The National Museums Scotland are hiring!

February 28 2022

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Posted by Adam Busiakiewicz:

The National Museums Scotland are hiring three Assistant Curators in Renaissance and Early Modern History, Modern and Contemporary History, and World Cultures

To quote the job description for the Renaissance and Early Modern History role:

Based at the National Museum of Scotland you will support the work of the Department of Scottish History and Archaeology, primarily within the Renaissance & Early Modern Section of the Department. This is a full-time permanent post currently based within the National Museum of Scotland, Chambers Street, Edinburgh. The Section’s collections are also held at the National Museum Collection Centre, and the wider departmental collections are also held at the National War Museum, Edinburgh and the National Museum of Rural Life, East Kilbride. The ability to travel between these sites is essential. 

The Renaissance & Early Modern section collections are representative of cultural, social, political, military and domestic history in Scotland from c.1450-1750, including decorative arts, jewellery, metalwork, furniture and weaponry, and objects relating to monarchical power, religion, trade and everyday life. 

Duties will include working on the collections, their documentation, storage and display, making them accessible to researchers and other visitors. You will work across the Department towards delivering our strategic priority projects, our loans, exhibitions and digitisation programmes.

The jobs each come with a salary between £27,107 and £29,274 and applications must be received by 6th March and 16th March 2022 respectively.

Good luck if you're applying!

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