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Subject: Position at National Museums of Scotland

Position at National Museums of Scotland

From: Nicola Barrie <nbarrie>
Date: Monday, July 24, 2000
Conservation and Restoration of Furniture
Kittochside Farm House
Contract Post between the National Trust for Scotland (NTS) and
National Museums of Scotland (NMS)

We are seeking to appoint a conservator who will take responsibility
for conservation of furniture and fittings from Wester Kittochside
Farmhouse.  The contents of the house when it was acquired by the
NTS have been in store for several years while the building is
structurally refurbished, and are now to be prepared for re-display
in 2001.  The furniture is currently stored on the NMS site at
Granton, Edinburgh and the conservation work will be undertaken
there under the supervision of the NMS furniture conservator.

This is a joint project between the NMS and the NTS, as part of the
Museum of Country Life at Wester Kittochside, East Kilbride.  The
conservator will be involved directly in installations at the
farmhouse and other aspects of conservation support which become
necessary to achieve the project.

Candidates should normally be trained conservators, preferably
specialising in furniture or in more general conservation of
historic artefacts but with proven furniture conservation
experience.  However applicants with directly relevant experience
and proven craft skills may also be considered.  A driving licence
is essential.

The post will be a casual contract administered by the NMS and based
at Granton.  The post will be Grade 5, with a salary between
UKP12,330 and 15,119 (pro rata) depending on qualifications and
experience.  The post will be initially for 6 months with the
possibility of extension to 12 months.

A letter of application stating why you would be suitable for this
position, a full CV and the names of two work related references
should be sent to

    Nicola Barrie
    Conservation and Analytical Research
    National Museums of Scotland
    Chambers Street
    Edinburgh EH1 1JF

by Friday 18th August 2000, from whom further information can also
be obtained.

                  Conservation DistList Instance 14:7
                   Distributed: Monday, July 24, 2000
                        Message Id: cdl-14-7-014
Received on Monday, 24 July, 2000

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