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Subject: Position at Durham University

Position at Durham University

From: Liz Branigan <elizabeth.branigan>
Date: Monday, September 10, 2001
Assistant Conservator
Archives and Special Collections
Durham University
University Library

Non-fixed term, 18.5 hours per week, UKP17,551 - UKP19,751 per
annum, rising on 1 March 2002 to UKP17,726 - UKP19,949, pro rata.

The Conservation Unit handles a wide range of materials, including
mediaeval and modern paper and parchment documents, manuscript and
printed volumes, maps, plans, architectural drawings,seals,
photographs and special media. It also has microfilming and
photographic facilities and responsibilities. It has a permanent
establishment of one full-time and one part-time conservator,and
additional fixed-term staffing from project funding.

The Assistant Conservator will share in the wide variety of work
undertaken in the library's Conservation Unit which includes
challenging paper and parchment repair,book conservation, and repair
of seals. The unit is also regularly involved in preventive
rehousing,environmental monitoring and assistance with exhibition
mounting.

The Assistant Conservator will work as part of a small team under
the direction of the Senior Conservator.Applicants should be
qualified conservators,with at least five years
experience,preferably including both paper conservation and
binding,and will be self motivated and enthusiastic,with the
flexibility to adapt skills to a variety of work.

Informal enquiries about the post may be made to the Senior
Conservator,Ms Liz Branigan (+44 191 3743201)

Further details and information about how to apply are available at
<URL:http://www.dur.ac.uk/Personnel/vacancies/S1456.html> or may be
obtained from the

    Personnel Office
    University of Durham
    Old Shire Hall
    Durham DH1 3HP
    +44 191 3747258

Closing date for applications: 8 October 2001.
Please quote reference S1456

Liz Branigan
Senior Conservator
Durham University Library
Palace Green
Durham DH1 3RN, U.K.

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