Curator: Natural History
Manx Museum

Job Reference: MNH-005511

Closing Date: 14/07/2017

Salary: £28,556 to £33,417

Department: Manx National Heritage

Hours Per week: 37

Join the curatorial team at Manx National Heritage to manage and develop our diverse natural history collections and biological records which are an exceptional record of the Isle of Man’s distinct flora and fauna.

You will be responsible for ensuring best practise in collections care, documentation, research and interpretation. 

An expert in your field of collections-based science you will demonstrate a high level of scholarship and creative ability to engage audiences.

While the natural history collections are based in Douglas – Isle of Man - you will be expected to lead on natural science provision at all MNH sites, where appropriate, as well as working with island partners to raise awareness of the island’s biodiversity.

Manx National Heritage is a diverse organisation with wide-ranging responsibilities and is committed to providing a professional, inclusive and socially engaging heritage service for the Isle of Man.

A relocation package and interview expenses are not available for this role.

Please note a driving licence and access to own vehicle essential.

Further details of the post can be obtained from Kirsty Neate on Tel: 01624 648024.

Following the introduction of New Terms and Conditions for New Starters and Promotions on 01 April 2016, the terms and conditions for this appointment will be in line with these new provisions, more details can be found here. If you are currently employed under Civil Service or Manual Worker terms and conditions aspects of your terms and conditions may be protected. Please click on this link for further details on the scope of the agreement and how it may affect you.

For more information please see the attached job description and person specification.

If you have difficulties applying online please contact the Recruitment and Employment Changes Team on 01624 686300 or by email at

Applications for this post will be accepted up to midnight of the closing date specified. We encourage you to use the online application process which allows you to track your application and receive faster communication regarding your application. If you wish to apply using a manual application these can be found here. Please print the correct application off and return to OHR, 2nd Floor, Illiam Dhone House, Circular Road, Douglas, Isle of Man, IM1 1AG. Please note an acknowledgement of receipt of application will not be sent for manual applications.


This position is now closed. We are no longer accepting applications for this position.