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Subject: Position at the British Museum

Position at the British Museum

From: David Thickett <dthickett>
Date: Tuesday, May 23, 2000
Conservation Scientist
Conservation Research Group
The British Museum

A vacancy has arisen within The British Museum, Department of
Conservation for a Conservation Scientist to work in the
Conservation Research Group.  The Group undertakes research into the
deterioration of objects and  the methods and materials of
conservation; undertakes analysis required to facilitate
conservation and is responsible for preventive conservation in the
Museum.  The current vacancy is for a scientist to work mainly on
preventive conservation, with some laboratory duties assisting other
scientists in the Group.  With increasing experience there will be
the opportunity for greater involvement in research.

Duties: To work within the Museum's Health and Safety Policy,
provide an environmental monitoring service for collection care to
the Museum.  To manage the British Museum Materials Testing Service,
managing the Department of Conservation chemical stores, maintaining
stocks and to assist in the analysis and research work of the
Conservation Research Group.

Qualifications: The successful candidate will have a minimum
qualification of good 'A' level grades in mathematics and chemistry
or physics, and GCSE English Language.   Good verbal and written
communication skills are essential.  Experience of working within a
laboratory, or conservation environment, and an interest in museums
are desirable.

Please apply with a CV and covering letter (quoting the
reference: 2000/44) to:

    Human Resources
    British Museum
    London, WC1B 3DG.

Closing date for applications is 12 June 2000. For further
information send a SAE to the above address. The British Museum is
an Equal Opportunities Employer.

                  Conservation DistList Instance 13:59
                  Distributed: Thursday, May 25, 2000
                       Message Id: cdl-13-59-018
Received on Tuesday, 23 May, 2000

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