LAHRI & Special Collections vacancy: Short-term Postgraduate Research Assistant with the Sculpture Collections

LAHRI in conjunction with Special collections is recruiting a part-time postgraduate intern to assist on the University's 20th-Century British Sculpture collection.

Are you a current University of Leeds postgraduate research student, with an interest in 20th-century British sculpture? Would you like to gain valuable experience of working in a fine art and museums context? Do you have event and project coordination experience that you could contribute to the role?

We are looking for a current Leeds postgraduate student to join us as a Research Assistant in a professional office environment; in an organisation recognised for its high quality of academic provision; who are committed to excellence and good practice. 

The post is part-time, 112 hours in total. Weekly hours are negotiable but it is anticipated that this post would be approximately 14 hours per week spread over 8 weeks. The hourly rate is: £14.85 (equivalent to University of Leeds Grade 6, pro rata). This post provides an excellent developmental opportunity for postdocs.

Please note: This opportunity is open to registered postgraduate students at the University of Leeds only.

If you are interested in applying, please send the following to Erin Pickles, or by post to: Erin Pickles, Leeds Arts and Humanities Research Institute (LAHRI), 29-31 Clarendon Place by Friday, 5th October 2018 by 9am.

  • A completed application form. This should include a brief supporting statement as to why you want the role and how you think you meet the criteria;
  • A one-to-two page CV, highlighting your research achievements;
  • The name and email address of someone who can be contacted for an academic reference. These details will need to be added to your application form;
  • Equality monitoring form

Contact Erin Pickles for the application form and equality and monitoring form.