  • Deadline: Monday, December 17, 2018 - 00:00
    Employer: African Natural History Research Trust
    Contract Duration: Full Time
    Contract Type: Permanent
    Salary: £25,000 - £30,000 p.a.

    The African Natural History Research Trust (ANHRT) is a charitable research trust and museum focused on African entomological biodiversity. Our research is aimed at increasing the scientific knowledge of African insects with an emphasis on Lepidoptera.
    Working as part of a small team, this role requires an organised individual with experience of working with Lepidoptera collections. The successful candidate will be capable of conducting self and group-led taxonomic research and have a strong understanding of zoological nomenclature. The successful candidate will be proficient at...

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