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Position at National Museum of Ireland

From: Gretchen Anderson <gretcha>
Date: Thursday, July 13, 2006
Assistant Conservator, Natural History Specialty
National Museum of Ireland

Note the short deadline for applications - 21 July, 2006

The National Museum of Ireland invites applications for the position
of Assistant Conservator (Natural History) located in the National
Museum of Ireland - Natural History. Emphasis for work in this post
will be on implementing a strategic approach for preventative and
remedial conservation for the Natural History collections in two
sites in Dublin (off-site scientific collections facility, and
public galleries), and driving existing long-term plans for building
improvements. The Assistant Conservator will liaise with other NMI
conservation staff (not based in the Natural History division
buildings). Access to the Natural History collections is facilitated
by the 'Collections-based Biology in Dublin' joint programme with
University College Dublin. It is anticipated that the Assistant
Conservator will work closely with CoBiD and UCD staff in issues of
collections care.

A fixed-term contract of three years is being offered subject to a
probationary period of one year.

Essential Requirements: A degree or postgraduate qualification in
the conservation of historic objects and/or Natural History
specimens.

Salary: The salary scale is Euro421.37 - Euro659.31 per week.
Starting salary will depend on qualifications and experience and the
maximum starting salary will be Euro556.66 per week (9th point of
the scale).

To apply, please forward a letter of application, together with an
up-to-date Curriculum Vitae (including a contact number and a
minimum of three referees), to

    Ms Catherine Williamson
    Administration Division
    National Museum of Ireland
    Collins Barracks
    Benburb Street
    Dublin 7
    recruitment [at] museum__ie

Deadline: Friday 21 July 2006 5:30 pm (GMT)

Further information is available on <URL:http://www.museum.ie> or by
telephone +353 1 6486442

Additional information on CoBiD and collections is available from
Julia Sigwart <julia.sigwart [at] ucd__ie> or online at
<URL:http://www.ucd.ie/zoology/museum>

Preference will be given to EU citizens among equally suitable
candidates; however non-European nationals are not excluded from
applying.

Gretchen Anderson
Conservator
Science Museum of Minnesota
120 West Kellogg Blvd
St Paul, Minnesota 55106
651-221-4764


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