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Positions at National Museums Liverpool

From: Jenny Thomas <jenny.thomas<-a>
Date: Thursday, July 10, 2008
Head of Ceramics Conservation
Project Conservator - Ceramics and Glass Conservation
National Museums Liverpool

National Museums Liverpool are seeking suitable people for the
following opportunity

Head of Ceramics Conservation
National Museums Liverpool

Payband 5 UKP22,777
Ref: 2008/075

    National Museums Liverpool has an exciting opportunity to join
    our team of Conservators based at the National Conservation
    Centre.

    Our ceramics collections range from ancient Egyptian artefacts
    to modern studio pottery, and include extensive collections of
    Oriental porcelain as well as Roman glass and some stained
    glass.

    As Head of Ceramics Conservation you will manage the Ceramics
    Conservation department, taking responsibility for all aspects
    of the care, conservation and related research of National
    Museum Liverpool's ceramics and glass collections.

    You will need proven experience in ceramics conservation and
    knowledge of the most up to date methods and practices.
    Management experience will also be an advantage. We are looking
    for effective problem solving, organisational skills, and the
    ability to meet tight deadlines in order to meet our
    organisational objectives over the next few years, including new
    Egyptian displays and the Museum of Liverpool.

Project Conservator -  Ceramics and Glass Conservation

Payband 5 UKP22,777 pro rata
Ref: 2008/076
Fixed term contract 6 months

    The Lady Lever Art Gallery's collections include approximately
    800 pieces of 17th and 18th century Chinese porcelain, most of
    them dating to the Kangxi, Yongzheng and Qianlong periods.

    You will carry out critical interventive treatment, funded by a
    Getty grant, to include conservation treatments, research into
    the provenance of the collection, and participate in a
    conservation research project on the colouring matching of
    in-fills and glazes of ceramics.

    With relevant specialist knowledge your technical skills will be
    essential. Effective organisational skills and self motivation
    as well as the ability work under pressure, will be vital in
    ensuring the project's goals are met.

For further details and an application form please down load the
details from

    <URL:http://www.liverpoolmuseums.org.uk>

Closing Date: Thursday 24 July 2008 at 12 noon.

Please note this is a reposting.  Previous candidates need not
reapply.

National Museums Liverpool is committed to diversity and we
encourage applications from people currently under-represented in
the workplace. This includes people from black and other ethnic
minority groups and people with disabilities.

Jenny Thomas
Human Resources Officer
National Museums Liverpool
+44 151 478 4771
Fax: +44 151 478 4672


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