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Curator Old Anatomy Museum

Trinity College Dublin, the University of Dublin

Applications by: 12 Noon, 26 October 2020

Trinity College Dublin is seeking to appoint a Curator for the Old Anatomy museum. The successful candidate will participate in the day to day activities in the continuation in preservation and conservation of the museum specimens. The post holder will need to familiarise themselves with a vast number of artefacts by cataloguing, assisting in the preservation of, liaising with relevant parties both clinical and academic while looking to the future use of the historical environment.

The Old Anatomy Museum holds a valuable collection of anatomical and pathological specimens, models and works on paper, spanning over 300 years of medical education in Trinity College, Dublin. The collection and its architectural environment are of considerable significance on local, national and international scales.

The specimens require assessment, cataloguing and conservation. The Old Anatomy Steering Committee have plans to renovate the building and convert it into a museum, exhibition gallery, event space and research library for visiting scholars and physicians.

The successful candidate will participate in the day to day activities in the continuation in preservation and conservation of the museum specimens. The post holder will need to familiarise themselves with a vast number of artefacts by cataloguing, assisting in the preservation of, liaising with relevant parties both clinical and academic while looking to the future use of the historical environment. The post holder will work closely with the part time laboratory technician, The Old Anatomy Steering committee, Architects hired to preserve the building, and academic colleagues. Hosting current medical students in the historic lecture theatre and sharing relevant aspects of the collection with them. As the role develops and the preservation process is progressed, the post holder will become involved in development and implementation of the strategic plan for the anatomy museum and will be required to explore mechanisms to secure funding to ensure the continuation of the project.

Salary range: €38,388 - €48,716 per annum.

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