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Positions at Victoria and Albert Museum

From: Shakira Price <s.price>
Date: Friday, January 27, 2006
Furniture Conservator
Ceramics, Glass and Related Materials Conservator
Victoria and Albert Museum

Furniture Conservator
UKP23,236 - UKP27,337 per annum

    You will undertake work on a wide range of objects from the
    Furniture and Asian Collections and the V&A Museum of Childhood,
    in addition to contributing to the V&A's exhibition and
    development programmes. Work will include 'brown' furniture,
    clocks, decorative surfaces, modern materials, organic materials
    e.g. ivory, leather and tortoiseshell, as well as architectural
    models, period rooms and toys.

    You will have at least two years practical experience after
    having completed a recognised conservation training programme.
    Cabinet-making or related woodworking experience and competence
    with woodworking machinery are required. You will be confident
    in approaching the conservation of a wide variety of other
    materials, quickly and accurately assessing condition. The
    ability to estimate treatment times, deliver high quality
    conservation treatments and documentation is essential.
    Familiarity with 35mm digital photography, as well as confidence
    with IT programmes such as Word and Excel are desirable.

Ceramics, Glass and Related Materials Conservator
UKP23,236 - UKP27,337 per annum

    You will have  wide experience and knowledge of all aspects of
    the conservation of ceramics, glass and related materials.  The
    work will include the assessment and technical examination of
    objects, practical interventive and preventive conservation.
    There will also be opportunities for further training and
    development.

    You should have a recognised qualification in conservation of
    ceramics and related materials with at least two year's post
    qualification experience.  Enthusiasm, versatility, good
    interpersonal skills and the ability to work both independently
    and as part of a team are all essential requirements. You should
    also be capable of achieving an excellent standard of work and
    meeting deadlines.

Please visit our website for an application form and job description
or email personnel [at] vam__ac__uk.

CVs will not be accepted.

Closing date for both posts: 6 February 2006


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