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Subject: Position at Durham University

Position at Durham University

From: Liz Branigan <elizabeth.branigan<-a>
Date: Tuesday, September 13, 2005
Assistant Conservator (Temporary)
Durham University
University Library
UKP17,970 - 19,050

The Archives and Special Collections  department administers richly
varied collections, medieval to modern, including manuscript,
archives, books, maps, prints and photographs. The Conservation Unit
handles a wide range of materials, including medieval and modern
paper and parchment documents, manuscript and printed volumes, maps,
plans, seals, photographs and special media. It also has
responsibility for the photography and microfilming facilities, the
environmental monitoring of the collections and is involved in
exhibition work. It has a permanent establishment of  two full time
conservators, and additional fixed-term staffing from project
funding. It also offers work placements for conservation students.

The Assistant Conservator will share in the wide variety of work
carried out by the Conservation Unit, including conservation of
paper, parchment, binding, preventive rehousing and photography. The
post will include work on a grant funded project to repair and
conserve an important series of 15th to 17th century records.

The post is a fixed term appointment from 1 November 2005 to 31
December 2006, or for an equivalent period with an earlier start
date by negotiation. It offers opportunities both for experienced
conservators and for newly qualified conservators wishing to extend
their range of skills.

Closing Date: 30 September 2005
Reference number: 0997

Further details of the post and an application form are available on
<URL:>, +44 191 334 6499 or Fax: +44 191 334

Liz Branigan
Senior Conservator
Durham University Library
Palace Green
Durham DH1 3RN

                  Conservation DistList Instance 19:15
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Received on Tuesday, 13 September, 2005

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