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Position at Courtauld Institute of Art

From: Sharon Cather <sharon.cather>
Date: Thursday, August 16, 2001
Department of Conservation of Wall Painting
Courtauld Institute of Art
University of London
up to UKP26k

The Courtauld Institute is offering a post to teach wall painting
conservation at postgraduate level from September 2001. The position
of lecturer involves teaching, administration, research and
conservation, and the successful candidate will be a member of the
Institute's Department of Conservation of Wall Painting.

Candidates should normally have a conservation qualification, a
first degree in the arts or sciences, and some years' experience in
professional conservation. Candidates should be able to teach
practical conservation, and have a good knowledge of painting and
conservation materials, and of conservation interventions. Ability
also to teach and supervise documentation and scientific examination
is highly desirable.

The teaching will provide a substantial contribution to the MA
course, and will include demonstration of conservation treatments,
supervision of practical sessions and of students' independent
practical work, and the conduct of seminars. In addition to these
general primary activities within the Department, the successful
candidate will share associated administrative duties, will serve as
a member of the Department's Board of Studies and Board of
Examiners, and will have principal responsibility for materials and

All members of the teaching staff at the Institute are expected to
pursue and publish research, and the candidate will have the
opportunity to conduct research to the benefit of the Institute

The appointment is for a full-time post for up to 10 months.
However, we are flexible and can negotiate working periods to
accommodate other commitments, with pro rata salary adjustments made
accordingly, if necessary.

Conditions of Service: Appointments to the Academic Staff of the
Institute, up to and including the grade of Senior Lecturer, are
made by the Director on behalf of the University, which is the
employer. Academic Staff are required to perform such duties of
teaching, research and administration as may be assigned to them by
the Director, and hours of work must satisfy these requirements. The
annual leave entitlement is 6 weeks (30 working days) in addition to
Public Holidays and 'University Days'. Unless terminated for other
reasons, the appointment may be held until 30 September in the
academic year in which the age of 65 is attained, but staff may opt
to retire on reaching the age of 60.

The appropriate occupational pension scheme is the Universities
Superannuation Scheme (USS).

The appointment is available now (or by negotiation) for up to 10
months and will be made within the Lecturer A scale which, including
London Weighting, is currently UKP22.401 - UKP26.327 annually.

Further information on the Department and its activities can be
found at <URL:>. If you would like to
discuss the post or request further information, please contact

    Sharon Cather
    +44 0 20 7848 2848
    sharon.cather [at] courtauld__ac__uk

Applications, including a cover letter, CV, and the names of three
referees (including address, phone, Fax: and email), should be sent
by post to the

    Courtauld Institute
    University of London
    Somerset House
    Strand, London WC2R 0RN, UK,
    jacqueline.a.sullivan [at] courtauld__ac__uk

Applications to reach us preferably by 7 September.

                  Conservation DistList Instance 15:18
                  Distributed: Friday, August 17, 2001
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Received on Thursday, 16 August, 2001

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