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Position at Buckinghamshire Chilterns University College

From: Jake Kaner <jkaner01>
Date: Tuesday, February 6, 2007
Research Assistant
Maternity cover (fixed term 6 months)

Grade/Scale: ResB 5
Location: High Wycombe, UK
Hours: 37 per week
Salary: UKP23,181 per annum

Reporting to: Principal Investigator

Our current research assistant has taken maternity leave and we are
looking for a cover for a six month period from an individual with
post doctoral or equivalent professional standing with a strong
interest in furniture history to conduct specific tasks as part of
this AHRC funded project to digitise the High Wycombe Furniture
Archive. This is a great opportunity for career development or for
some one with a strong interest in twentieth century history and
archival material.

Purpose of Job: To interpret and translate the analogue High Wycombe
Furniture archival collection into a standardised catalogued digital
format, as a project funded by the Arts and Humanities Research
Council resource enhancement scheme. To assist in the development of
the website.

Main Duties and Responsibilities:

    To develop a consistent and precise furniture vocabulary

    To enter appropriate metadata into the project database

    Work closely with and co-ordinate with the technical digital
    archivist

    Develop an academic journal article promoting the project

    To work with the Co-Investigator on developing a questionnaire
    for conducting digital oral interviews

    To assist in the development of the website

    Assist in conference preparation

    Participate in weekly project team meetings

    Liaise with external archives and agencies

Please note that all grades and salaries are currently being
reviewed as part of the HE Pay Modernisation Programme.

For informal discussion, contact the project Principal Investigator,
Prof. Jake Kaner +44 1494 522 141, or the Dean of Faculty, Peter
Slater +44 1494 603009.

Closing date: 16 February, 2007

Professor Jake Kaner
Head of Furniture Research Centre
Principal Investigator
'Creation of High Wycombe Electronic Furniture Archive'
Room D1a
Buckinghamshire Chilterns University College
Queen Alexandra Road
High Wycombe
Buckinghamshire HP11 2JZ
+44 1494 522 141 ext. 3583


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