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Research Officer: Ure Museum of Greek Archaeology
Whiteknights Reading UK

Job reference: SRF26380

Location: Whiteknights Reading UK

Closing date: 07/01/2019

Job live date: 06/12/2018

Salary: £30,395 per annum

Employment type: AR-Research

Department: Library

Division: University Museums and Special Collections Services

Hours per week: 1.00 FTE

Employment Basis/Type: Fixed-Term, 12 months

A Research Officer is sought to support the development of a research framework for the Ure Museum of Greek Archaeology, and the scoping of potential research projects, with the aim of raising the profile of the collection as a research resource.

The Ure Museum of Greek Archaeology is situated in the Department of Classics in the University of Reading, and forms a key part of its public engagement strategy.  This post is based in the University Museums and Special Collections Services, and is managed by the Director of the Heritage & Creativity Institute for Collections (     

The successful applicant will have:

  • Proven ability to undertake collections based research

  • Well-developed interpersonal and communication skills

  • Proven ability to deliver projects successfully and on time

  • Enthusiasm for collaborative and interdisciplinary working

  • A PhD in a relevant area 

Further information may be taken from the person specification.

Note: we would be willing to consider a job-share if suitable candidates were to apply.

Informal contact details

Alternative informal contact details

Contact role:

Director of HCIC

Contact role:

Head of Department, Department of Classics

Contact name:

Dr Rhi Smith

Contact name:

Dr Emma Aston

Contact phone:

0118 3785631

Contact phone:

0118 3786994

Contact email:

Contact email:

Closing date: 07/01/2019

Interview date: 18/01/2019

The University is committed to having a diverse and inclusive workforce, is a Stonewall Diversity and Global Diversity Champion, and supports the principles of the Race Equality Charter and Athena SWAN.  Applications for job-share, part-time and flexible working arrangements are welcomed and will be considered in line with business needs.


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