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Subject: Position at Bristol's Museums, Galleries and Archives

Position at Bristol's Museums, Galleries and Archives

From: Frances Hinchcliffe <frances_hinchcliffe>
Date: Saturday, September 2, 2006
Assistant Conservator: Photographs
Bristol's Museums, Galleries and Archives

UKP23,952 to UKP26,928
Fixed term contract (until 31 March 2008)
Based at City Museum and Art Gallery, Queens Road Bristol
Ref. No. 10945

We offer an exciting opportunity for a photographic conservator, or
paper conservator with interest and experience in photographic
materials, to play a key role in our Designated Challenge Fund
project 'Hidden Histories'.  Responsibilities will focus on
identification, re-storage and first aid treatment of photographic
images from the museums' outstanding local history collections. You
will be self-motivated, have creative and flexible problem solving
skills and welcome the responsibility of managing your own time and
devising your own solutions to conservation issues. Working with a
wide variety of museum staff and outside specialists, you must also
enjoy using your communication skills to forge effective

You should have a recognised qualification in photographic or paper
conservation and ideally 2-3 years post-training experience. Work
experience in a museum or archive environment will be seen as an
advantage. As Assistant Conservator you will be part of a lively
conservation department which values colleagues with a co-operative
and positive outlook.

Bristol is a dynamic, ambitious and multi-cultural European city,
acknowledged as a centre of cultural excellence.  Bristol City
Council is transforming its cultural facilities with investment in
its Museums, Galleries and Archives Service thanks partly to the
Renaissance in the Regions initiative and through major lottery
funded projects.

Application forms and further information can be found at


alternatively, please telephone: +44 117 922 4499 quoting the
reference number.

For an informal discussion about this job please contact

    Frances Hinchcliffe
    +44 117 922 3615
    frances_hinchcliffe [at] bristol-city__gov__uk

At Bristol City Council, we value having a workforce as diverse as
the city we serve. We therefore welcome, develop and promote people
from all sections of the community.

Frances Hinchcliffe ACR
Conservation Manager
Bristol's Museums and Art Gallery
Queen's Road
Bristol BS8 1RL
+44 117 9223615
Fax: +44 117 9223616

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