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Subject: Position at Wellcome Trust

Position at Wellcome Trust

From: Samantha Marwick <s.marwick>
Date: Tuesday, September 21, 2004
Wellcome Trust
6 months Maternity Cover

The Wellcome Trust is one of the world's largest biomedical research
charities and its mission is to foster and promote research with the
aim of improving human and animal health.

It also supports a world class library for the History of Medicine
and its Studio deals with all aspects of preservation and
conservation within The Wellcome Library and its collections.  These
include Early Printed books, Archives and Manuscripts, Iconographic
material and the Oriental Collection which contains material such as
palm-leaves, birch bark and papyrus as well as collections of Middle
Eastern and Asian origin.

Conservators work as a member of a specialist team and their duties
include working for all collections, assisting with the exhibitions
rota, contributing to the preservation work being undertaken in the
library and providing detailed reports in both areas.  We currently
have a maternity cover vacancy.

Candidates should have a recognised qualification in conservation
and/or relevant experience.  Accreditation would also be an
advantage.  Experience in the field of book conservation is
essential and proven skills in paper conservation, works of art on
paper as well as photographs would be advantageous. Experience in
exhibitions is also desirable.

In addition, excellent communication skills, a keen attention to
detail, computer literacy and the ability to work well in a team
environment are all essential.

Salary will be on a scale from UKP22,731 pa.

To apply send a full CV and covering letter detailing how you meet
the criteria above to

    Julie Farrell
    The Wellcome Trust
    215 Euston Road
    London, NW1 2BE
    hr [at] wellcome__ac__uk

Closing date:  Wednesday 6th October 2004
Date of Interview:  Friday 15th October 2004

Please note that all candidates invited to interview will be
required to bring with them a portfolio of work with full
conservation documentation.

Sam Marwick
Recruitment Administrator
The Wellcome Trust
215 Euston Road
London NW1 2BE
44 20 7611 8821
Fax: +44 20 7611 8629

                  Conservation DistList Instance 18:16
                Distributed: Tuesday, September 28, 2004
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Received on Tuesday, 21 September, 2004

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