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Subject: Position at University of Oxford

Position at University of Oxford

From: Edward P. Adcock <epa>
Date: Tuesday, September 12, 2000
Project Officer--Survey on Conservation of Asian Documents
Research Support Libraries Programme and
University of Oxford
Further details of the project on

Grade AR2: (under review) UKP19,482-UKP25,213 (under review) Fixed
term post for one year (part-time over a slightly longer period

The University of Oxford Library Services is seeking a Project
Officer to carry out a year-long study funded by the Research
Support Libraries Programme. The purpose of the project is to
improve the preservation and conservation of Asian documents in the

The Project Officer's duties will include assessing the scale of
preservation and conservation needs of Asian documents, printed and
manuscript, in major UK library collections, gathering information
about specialised handling and conservation treatment techniques in
the UK and abroad, and identifying conservation problems which
require further scientific research. Findings will be presented via
a web site to be set up by the post holder.

Applications are now invited for a Project Officer to carry out this
work. Basic requirements for the post include a knowledge and
understanding of the materials and structures of library and
archival materials, the reasons for their deterioration and the
options for treatment, report writing and project planning skills,
good and proven IT skills, excellent interpersonal and communication
skills and a demonstrable interest in Asia.

Further details and application forms are obtainable from the

    Personnel Section
    Bodleian Library Broad Street
    Oxford OX1 3BG
    +44 1865 277171
    Fax: +44 1865 277193
    personnel [at] bodley__ox__ac__uk

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