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Subject: Position at Royal Armouries

Position at Royal Armouries

From: Robert Smith <robert.smith>
Date: Monday, November 20, 2000
Conservation Department
Royal Armouries

The Royal Armouries is the National Museum of Arms and Armour. The
collection consists of military, experimental and sporting weapons
and armour, royal armours and extensive artillery and oriental
collections. We wish to recruit an experienced conservator.

Overall Objective: To conserve and care for the Royal Armouries'
collections within the overall guidelines of the museum's
Collections Care Policy.

Summary of Main Duties: Carry out, under supervision, conservation
and restoration work on the collection as part of agreed long-term
programmes and as necessitated by other museum requirements Carry
out monitoring of all aspects of the environment within the museum.
Carry out condition and/or priority surveys of the collections, as
appropriate Work closely with collection care assistants to ensure
that objects are packed and transported within the agreed museum
standards and guidelines Any other duties commensurate with the

Qualifications and Experience: Applicants will be expected to have a
relevant recognised conservation qualification and at least 3 years
relevant experience.  A good working knowledge of conservation
methods, equipment and materials is essential. Candidates must also
demonstrate flexibility in their approach to conservation and
restoration issues.

Salary: Salary will be UKP15250 - Band 2 (Conservator F equivalent)

Application forms can be obtained from
<julia.johnson [at] armouries__org__uk>. The closing date for the return of
completed application forms is Friday 24th November 2000.

The Royal Armouries is an Equal Opportunities Employer and welcomes
applications from all sections of the community.

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