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Position at Horniman Museum

From: Eve Sainsbury <esainsbury<-a>
Date: Thursday, February 24, 2005
Conservation Officer
Collections Conservation and Care
Horniman Museum
Two month contract
Full-time or job share

Salary up to UKP21,000 per annum pro rata

The Horniman Museum <URL:> is offering an
excellent opportunity for an experienced and enthusiastic objects
conservator(s) to work for two months in the Collections
Conservation and Care Section. The work will concentrate on
conserving and preparing objects for a new temporary exhibition on
the Americas 'From Amazon to Caribbean' opening in October 2005.
This exhibition showcases the cultures of the Amerindians of
mainland South America and the Caribbean.

The Collections Conservation and Care Section is responsible for the
care of the Museum's collections of Anthropology, Musical
instruments and Natural History. The collections are used to
illustrate the world we live in - our cultures, arts, crafts, music
and natural environment. The Museum is set in sixteen acres of
beautiful gardens in Forest Hill, South East London

Applicants should have a minimum of two years' post qualification,
practical experience in the care, documentation and treatment of a
wide-range of organic materials and objects in a museum environment.
You must be either an EU national or hold a current permit that will
enable you to work in the UK. The post is available from February
2005. There is a possibility to job share.

A Job Description and Application Form can be obtained by sending an
A4 stamped addressed envelope to the

    Personnel Section
    Horniman Museum and Gardens
    100 London Road
    Forest Hill
    London SE23 3PQ

or see

The closing date for completed application forms is Friday 11th
March 2005. Should you wish to discuss the position on an informal
basis then please contact the Head of Collections Conservation and
Care on +44 20 8291 8682.

Eve Sainsbury
Personnel Assistant
The Horniman Museum
100 London Road
Forest Hill
London SE23 3PQ
+44 20 8699 1872 ext. 151
Fax: +44 20 8291 5506

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Received on Thursday, 24 February, 2005

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