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Subject: Position at Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew

Position at Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew

From: Joanne Pickstone <j.pickstone>
Date: Tuesday, February 20, 2007
Project Conservator - Directors' Correspondence
Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew
2 Year Fixed Term Appointment

The Directors' Correspondence is an internationally significant
collection of letters addressed to the Directors of Kew from the
early 19th century until 1928. Amongst others, correspondents such
as Charles Darwin and David Livingstone are represented in the

We now seek a conservator for two years to re-format the collection
from bound volumes to Fascicules in line with current conservation
practices. The successful candidate will have a graduate
qualification, or equivalent, in Archives Paper Conservation or
proven experience in an archives conservation department. A
knowledge of Fasciculing and traditional repair techniques is

The Starting salary will be from UKP18,030 per annum (pay award
pending), commensurate with qualifications and experience. Other
benefits include a choice of final salary or stakeholder pension,
generous annual leave and a stunning work environment.

Joanne Pickstone
HR Advisor
+44 20 8332 5128

                  Conservation DistList Instance 20:40
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Received on Tuesday, 20 February, 2007

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