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Subject: Position at University of Aberdeen

Position at University of Aberdeen

From: Margot M. Wright <m.m.wright>
Date: Wednesday, January 18, 2006
Trainee Binder/Binder
University of Aberdeen
Scotland, UK

UKP11,140-12,609 per annum (Trainee)
UKP12,820-15,585 per annum (Experienced Binder)

Applications are invited from highly motivated persons to learn the
trade of bookbinding within a modern bindery.

The successful applicant will be a member of a small but successful
Bindery Team within the Bindery and Reprographics Unit of the
University Library. A three-year programme of in-house training is
available with the potential to advance to the status of full
Bindery Technician.

Besides providing bindery services to the University Library, the
University Bindery provides bindery services to clients from within
the University as well as an increasing number of external
customers. Both machine- and hand-bookbinding techniques are used,
employing various covering materials including leathers.

Applicants should be highly motivated with a clear willingness to
learn the craft. Basic educational qualifications are essential and
it would be an advantage if applicants had a basic qualification in
a technical or craft area. It is also desirable that candidates have
a working knowledge of the use of hand tools and a willingness to
engage in the safe operation of machinery. Basic computing skills
are also highly desirable.

The appointment is subject to probation.

Applications are also invited from qualified or experienced binders.

Informal queries regarding the post may be made to

    Mike Craig
    Bindery and Reprographics Manager
    +44 1224 272594

Formal application forms are available at

Margot M. Wright
Senior Curator
Marischal Museum
Marischal College
University of Aberdeen
Broad Street
Aberdeen AB10 1YS
+44 1224 274300
Fax: +44 1224 274302

                  Conservation DistList Instance 19:34
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Received on Wednesday, 18 January, 2006

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