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Subject: Position at Fitzwilliam Museum

Position at Fitzwilliam Museum

From: Celia Withycombe <crw1001<-a>
Date: Wednesday, January 12, 2005
Conservator for the Handel Manuscripts
Fitzwilliam Museum
Cambridge, England.
Grade : Research Associate
UKP19,460 TO UKP29,127 per annum, unestablished, pensionable.

Limit of tenure: 24 months from date of commencement.

The Museum is seeking to appoint a conservator to work on the Handel
Manuscripts. The person appointed will work within the Museum's
Department of Manuscripts and Printed Books on a collection of early
manuscript copies of Handel's music. The collection suffers from
general deterioration and iron gall ink corrosion.  He/she will be
expected to have a recognised qualification and experience in the
field of paper/book conservation and book binding.  A familiarity
with the latest iron gall ink corrosion treatment research will be
an advantage.

The successful applicant would be expected to take up the
appointment on 3 May or soon after.

Further particulars and an application form are available from
<URL> or write to

    Miss Thyrza Smith
    Senior Assistant Keeper (Administration)
    The Fitzwilliam Museum
    Trumpington Street
    Cambridge CB2 1RB

Closing date for applications: 10 February 2005

Interview date: around 10 March 2005

Posted on behalf of
Thyrza Smith
Senior Assistant keeper
The Fitzwilliam Museum
Cambridge, England

                  Conservation DistList Instance 18:31
                Distributed: Wednesday, January 12, 2005
                       Message Id: cdl-18-31-012
Received on Wednesday, 12 January, 2005

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