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Subject: Position at National Museums of Scotland, Edinburgh

Position at National Museums of Scotland, Edinburgh

From: Lynn McClean <lmc>
Date: Friday, February 26, 1999
National Museums of Scotland,
Paper and Textile Conservation.
Fixed term contract - paper conservator

The National Museums of Scotland are seeking a qualified and
experienced conservator to take responsibility for the conservation
and preparation of a range of paper artefacts for displays in the
new Museum Square project of the Scottish United Services Museum
(Scotland's National Museum of Military History) within Edinburgh
Castle.   The museum is due to open by April 2000 and includes paper
artefacts in most of the new galleries.

The post is within the Textile and Paper Conservation section of the
Department of Conservation and Analytical Research, and will be based
in studios in the Royal Museum in Chambers Street, Edinburgh,
working alongside a paper conservator employed by the Scottish
Museums Council.

Applicants should have a degree or equivalent academic qualification
followed by a recognised qualification in paper conservation and at
least 2-3 years relevant experience.    They must have a high level
of practical skill, be well organised and be able to work
effectively and efficiently without supervision.

The post is for an initial period of 8 months, starting in April
1999 or as soon as possible thereafter with the possibility of
extension to 1 year.

The salary for the post will be up to UKP14,670 and will depend upon
qualifications and experience.

Further information and an application form, to be completed and
returned by Friday 12 March 1999, may be obtained by calling in
person at the Royal Museum's Information Desk, or by telephoning +44
131 247 4094 (answerphone).   Please state clearly the post you are
applying for and quote reference NMS99/7.

                  Conservation DistList Instance 12:71
                 Distributed: Wednesday, March 3, 1999
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Received on Friday, 26 February, 1999

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