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Subject: Position at National Museums and Galleries on Merseyside

Position at National Museums and Galleries on Merseyside

From: Ann Stewart <ann.stewart>
Date: Thursday, August 16, 2001
Book Conservator
National Museums and Galleries on Merseyside (NMGM)
12 Month Fixed-Term Contract
Salary UKP16,500

National Museums and Galleries on Merseyside (NMGM)
<URL:http://www.nmgm.org.uk> is responsible for the management of
eight institutions containing outstanding collections of national
importance in the areas of art, history and science.

We are seeking a suitable candidate to undertake the conservation of
16th to 19th Century printed books.  The candidate will work
primarily on a collection belonging to the Liverpool Medical
Institute.  The successful applicant will work as a member of the
Paper Conservation Section based in the award winning Conservation
Centre.

Applicants should have a conservation degree or relevant
qualification. The successful applicant will have a sound knowledge
of historical bookbinding structures along with excellent craft
skills and practical experience in current book conservation
techniques.  Some experience with vellum and parchment would be
beneficial. Well-developed communication and organisational skills
are essential, as is the ability to work independently and to
deadlines.  Computer literacy would be desirable.

To discuss this post informally please contact

    Ann Stewart
    +44 151 478 4836

For further details and an application form, please reply via e-mail
to humanresources [at] nmgm__org. Alternatively, you may send a postcard
with your name and address to

    NMGM, Human Resources Department
    PO Box 33
    127 Dale Street
    Liverpool L69 3LA

Please state clearly, the post for which you are applying. The
closing date for receipt of completed applications is 24th August
2001

NMGM is working towards equality of opportunity in all that we do.


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