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Subject: Position at Royal Commission on the Ancient and Historical Monuments of Scotland

Position at Royal Commission on the Ancient and Historical Monuments of Scotland

From: Neil Gregory <neil.gregory>
Date: Tuesday, August 29, 2006
Paper Conservator
Sir Basil Spence Archive Project

Based in Edinburgh, Scotland
Salary range UKP19,095 - UKP25,325, according to experience

The deadline is 12 September 2006.

Applications are invited for this fixed term appointment to 31 March
2008 within the Royal Commission on the Ancient and Historical
Monuments of Scotland.

The Sir Basil Spence Archive Project aims to catalogue and conserve
the drawings, photographs, manuscripts and personalia that relate to
the life and work of architect Sir Basil Spence (1907-1976), in
order to make them accessible for public study.  The project
includes a programme of education/community workshops, a touring
exhibition and a major exhibition of original material to be held at
the Dean Gallery, Edinburgh in 2007.  The project is delivered in
partnership with the National Galleries of Scotland and The
Lighthouse, Scotland's Centre for Architecture Design and the City.

The paper conservator post is primarily required to undertake
preventive conservation treatments as part of this exciting project,
as well as preparing items required for exhibit by the National
Galleries of Scotland.  A qualification in the conservation of
archives and/or works of art on paper and good communication skills
are essential; experience of working within an archive and
familiarity with IT are advantageous.

RCAHMS provides a challenging and stimulating working environment.
Benefits include flexible working hours, generous support for
Continuing Professional Development and a choice of final salary and
stakeholder pension is also available.  RCAHMS is an equal
opportunities employer and operates a no-smoking policy within its

For further information and an application form, contact the

    Head of Corporate Affairs
    John Sinclair House
    16 Bernard Terrace
    Edinburgh EH8 9NX
    +44 131-662-1456
    Fax: +44 131-662-1477
    personnel [at] rcahms__gov__uk

providing full postal address

Closing date for the return of completed application forms: 12
September 2006

Neil Gregory
Archive Project Manager (Sir Basil Spence)
+44 131 662 1456 (ext.206)

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Received on Tuesday, 29 August, 2006

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