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Subject: Position at Wellcome Trust

Position at Wellcome Trust

From: Lynne Mellen <l.mellen>
Date: Tuesday, October 17, 2000
Book Conservator
The Wellcome Trust

The Wellcome Trust <URL:> is the UK's
largest medical research charity.  It also supports a world class
library for the History of Medicine and its Conservation Studio
deals with all aspects of preservation and conservation within The
Wellcome Library and its collections.  These include Early Printed
books, Archives and Manuscripts,  Iconographic material and the
Oriental Collection which contains material such as palm-leaves,
birch bark and papyrus as well as collections of Middle Eastern and
Asian origin.

The Book Conservator will work as a member of a specialist team.
Duties include working for all collections in rotation, assisting
with the exhibitions rota and providing detailed reports in both

Candidates should have a recognised qualification in book
conservation (degree/accreditation) and/or relevant experience
amounting to at least five years.  A good knowledge of book
structures plus proven skills in paper and parchment conservation
are essential.  Good communication skills and a keen attention to
detail are also essential, as are computer literacy and the ability
to work well in a team environment.  A knowledge of the conservation
of works of art on paper as well as photographs would be

Salary will be on a scale from UKP20,842 to UKP30,373 p.a. plus
excellent benefits. This post is based at The Wellcome Trust which
is located in Euston Road, London.

For further information please contact

    Lynne Brown
    Personnel Department
    The Wellcome Trust, 183 Euston Road,
    London NW1 2BE
    United Kingdom.
    +44 20 7611 8821
    l.brown [at] wellcome__ac__uk

Applications will need to arrive no later than Wednesday 22nd
November 2000. All candidates invited to interview will be required
to bring with them a portfolio of work with full conservation

Lynne Mellen
Personnel Officer
The Wellcome Trust
+44 0 20 7611 8311
Fax: +44 0 20 7611 8629

                  Conservation DistList Instance 14:24
                Distributed: Wednesday, October 18, 2000
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Received on Tuesday, 17 October, 2000

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