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Position at Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew

From: Jonathan S. Farley <jsf<-at->
Date: Wednesday, December 12, 2012
Wallich Collection Conservator
Directorate: Herbarium, Library, Art and Archives
Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew

Ref: 1391

Eligibility to apply: Internal and External Candidates may apply

Full time (36 hours net)

Job status: 51 Week Contract

Salary per annum: UKP22,056 - UKP25,382

The Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew (RBG Kew) is the world-leader in
plant diversity science, a UNESCO World Heritage Site and a major
visitor attraction that shows the importance of plants in all our
lives. Kew's mission is to inspire and deliver science-based plant
conservation worldwide, enhancing the quality of life.

Working with the Senior Conservator, you will be responsible for the
conservation of works of art collected by Nathanial Wallich and
related material within the Kew archives in order to ensure the
longevity and usability of the national collections at Kew.

You will have a graduate qualification, or equivalent experience in
a conservation department, in paper conservation, along with a real
understanding of art conservation using traditional and contemporary
repair technique, especially for watercolour and ink.  You would be
expected to plan your own time to achieve project targets and be
able to contribute to the decision making process through your
assessment of problems and identification of possible solutions with
regard to the collection.

Benefits include 30 days holiday per year, a choice of defined
benefit or stakeholder pension, a flexible benefits scheme as well
as a great working environment.

Closing Date: Wednesday 19 December 2012, 5pm

Interview Date: TBC

For more information, please see:

    <URL:http://www.kew.org/about-kew/jobs/ref_Nov12_WallichConservator.htm>

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