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Position at Buckinghamshire Chilterns University College

From: Jake Kaner <jkaner01>
Date: Friday, May 19, 2006
Technical Digital Archivist
Buckinghamshire Chilterns University College
High Wycombe, UK

To preserve the High Wycombe furniture Archive through a sustainable
digitisation programme

UKP18,509 pa
Design (High Wycombe)

The post is for a fixed term of 30 to 33 months, subject to annual

The Faculty of Design has a national and international reputation in
Art and Design education. International partnerships and significant
industry links across all fields give a unique quality to all our
activities. Our AHRC funded Furniture Research Centre is running a
major, innovative project to digitise and disseminate the High
Wycombe Furniture Archive. Key staff are now needed to support this

You will digitally capture the analogue material (images and
accompanying text) held in the High Wycombe Furniture archival
collection into a standardised catalogued digital format. Funded by
the Arts and Humanities Research Council resource enhancement
scheme, this project is entitled 'creation of HW furniture
electronic archive' (ID No: 119158). You will also prepare the
digitised material for long term preservation and web delivery and
will assist in the cataloguing and management of the digitised
material. Working within the project team you will play a central
role in this important and exciting opportunity.

For further details/job description and person specification please
see <URL:>

For informal discussion, contact the project principal investigator

    Prof. Jake Kaner
    +44 1494 522141


    Peter Slater
    Dean of Faculty
    +44 1494 603009

Closing date: 2 June 2006

Interviews are expected to be on Wednesday 14 June 2006

Professor Jake Kaner
Furniture Research Centre
Faculty of Design
High Wycombe HP11 2 JZ
+44 1494 522141

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