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Subject: Position at York Archaeological Trust

Position at York Archaeological Trust

From: Jim Spriggs <jspriggs>
Date: Wednesday, February 15, 2006
Principal Conservator
York Archaeological Trust, UK

Salary starts at 24,000 gbp depending on experience.

York Archaeological Trust is one of the UK's premier field units,
with an enviable reputation for excavation, research and
publication. As a registered charity, education, training,
interpretation and presentation are important parts of YAT's remit.
The YAT Conservation Department is integral to the delivery of many
of these objects as well as providing a contracting service to
external clients.

An opportunity exists for an experienced archaeological conservator
to lead the well-established YAT Conservation Department and work to
its strengths in developing into new markets. Applicants should have
good organizational abilities and be able to ensure 'best practice'
in all conservation-related issues. You should have your own
specialist knowledge and skills and have experience in the
conservation of waterlogged organic materials. You will be expected
to have good ICT abilities, be an effective communicator and have a
proven research and publication record. Applicants should have a
relevant degree (or equivalent) and a recognized qualification in
archaeological conservation, plus at least 3 years relevant work
experience. You should be ICON-accredited or be actively working
towards UK PACR scheme accreditation.

For further details, please contact Jim Spriggs, Head of
Conservation, on +44 1904 612529. Applications should be by letter,
giving the names and addresses of at least two professional
referees, to be received by March 20, 2006 at

        Jim Spriggs,
        York Archaeological Trust
        Cromwell House
        13 Ogleforth
        York Y01 7FG

Interviews will be held in York on March 27th.

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