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Subject: Position at National Museums and Galleries on Merseyside

Position at National Museums and Galleries on Merseyside

From: Siobhan Watts <siobhan.watts>
Date: Thursday, October 25, 2001
Environmental Officer
Established
Salary UKP15,000 to UKP17,922
Conservation Centre, Liverpool

National Museums and Galleries on Merseyside (NMGM)
<URL:http://www.nmgm.org.uk> is responsible for the management of 8
institutions containing outstanding collections of national
importance in the areas of art, history and science.

This established post will be based in the Conservation Science and
Research Laboratory at the Conservation Centre, and will involve
regular visits to all the display and storage venues in NMGM.

You will be responsible for monitoring the environment at all NMGM's
sites, and will liaise with conservators, curators and M&E engineers
to improve environmental conditions for NMGM's collections. In
addition to the maintenance of existing systems, you will set up new
systems for monitoring temperature, relative humidity, light and UV
levels. You will also be responsible for co-ordinating an integrated
pest management program throughout NMGM's collections. There will be
opportunities for research into aspects of preventive conservation,
using the laboratory's analytical facilities.

To be successful you will have either a nationally recognised
conservation qualification, or a degree in a relevant scientific
subject, and should be experienced in environmental monitoring and
control of museum collections. Computer literacy is essential, and
knowledge of the software for environmental monitoring systems used
in museums would be an advantage. You must be able to work
independently, and should have excellent communication skills and
organising ability.

For further details and an application form, please send a postcard
with your name and address to NMGM, Human Resources Department, PO
Box 33, 127 Dale Street, Liverpool, L69 3LA.  Alternatively, you may
request details via e-mail from humanresources [at] nmgm__org.  Please
state clearly, the post for which you are applying.

The closing date for receipt of completed applications is 30th
November 2001.

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


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