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Subject: Position at National Archives of Scotland

Position at National Archives of Scotland

From: Linda Ramsay <linda.ramsay<-a>
Date: Thursday, June 9, 2005
Project Conservators
Glass Plate Negative Preservation Project
The National Archives of Scotland, Edinburgh
Aug 1, 2005 - Sep 30, 2005

UKP 17,000

The National Archives of Scotland (NAS) is seeking to recruit two
project conservators for casual short term posts to clean and
re-house glass plates in preparation for transfer to custom storage.
The collection contains an extensive and important photographic
record including approximately 30,000 glass plate negatives
partially catalogued. This is the third year of this ongoing

You will be working with permanent conservation staff based in West
Edinburgh and be responsible for ensuring the project work is
completed and delivered to standard.

These positions would suit mid degree conservation students or newly
graduated conservators. These posts are open to conservators from
any of the disciplines. You should have an appreciation of the
preservation needs of glass photographic collections, flexibility
and ability to work both in a team situation and unsupervised. Sense
of humour is essential.

This work will be undertaken within collection stores.

These appointments are non pensionable. Applications from candidates
who wish to work part time or on a job share basis will be
considered. Applicants must be British or Commonwealth citizens,
with the right to work in the UK, or nationals of states of the
European Union.

 Salary will be UKP 17,000 pro rata pay award pending. A flexible
working hours system is in operation. Candidates with a disability
who meet the minimum criteria for the post will be invited to

Interviews are by invitation and arrangement.

Deadline for applications July 1, 2005.

Please email preservation<-a t->nas< . >gov< . >uk for further details including a
current CV and detailing any relevant experience and include a
contact number.

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