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Subject: Position at Science Museum, London

Position at Science Museum, London

From: Langfeldt Jannicke <jannicke.langfeldt<-a>
Date: Thursday, January 3, 2008
Objects Conservator
Science Museum
9 month fixed-term contract

36 hours per week
Salary: Green grade - UKP22,970 + UKP1,000 RWA per annum pro-rata

Closing Date:  24 January 2008

The Science Museum is seeking an experienced, flexible and
enthusiastic object conservator who will support the Museum's active
exhibitions and loans programme.

We are looking for a confident, outgoing professional to provide
high quality interventive conservation and collections care for the
Science Museum's collections of science, technology and medicine
objects.

The position is based primarily at the Science Museum storage
facility at Kensington Olympia but you may be occasionally required
to work in the conservation facilities at the large object stores at
Swindon or at the Science Museum.

Working with the Museum's team of conservators in London, you will
have the chance to work in a friendly atmosphere on a variety of
objects and materials from our collections. There will also be the
opportunity to supervise conservation students doing their
internships at the Science Museum.

You will work with a range of museum professionals from curators to
registrars, designers, visitor services, workshops and development.
The work includes a variety of projects, and there are opportunities
to develop excellent working relationships with stakeholders.

Your recognised conservation qualification or similar experience
will be supported by demonstrable skills in interventive and
preventive museum object conservation across a broad spectrum of
materials. Experience working with science, technology, ethnographic
or medicine collections is necessary.

As an excellent communicator, you will be capable of transmitting
your passion for conservation and the history of science, technology
and medicine to a cross-section of audiences.

You should be able to demonstrate the ability to plan and execute
your own work programmes and promote and high conservation
standards. The ability to use databases and image manipulation
software and practical expertise in risk assessment and COSHH will
be essential.

For more information about the post please e-mail

    Emma Duggan
    Conservation manager, London
    emma.duggan<-a t->sciencemuseum< . >org< . >uk

In shortlisting for interview, priority will be given to applicants
whose covering letters and CVs explicitly demonstrate their
suitability in terms of the full job description. For further
information and a full job description, please visit
<URL:http://www.sciencemuseum.org.uk/vacancies>

To apply, please email your CV, together with a covering letter
explaining clearly how you meet all our stated requirements, to
recruitment<-a t->sciencemuseum< . >org< . >uk. or post to:

    Human Resources
    Science Museum
    Exhibition Road
    London SW7 2DD

The applicant must be eligible to work in the United Kingdom.

We regret that we can only respond to successful applicants

NMSI is the National Museum of Science and Industry.


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