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Subject: Positions at Museum of Transport, Glasgow

Positions at Museum of Transport, Glasgow

From: Louise Lawson <louise.lawson>
Date: Tuesday, March 14, 2006
Project Assistant Conservator, Objects (5 positions)
Project Assistant Conservator, Transport or Technology (3 positions
Project Assistant Conservator, Natural History (1 position)
Project Assistant Conservator, Painting (1 position)
Project Assistant Conservator, Frames (1 position)
Project Conservator, Textiles, (1 position)
Project Conservator, Paper, (1 position)
The Riverside Museum Project
Museum of Transport, Glasgow

All are temporary positions (see job descriptions below for details)

The Riverside Museum Project is a UKP40 million project to relocate
one of the most visited transport museums in Britain, the Museum of
Transport, Glasgow. Applications are invited for a number of key
project posts that offer outstanding opportunities for personal and
professional development.

Project Assistant Conservator, Objects
Temporary 2 Years
5 Posts

    Job Location: Museum of Transport
    Salary: UKP18,381-UKP20,169
    Working Hours: Full Time (35 hours per week)
    Job Reference: 14/V03/13
    +44 141 287 3859/5978

    Job Description: You will be a qualified and versatile
    conservator with experience in the conservation of a diverse
    range of materials and objects, with experience of inorganic or
    organic material within social history, technology collections
    (which include ship models).

    You will be required to survey, conserve and prepare items for
    re-display in the new exhibitions.

Project Assistant Conservator, Transport or Technology
Temporary 2 Years
3 Posts

    Job Location: Museum of Transport
    Salary: UKP18,381-UKP20,169
    Working Hours: Full Time (35 hours per week)
    Job Reference: 14/V03/12
    +44 141 287 3859/5978

    Job Description: You will be a qualified and versatile
    conservator, with experience of and interest in conserving
    objects within a technology and transport collection. You will
    be required to survey, provide recommendations to safely display
    the collections and prepare items for re-display in the new
    exhibitions.

Project Assistant Conservator (Natural History)
Temporary 2 Years
One Post

    Job Location: Museum of Transport
    Salary: UKP18,381-UKP20,169
    Working Hours: Full Time (35 hours per week)
    Job Reference: 14/V03/10
    +44 141 287 3859/5978

    Job Description: You will be a qualified and versatile
    conservator with experience of the conservation of natural
    history collections, ranging from vertebrate, invertebrate and
    spirit collections. You will be required to assess, conserve,
    provide and implement safe storage recommendations for the
    natural history collections held in storage.

Project Assistant Conservator (Painting)
Temporary 2 Years
One Post
Job Location: Museum of Transport
Salary: UKP18,381-UKP20,169
Working Hours: Full Time (35 hours per week)
Job Reference: 14/V03/08
+44 141 287 3859/5978

    Job Description: You will be a professionally qualified and
    versatile conservator with a minimum of 3 years experience. Work
    will include stabilising and packing collections in store and
    treatment for redisplay in the new exhibition. High standards of
    practical work and documentation are essential while working to
    tight deadlines

Project Assistant Conservator (Frames)
Temporary 2 Years
One Post
Job Location: Museum of Transport
Salary: UKP18,381-UKP20,169
Working Hours: Full Time (35 hours per week)
Job Reference: 14/V03/07
+44 141 287 3859/5978

    You will be a professionally qualified and versatile
    conservator. Work will include stabilising and packing frames
    for transport, treatment for redisplay and conservation framing.
    High standards of treatment and documentation are essential
    while working to tight deadlines.

Project Conservator (Textiles)
Temporary 2 Years
One Post)
Job Location: Museum of Transport
Salary: UKP23,739 - UKP25,857
Working Hours: Full Time (35 hours per week)
Job Reference: 14/V03/11
+44 141 287 3859/5978

    Job Description: You will be an experience textile conservator.
    You will be required to survey, provide recommendations to
    safely display and store the collection and conserve items for
    redisplay in the new exhibitions. High standards of practical
    work and documentation are essential while working to tight
    deadlines.

Project Conservator (Paper)
Temporary 2 Years
One Post
Job Location: Museum of Transport
Salary: UKP23,739 - UKP25,857
Working Hours: Full Time (35 hours per week)
Job Reference: 14/V03/09
+44 141 287 3859/5978

    Job Description: You will be a professionally qualified paper
    conservator with a minimum of 5 years experience post training.
    Work will include re-storage of archival material and treatment
    for redisplay. High standards of practical work and
    documentation are essential while working to tight deadlines.

For the full job descriptions, see vacancies at
<URL:http://www.glasgow.gov.uk>
Deadline for all the posts is the 3 April 2006.

Louise Lawson
Conservation and Collections Management Officer
Riverside Project
Museum of Transport
Glasgow
+44 141 287 2673


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