Exhibition Research Assistant,V&A


Job Description

 Reference :FEB20239606

Expiry date: 02:59, Thu, 16th Feb 2023

Location: South Kensington

Salary: £25,070.00 – £27,550.00 Per Annum

Benefits: Group Personal Pension, Life Assurance Scheme, and other great benefits

Duration: 25 Months

Attachments: JD-ExhibitionResearchAssistantFINAL.docx


We are looking for an Exhibition Research Assistant to work on a proposed exhibition that focuses on Britain over a fixed historic period, tracing the emergence of a number of Black British music genres and sub-genres. 

This temporary role, working closely with the Exhibition Curator within the Performance, Furniture, Textiles & Fashion department, will also require collaboration with other departments across the museum and external partners. 

This is a unique opportunity to play a prominent role in the delivery of a major interdisciplinary and immersive exhibition and gain experience in a large museum.

Main Purpose 

Supporting the Exhibition Curator in the development and delivery of the exhibition and accompanying publication, including undertaking research and supporting the exhibition administratively.

Key dates:

• Application closing date: 15 February at 23:59.

• Interviews: 23 February/2 March (provisional)

• Start Date: 3 April

At the V&A we strive to ensure that opportunities to work and develop are open to all. We treat all job applications equally, regardless of age, disability, gender identity or gender expression, race, ethnicity, religion or belief, sex, sexual orientation, or any other equality characteristic.

We particularly encourage applications from Black, Asian and minority ethnic backgrounds, as these groups are currently under-represented in the cultural sector.


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