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Position at Buckinghamshire Chilterns University College

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

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

UKP23,181 per annum
Design (High Wycombe)

This post is for a fixed term of 30 months, subject to regular

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

The research assistant will interpret and translate the analogue
High Wycombe Furniture archival collection (images and accompanying
text) into a standardised catalogued digital format, funded by the
Arts and Humanities Research Council resource enhancement scheme.
This research project is entitled 'creation of HW furniture
electronic archive' (ID No: 119158).

You will research and implement appropriate cataloguing standards
and controlled vocabularies for the High Wycombe Furniture Archive.
Working as part of the project team you will also assist in the
development of the interactive website and will also be involved in
disseminating this content rich e-archive.

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: 16 June 2006

Interviews are expected to be on Wednesday 12 July, 2006

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

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