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Position at British Museum

From: Richard Burillo <rburillo>
Date: Friday, August 18, 2006
Head of Organic Artefacts Conservation Section
British Museum
Central London
UKP33,427 - UKP41,562 pa

The Organic Artefacts Conservation Section is one of four
material-based sections of the Conservation Group. The Group is part
of the Department of Conservation, Documentation and Science, which
plays a crucial role in the preservation, examination, study and
documentation of the Museum's collections.

This is an exciting opportunity to lead the Section. You will manage
a team of ten expert organic materials conservators so that the
Section meets the needs of the Museum. As Head of Section, you will
maintain high standards of conservation and mentor staff through
your practical work. You will contribute to research in the field of
organic materials conservation through internal and external
collaborations. By leading and encouraging the dissemination of the
work of the Section, you will enhance the reputation of the
Department. In addition, you will contribute to the overall
management of the Conservation Group and participate in wider Museum

You will be an expert in organic materials conservation, perhaps
with a specialism which has given you a considerable reputation in
the field. You will be able to lead, motivate and manage a team of
staff, as well as being able to contribute to the broader strategic
issues of the Department and Museum. Excellent planning ability,
combined with diplomatic communication skills, will be required for
success in a complex and demanding environment.

For further information, please visit our website for a full
application pack <URL:>
Alternatively email bm [at] peoplemedia__co__uk or telephone +44 845 601
0885 quoting reference 72299.

Closing date for applications: 18 September 2006.

We are an Equal Opportunities Employer.

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