We are looking for a Researcher who will be responsible for research projects at the Kerala Museum, beginning January 2022.
The Research Lead is a full-time position on a 6 month contract, (extendable if required), based in the Kerala Museum in Kochi. The Research Lead will be responsible for maintaining and expanding the research resources of the Museum. They will work with the Programme Co-ordinator to implement projects at the Museum.
To undertake and lead research programmes and collate primary and secondary source material acquired at the Museum
To organise, catalogue and annotate research material
To coordinate outsourced research programmes
To assist with research, planning, and curation of exhibits and publications
To contribute ideas and work collaboratively with other departments to ensure successful implementation of the projects
A Post Graduate Degree in humanities or social sciences is a minimum requirement
Proficient in Microsoft Office and Google Workspace
Familiarity with the history of Kerala
Ability to articulate ideas and write them for museum audiences
Ability to draw attention to multiple aspects of a topic from diverse sources for general audiences
Experience studying & working both in Kerala and outside
Strong organisational skills, attention to detail, ability to multitask, and a dynamic self motivated and responsible working style
Full time position based in Kochi and may require some travel
Application should include:
Resume with 1 professional reference
Sample of research writing + any other work in your portfolio
Send your completed application to email@example.com
As this is an on-going requirement, you are encouraged to apply stating your available dates to work on projects.
Only short-listed applicants will be contacted for interviews online or in-person and should anticipate beginning work two weeks after their interview.
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