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Subject: Position at Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew--addendum

Position at Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew--addendum

From: Jonathan Farley <j.farley<-a>
Date: Wednesday, June 1, 2005
Project Conservator -  Director's Correspondence
Three year fixed-term appointment
Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew

Due to a problem with advertising, the deadline for this position
has been extended until 9am (BST), Friday 17 June 2005.

The Directors' Correspondence is an internationally significant
collection of letters addressed to the Directors of Kew from the
early 19th century until 1928. Amongst others, correspondents such
as Charles Darwin and David Livingstone are represented in the
collection. We now seek a conservator for three years to re-format
the collection from bound volumes to Fascicules in line with current
conservation practices.

The successful candidate will have a graduate qualification, or
equivalent, in Archives Paper Conservation or at least three years
proven experience in an archives conservation department. A
knowledge of fasciculing and traditional repair techniques will be
essential. Starting salary will be in the range of UKP17,505 to
UKP18,705 per annum,commensurate with qualifications and experience.
Other benefits include a choice of final salary of stakeholder
pension, generous annual leave and a stunning work environment.
Application packs are available at <URL:>
Alternatively, please contact the

    HR Department
    RBG Kew
    +44 20 8332 5184
    +44 20 8332 5150
    (24 hour answerphone)

Please quote Ref PC1.

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