dimanche 25 septembre 2016

Poste de curateur assistant au musée des soins de santé

Curatorial Research Assistant (Young Canada Works Internship)

Employment Opportunity

Please note: This creation of this position is subject to funding by Young Canada Works. Applicants must be registered as a Young Canada Works at Building Careers in Heritage candidate to be eligible for this position. Details at www.youngcanadaworks.gc.ca
Start/End dates: October 17, 2016 – March 31, 2017
Location: Museum of Health Care at Kingston, 32 George Street, Kingston, ON
Salary: $13/hr, 35-hour week

Job description:
The Museum of Health Care at Kingston, located in the Ann Baillie Building (National Historic Site) at 32 George St., is looking for a student with demonstrated research skills to provide research notes and reports on selected topics related to medical history in support of the development of museum exhibitions and initiatives. Under the supervision of the Curator, the Intern will investigate topics including medical care during Confederation, 19th-century scientific innovations, and dentistry. The Intern will participate in other Museum activities and special events, including collaborations with diverse regional organizations. Project outputs will include research files, blog posts, text panels, and a one-case display. For further information on the Museum please see www.museumofhealthcare.ca.

Ideal candidates will:
• be a graduate of museum studies, history, history of medicine, anthropology, archaeology, cultural heritage, art history, life sciences, education or a related discipline and have an interest in pursing a career in the museum or heritage fields.
• have competency with Windows OS, Microsoft Office Suite, and the internet
• have experience in research and writing
• have excellent English oral and written communications skills (Ability in French is an asset)
• be detail-oriented, organized, and able to work independently
The Museum strives to be an equal opportunity employer.
Applicants must meet all Young Canada Works eligibility criteria.
An individual may be eligible for an internship if they:
• are a Canadian citizen or a permanent resident, or have refugee status in Canada (non-Canadians holding temporary work visas or awaiting permanent status are not eligible);
• are legally entitled to work in Canada;
• will be between 16 and 30 years of age at the start of employment;
• are willing to commit to the full duration of the work assignment;
• will not have another full-time job (over 30 hours a week) while employed with the program;
• are an unemployed or underemployed college or university graduate, that is, not employed full-time;
• are a recent graduate who has graduated from college or university within the last 24 months at the start of employment;
• are not receiving Employment Insurance (EI) benefits while employed with the program; and
• have not previously participated in or been paid under this or any other Career Focus internship program funded under the Government of Canada's Youth Employment Strategy.

Please note that the Museum of Health Care is a scent-free environment and does not have parking.

Application Deadline: October 1, 2016 by 5:00 p.m.
Applications should be emailed or mailed to:
Museum of Health Care
Ann Baillie Building National Historic Site
32 George Street
Kingston ON K7L 2V7
ATTN: Max Chouinard, Curator, chouinam@kgh.kari.net
We thank all applicants; please note that only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

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