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Subject: Position at National Gallery, London

Position at National Gallery, London

From: Joseph Padfield <joseph.padfield>
Date: Thursday, July 26, 2007
Assistant Restorer
The National Gallery, London

Salary: UKP27,000 to UKP34,000 pa

The National Gallery, which houses one of the finest collections of
Western European paintings in the world, has a long established
Conservation Department with an international reputation.

The Assistant Restorer will join the present team of conservators
responsible for the care of the collection. You will undertake the
cleaning and restoration and also some structural repair of
paintings; become involved in research on paintings in the
collection, working in collaboration with the Scientific and
Curatorial Departments; contribute to publications and lecture on
conservation and other research; examine and report on loans and
travel with National Gallery paintings on loan.

We are looking for a well-qualified individual with a first degree,
or equivalent, in a science or arts/humanities subject followed by a
recognised post-graduate qualification in the conservation of easel
paintings. Some further training and practical experience as a
result of internships and/or employment would be an advantage, as
would some experience of working on panel paintings, especially
those dating from before 1600. In addition to a high level of
practical skills in the restoration of paintings of all periods up
to the early 20th century, you will have the ability to communicate
effectively, both orally and in writing, with a wide range of
individuals.

Closing date: 13 August 2007

For an application pack please visit
<URL:http://www.nationalgallery.org.uk/jobs> or e-mail
recruitment [at] ng-london__org__uk. Alternatively, please telephone Louise
Alexander on +44 20 7747 2504. Please quote job ref. CON/02.

Joseph Padfield
+44 20 7747 2553
Fax: +44 20 7839 3897
Conservation Scientist
Scientific Department
The National Gallery
Trafalgar Square
London WC2N 5DN


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