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Positions at National Museums and Galleries on Merseyside

From: Victoria Gregory <victoria.gregory>
Date: Thursday, February 7, 2002
Senior Artefact Mounting Technician
Artefact Mounting Technician
Paper Conservator (Archives)
National Museums and Galleries on Merseyside

Senior Artefact Mounting Technician
Salary UKP15,000

Artefact Mounting Technician
Salary UKP11,500
Fixed term contracts until 30th June 2003

    Based at the Conservation Centre, you will join a small team of
    technicians involved with the preparation and installation of
    object mounts for NMGM Into the Future displays.  Your main
    duties will be the design and manufacture of high quality
    display mounts and armatures, custom made to suit a diverse
    range of museum artefacts.  A high level of technical skill with
    aesthetic sensitivity is required.

    Experience in using engineering and woodworking machinery as
    well as hand tools is essential including the use of welding
    equipment and thermoforming fabrication machines.  You will have
    the ability to read and work from drawings, case layouts and
    gallery designs.  A working knowledge of a wide range of
    materials and associated relevant COSHH and Health and Safety
    legislation is vital.  You should preferably have had experience
    in the safe handling of museum objects, following conservation
    principles and guidelines.  An appropriate qualification and/or
    experience in pattern making and model making is desirable.

    The senior technician will also work closely with conservators
    and designers in the installation of gallery displays and should
    have good interpersonal and communication skills and the ability
    to react quickly and effectively under pressure.

    The closing date for receipt of completed applications is 28th
    February 2002.

Paper Conservator (Archives)
6 month fixed term contract
Salary up to UKP15,750

    NMGM is looking for a Paper Conservator in the field of Archives
    with the ability to undertake work of a high order.  You will
    work on an exciting range of items from NMGM's collections
    within a busy conservation section. You will have a degree
    and/or an equivalent qualification in the Conservation of
    Archives.  In addition, you should have good organisational
    abilities and communication skills.

    The closing date for receipt of completed applications will be
    8th March 2002.

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

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
    humanresources [at] nmgm__org

Please state clearly, the post for which you are applying.

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

Vicky Gregory
Human Resources Department
Ext. 4696

                  Conservation DistList Instance 15:55
                 Distributed: Friday, February 8, 2002
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Received on Thursday, 7 February, 2002

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