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Project Assistant (Osteology)

  • Department:
    Archaeological Archive
  • Location:
    London Wall
  • Role type:
    Fixed Term Contract
  • Level of security check required:
    Basic Disclosure
  • Closing date:
    21 July 2024
  • Interviews:
    12 August 2024
  • Salary:

The Museum of London is looking to recruit exceptional individuals to play a key role in preparing its collections as it embarks on a major capital project to build a new museum in the historic West Smithfield market building and relocate the museum’s collections to this new space.


This is an exciting opportunity to work with the museum’s extensive collections based at the London Wall site or in Mortimer Wheeler House.  You will be expected to carry out tasks with a high degree of accuracy and enjoy solving complex and challenging documentation issues whilst also being willing and able to record large amounts of data.


You will be working alongside curators, registrars, conservators, collections care and documentation colleagues to improve and expand the human remains inventory, build new digital assets, address documentation backlogs.


You will work with the museum collections management system, handle and pack human remains. You will be highly organised and self-motivated with good attention to detail and the ability to prioritise your own workload. You will also be a committed team player and excellent communicator.


For more information about this role, please see the Job Description. To know more about what it’s like to work in the Museum of London and to get some top tips on how to make the best of your application visit:


If you would like to apply for this role, please click on the ‘apply for this role’ button (at the bottom right hand side of this webpage).  Applications are by application form.  The closing date for applications is Sunday 21th July 2024

The Museum of London is committed to equal opportunities and to becoming representative of the diversity of London.  We particularly welcome applications from candidates who are disabled and/or Black, Asian and ethnically diverse, as people from these groups are currently underrepresented in our organisation.

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MOL London Archaeological Archive and Research Centre
Mortimer Wheeler House, 46 Eagle Wharf Road, London, UK, N1 7ED
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