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Subject: Positions at National Archives of Scotland

Positions at National Archives of Scotland

From: Linda Ramsay <linda.ramsay>
Date: Friday, December 23, 2005
The National Archives of Scotland

UKP21,292 - UKP26,278

The National Archives of Scotland (NAS) is a Government Department
which has responsibility for selecting, preserving and making
available the public records of Scotland.

Applications are invited from experienced and qualified archive
conservators to join the Conservation Unit of the National Archives
of Scotland, based in west Edinburgh. The Unit has responsibility
for the collections distributed over this and two other sites in
central Edinburgh.

You must have a qualification/degree in book or archive and paper
conservation, together with a minimum of 3 years recent relevant
practical experience. Accredited status is desirable and NAS is
committed to supporting staff to progress towards this status.

You should be an innovative and versatile conservator who can
demonstrate a wide knowledge of traditional and modern conservation
techniques and an in-depth knowledge of preservation issues. Ability
to undertake responsibilities away from the "bench" are specifically
required. Effective communication and presentation skills,
enthusiasm and flexibility are essential.

This appointment is permanent and pensionable. Salary will be in the
range UKP21,292 - UKP26,278. Starting salary is dependent on
experience and skills evident in the selection process. Pay is
performance related, offering quick progression to high achievers.
Applications from candidates who wish to work part-time or other
non-standard work pattern will be considered. Salary will be pro
rata for part-time working. Candidates with a disability who meet
the minimum criteria for the post will be invited to interview.

You may access full details and an application form and apply online
at <URL:>

Alternatively, please e-mail hazel.currington [at] scotland__gsi__gov__uk or
write to the

    Scottish Executive Recruitment Unit
    T Spur (CON)
    Saughton House
    Broomhouse Drive
    Edinburgh EH11 3XD

providing your full postal address. Completed applications must be
returned by Friday, January 27, 2006. No applications can be
accepted thereafter. We regret that we are unable to take telephone

We welcome applications from all suitably qualified people and aim
to employ a diverse workforce which reflects the people of Scotland.

An Equal Opportunities Employer

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