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Subject: Position at Bristol City Museum

Position at Bristol City Museum

From: Carolyn Lamb <carolynpaintingconservator>
Date: Wednesday, September 1, 2004
Assistant Conservator (objects)
(fixed term contract until 31 March 2006)
Bristol Museums and Art Gallery Service
Bristol City Council

Salary: UKP22,599-UKP25,407

37 hours per week
City Museum and Art Gallery, Queens Road
Bristol, BS8 1RL, U.K.
Ref: 9064

Bristol Museum is searching for a dynamic conservator to maintain
the momentum of an exciting project conserving, re-storing and
re-displaying Bristol's Designated Chinese glass collection, funded
through the Designated Challenge Fund.  This project started in
April 2004.

You will work with a wide variety of museum staff and outside
specialists and must enjoy using your considerable communication
skills to forge constructive relationships with them all.  You will
work under the supervision of the conservator of antiquities, but
welcome the responsibility of managing your own time and devising
your own solutions to conservation problems.

You will have a degree from a recognised conservation training
programme, or commensurate experience, and ideally two to three
years post training experience. We seek an individual with a
creative and flexible approach to problem solving, along with a
thorough knowledge of historic glass and its conservation.
Experience within a museum work environment will be seen as an

Bristol Museums and Art Gallery Service is lead for the Renaissance
in the Regions Phase 1 SW Hub.  As such it is currently expanding
its staff structure and developing its public role.  In addition, it
has been awarded a major grant from the Heritage Lottery Fund for a
new Museum of Bristol.  As assistant conservator you will be part of
a growing and lively conservation department which values colleagues
with a co-operative and positive outlook.

Further details and an application form can be obtained from :

    Bristol City Council Recruitment Service
    Floor 2
    College House
    College Green
    Bristol BS99 7FS
    +44 117 922 4499

Job Ref: 9064
Closing date: 24th September 2004

For an informal chat about the post contact

    Dr Ticca Ogilvie
    Antiquities Conservator
    +44 117 922 3612


    Carolyn Lamb
    Paintings Conservator
    +44 117 922 3609

                  Conservation DistList Instance 18:14
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Received on Wednesday, 1 September, 2004

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