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Research Coordinator

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17.5 hours per week 0.5 Full Time Equivalent

£12,000 per annum (£24,000 Full Time Equivalent)

2 year fixed term contract

The Chapter of York are seeking a Research Co-ordinator to help inform the effective care, conservation and stewardship of York Minster, its buildings, site and collections.

The successful candidate will review existing research and ensure its accessibility and meaningful use, including in York Minster’s public access and engagement programmes.  The post holder will work with the Head of Collections and Interpretation and the Director of Works and Precinct to assist in identifying strategic research priorities.  They will scope and develop effective research partnerships and networks, building on the existing relationships with local universities, museums and heritage organisations.  They will identify opportunities for research at a variety of levels, internally and externally, including undergraduate, MA and doctoral dissertations, and work in partnership with HE institutions to bring these to fruition.

Research fields of interest and relevance to York Minster include history, art history, archaeology, STEM subjects, and materials and environmental science.

To apply please download an Application Pack and download and complete an Application Form, Confidential Declaration Form, and a Equality Diversity Monitoring Form. Please send all completed forms to jobs@yorkminster.org.

Completed forms should arrive no later than noon on Tuesday 23rd August 2022. Interviews will take place on Thursday 6th October 2022.


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