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Subject: Position at Langelands Museum

Position at Langelands Museum

From: Ida Hovmand <iho>
Date: Monday, May 8, 2006
Paper Conservator
Langelands Museum, Denmark

Full time (37 h/w)
Minimum salary (for recent graduate) UKP 23,900 p.a.
(Euro38, 900 p.a.)

The conservation department at Langelands Museum, Denmark seeks
applicants for a fixed term contract, initially for a period of 2
months, which most likely can be extended for a further 4 months.

The department service 14 regional museums with mixed collections
and employ 4 full time conservators specialising in textile, social
history, furniture and archaeological conservation as well as
additional staff on fixed term projects.

A recognised qualification in paper conservation or equivalent such
as  training in a conservation studio and practical experience is
required.  We are looking for an enthusiastic and committed
individual, who can work independently and to deadlines, is keen to
develop existing skills and knowledge as well as acquiring new ones.
It is also essential that the candidate is interested in working
with a range of different museum professional, and must therefore
possess strong interpersonal and organisational skills in addition
to good oral and written communication skills.

Responsibilities include examination, photographic, digital and
written documentation and remedial conservation of a range of paper
based objects. Preparation of objects for exhibition, including
designing and making mounts. Taking part in general conservation
activities such as environmental monitoring, climate and pest
control, collection surveys and  rehousing, exhibition design,
developing and running workshops for other museum professionals.

Application Deadline: 1 June 2006
Appointment to commence: No later than 1 August 2006

Enquiries and Application containing a CV, proof of qualifications
and if possible references to:

    Ida Hovmand
    Konserveringsafdelingen v/ Langelands Museum
    Ostergade 25
    DK-5900 Rudkobing
    +45 63511023
    Fax: +45 63511022
    iho [at] rudkom__dk

Enquiries can also be made to:

    Birgitte Marcussen
    Konserveringsafdelingen v/ Langelands Museum
    Ostergade 25
    DK-5900 Rudkobing
    +45 63511023
    Fax: +45 63511022
    bima [at] rudkom__dk

Ida Hovmand
Konserveringsafdelingen v/Langelands Museum
Ostergade 25
DK-5900 Rudkobing

                  Conservation DistList Instance 19:55
                  Distributed: Saturday, May 13, 2006
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Received on Monday, 8 May, 2006

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