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Subject: Position at Edinburgh University Library

Position at Edinburgh University Library

From: Richard Ovenden <ovendenr>
Date: Monday, January 17, 2000
Assistant Conservator
Special Collections and Archives Division
Edinburgh University Library

As a result of funding obtained from the Research Support Libraries
Programme (RSLP), we have a temporary full-time vacancy for a
suitably qualified conservator to undertake work on 2 RSLP funded
projects.  The post is tenable for 18 months in the first instance.

The two projects concerned are 'Navigational Aids for the History of
Science, Technology and the Environment' (NAHSTE) and 'The Drawn
Evidence: Scotland's Development Through its Architectural Archives
from Industrialisation to the Millennium, 1780 - 2000' (Rowand
Anderson Collection).  The latter project involves the conservation
of architectural drawings. Both projects are collaborative and some
degree of liaison with partner institutions is likely.

The postholder should have a recognised qualification in paper
conservation and have 2 years experience in a conservation
environment or other appropriate relevant experience.  Experience of
conservation methods for architectural drawings would be

The post is on the TDG salary scale  and the salary range is
UKP13,317- UKP15,899 per annum.  Placement will be dependent on
experience and qualifications.

For an informal discussion about this post, please contact

    Richard Ovenden
    Special Collections Librarian
    +44-131-650 3412
    <richard.ovenden [at] ed__ac__uk>
    Arnott Wilson (for NAHSTE)
    University Archivist
    <Arnott.Wilson [at] ed__ac__uk>

Further particulars including details of the application procedure
should be obtained from the

    Personnel Office
    1 Roxburgh Street
    Edinburgh EH8 9TB
    +131-650-2512 (24 hour answering service)

Please quote Reference number 300006  Closing date for receipt of
applications is 31 January 2000


Richard Ovenden
Special Collections Librarian
Edinburgh University Library
George Square
Edinburgh EH8 9LJ
+44-131-650 3412
Fax: +44-131-650 6863

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Received on Monday, 17 January, 2000

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