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Subject: Position at British Museum

Position at British Museum

From: Richard Burillo <rburillo>
Date: Monday, April 10, 2006
Conservation Scientist - Metals
Conservation, Documentation and Science
British Museum
circa UKP23,000 pa.

You will undertake research and other investigations into the
deterioration, conservation and technology of non precious metal
artefacts in the British Museum; and to provide scientific services
within the aims of the Museum, disseminating results through
reports, publication and lecturing.

Your main duties will include:

    *   To be a specialist in the scientific investigation of non
        precious metals

    *   To be a member of pan department project teams investigating
        the deterioration, conservation and technology of metal

    *   To co-ordinate the development of new projects within the
        Museum and CDS research strategies

    *   To participate in the development of research collaborations
        with external museum and HE partners

    *   To be responsible for management and development of
        metallurgy facilities

    *   To be involved in the delivery of Museum wide projects such
        as exhibitions, new object stores, catalogues and excavation

    *   To conduct analysis to facilitate conservation and curation
        of the collection

    *   To deliver own work programme as agreed

    *   To lecture and publish in own specialist area

You will have a Degree and PhD in chemistry or archaeological
science, a track record in research in archaeological metals, and
experience of working in a university department or an institution
which has a reputation for investigation of metals and other
inorganic materials found in archaeological collections.

For further information, please see


for a full application pack, email bm [at] peoplemedia__co__uk or telephone
+44 845 601 0885, quoting reference 71828

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Closing date for applications is midday, Friday 21 April 2006.

We are an equal opportunities employer.

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