Job Vacancy | Exhibition Research Assistant at V&A Museum, London

Closing date for receipt of applications: Monday 21 January, 9am.

The V&A are seeking an Exhibition Research Assistant to assist in the development and delivery of an exhibition of a popular Victorian book. As the Exhibition Research Assistant, you will undertake a wide range of research tasks, to build and maintain good relations with lenders and other stakeholders and to carry out curatorial administration. You will also assist the Exhibition Curator to deliver the accompanying publication and wide-ranging programme of events. This major exhibition will offer an immersive, cross-disciplinary exploration of a popular Victorian book, celebrating its power to inspire imagination and creativity across genres and time. This will be the first exhibition which looks at the impact and influence of this text across disciplines over 150 years. The exhibition will examine the original story in its Victorian literary and social context and explore its Britishness and universal appeal, combining imaginative displays with objects and encouraging interactivity through a bold and creative exhibition experience.

A practically minded scholar is required to assist in the development and delivery of the exhibition, in particular to undertake a wide range of research tasks, to build and maintain good relations with lenders and other stakeholders and to carry out curatorial administration. The Research Assistant will also assist the Exhibition Curator to deliver the accompanying publication and wide-ranging programme of events.

Hours/Salary
Net working hours (i.e. excluding meal breaks) are 36 per week.
The salary for this role will be £22,277-£24,000 per annum, dependent on experience. Salaries are reviewed on an annual basis.

For full Job Description see: app.vacancy-filler.co.uk/…
Please apply online via the V&A’s website at www.vam.ac.uk/jobs

If you have any queries regarding the recruitment process, you can email – contacthr@vam.ac.uk or telephone 020 7942 2937.

Interviews are to be held 28 and 29 January 2019.

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