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Position at British Museum

From: Karen Beck <kbeck>
Date: Wednesday, July 19, 2006
Senior Conservator of Japanese Paintings
British Museum
Central London

UKP22,513 - UKP26,905 pa commensurate with education and experience

The British Museum's Hirayama Studio was opened in 1994, funded with
the help of generous donations from Professor Ikuo Hirayama. It is
the leading studio dedicated to the conservation of Asian painting
in Europe. Work in the studio is based on a combination of
traditional Far Eastern techniques and best practice in general art
on paper conservation. We are looking for a specialist Conservator
who will have a unique opportunity to join a committed team to work
on challenging projects and take part in an active research
programme, supported by members of the Museum's Science Group.

As a Senior Conservator, you will contribute directly to the care of
this outstanding collection of Japanese paintings through
conservation, restoration and preservation. You will liaise with
other departments on the treatment, display and storage of the
paintings, as well as carrying out research and expanding the
profile of the department nationally and internationally. You will
be comfortable working to exhibition and loan deadlines. A good
communicator and team player, you will have a recognised
professional qualification in conservation and significant
experience of the conservation of Japanese paintings, together with
an acute understanding of the principles, concepts and techniques of
Far Eastern painting conservation.

For further information or a full application pack, please visit
<URL:> email
bm [at] peoplemedia__co__uk or telephone +44 845 601 0885, quoting
reference 72196.

Closing date: 25 August 2006

The British Museum is an Equal Opportunities Employer

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