Uniquely placed to demonstrate how science and design impact Australia and the world, the Museum of Applied Arts and Sciences (MAAS) is Australia’s leading museum for excellence and innovation in applied arts and sciences. The MAAS collection holds over 500,000 objects, showcasing the best of Australian ingenuity and innovation. MAAS operates three NSW venues, the Powerhouse Museum in Ultimo, Sydney Observatory in Millers Point, and the Museums Discovery Centre in Castle Hill. MAAS is also planning for a New Museum in Parramatta, due to open in 2022.

This is a once in a lifetime opportunity for a talented individual to join the Museum and support the workforce as we embark on building a world-class museum that promotes a more culturally diverse, innovative society.

As Research Manager you are a member of the Curatorial Team, you will build the Museum’s links with individual scholars, authors, researchers, academic institutions and funding bodies to support MAAS as the leading museum of applied arts and sciences. Working collaboratively with teams across MAAS you will develop a research strategy to meet MAAS’ strategic and business objectives, set the direction and overall long and short term priorities for research initiatives, including participation in the Australian Research Council and linkage projects as well as generating new ideas for research initiatives and academic collaborations and partnerships.

To be eligible to apply for this role you must meet these requirements:

Relevant tertiary qualification, preferably at post graduate level combined with a proven record of scholarly achievement

The successful candidate is required to undergo a National Police Records Check.

For more information or to apply visit: JobsNSW.