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Position at Historic Scotland

From: Michael Pearce <michael.pearce>
Date: Wednesday, April 12, 2006
Conservation Scientist (Band D)
Historic Scotland
UKP25,622 to UKP31,131

You are invited to apply for this new post in Historic Scotland's
Technical Conservation Research and Education Group (TCRE).  You
will be based at The Historic Scotland Conservation Centre (HSCC
Division), currently at South Gyle, Edinburgh, where you will play
an important part of the 'Preventive Conservation Science and
Education' Unit (PCSE). PCSE is a newly created group within HSCC
Division and has been created to develop a high quality
scientifically based research, advisory and education service in
support of wide-ranging conservation treatments and other objectives
serving preservation in the built heritage and historic environment
sectors.

You will primarily be involved in conservation research and
dissemination in support of the conservation of heritage materials
(notably stone, wood, traditional plaster and metal); research and
investigation into a range of problems from both natural (innate)
and environmental and other climatic factors (external).  You will
play a major part in the development of an in-house service and the
building up of a network of contacts for externally commissioned
work.

You should have a higher degree in a scientific discipline related
to conservation and be able to demonstrate a knowledge and skill to
carry out research and analysis in material decay processes with a
good knowledge of environmental science.

You have good communication skills, discretion and the ability to
work without supervision, as well as part of a team. Possession of a
current UK driving license is essential.

Salary is performance related and will be in the Band D range
(UKP25,622 to UKP31,131).  This is a permanent and pensionable
appointment.

For further details and an application form please write to

    Historic Scotland
    Personnel Unit, Room 3.10
    Longmore House
    Salisbury Place
    Edinburgh, EH9 1SH
    +44 131 668 8840,
    hs_recruit [at] scotland__gov__gsi__uk

quoting reference HSC/06/047.

Closing date for completed applications is 5 May 2006.

Historic Scotland is an Agency of the Scottish Executive Education
Department and is an equal opportunities employer.

Michael Pearce
Historic Scotland


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