To mark the 1,000th anniversary of the Battle of Clontarf, the National Museum of Ireland will be mounting a temporary exhibition entitled “Clontarf 1014: Brian Ború and the battle for Dublin” in 2014.  The exhibition will run from April to December 2014 and will be based in the Museum of Archaeology, Kildare Street.

The Museum requires a Research Assistant to work alongside the lead Curator in planning and mounting this exhibition. This Contract for Service is being offered for approx. 130 days’ work, commencing in late October 2013 and running until late April 2014.

Contact them explaining why you are suitable for the role if you: • Have experience of working with museum collections, particularly in documentation and/or collections management. • Have proven research experience, and ideally an interest in later Viking-Age Ireland. • Have demonstrable administrative, organisational and I.T. skills. • Would like to be part of the team designing and delivering this important exhibition.

Click here for the Project Information Sheet including details of the application process

Closing date fro receipt of applications is 5.00pm on Friday 4 October 2013

Irish Museums Association

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