Exhibitions Research Assistant - Winnie the Pooh, Victoria and Albert Museum

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: http://www.vam.ac.uk/content/jobs/apply/

Closing date for applications is midnight on Thursday 11th February 2016

Interviews are likely to take place on Wednesday 24th and Thursday 25th February 2016

For more information see website

Date: 
28/01/2016 - 11/02/2016
Contact Name: 
V&A
Contact Email: 
hr@vam.ac.uk