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Subject: Position at National Museums of Scotland

Position at National Museums of Scotland

From: Lynn McLean <l.mcclean>
Date: Monday, December 11, 2000
Paper Conservator period appointment
National Museums of Scotland

Applications are invited for this period appointment within the
Department of Conservation and Analytical Research. Salary on
appointment will be between #12,330 and #15,119 depending on
qualifications and experience.

We are seeking a qualified and experienced conservator to take
responsibility for the conservation and preparation of a range of
paper artefacts for displays in the new Museum of Scottish Country
Life. The museum is due to open by July 2001. The postholder will
also work on other projects when required.

The post is within the Paper and Textile Conservation section of the
Department of Conservation and Analytical Research and will be based
in the studios in the Royal Museum in Chambers Street, Edinburgh.
The postholder will work alongside the paper conservator employed by
the Scottish Museums Council.

Applicants should have a degree or recognised academic qualification
followed by a recognised qualification in paper conservation and at
least 1-2 years relevant experience. They must have a high level of
practical skill, be well organised and be able to work effectively
and efficiently without supervision.

The post is on a fixed term basis for a period of 6 months, starting
in February 2001

Further information and an application form, to be completed and
returned by Friday 12 January 2001, may be obtained by calling in
person at the Royal Museum's information desk, Chambers Street,
Edinburgh, or by telephoning +44 131 247 4094 (answerphone).  Please
state clearly the post you are applying for and quote reference
number NMS/00/38. Interviews will be held week commencing 22 January

An Equal Opportunities Employer

Lynn McClean
Head of Paper and Textile Conservation
Conservation and Analytical Research
National Museums of Scotland
+44 131 247 4077

                  Conservation DistList Instance 14:33
                 Distributed: Monday, December 18, 2000
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Received on Monday, 11 December, 2000

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