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Subject: Position at Langelands Museum

Position at Langelands Museum

From: Ida Hovmand <nj>
Date: Friday, November 9, 2007
Paper Conservator
Faelleskonserveringen v/Langelands Museum, Denmark

Permanent post, full time (37 h/w)
Minimum salary (for recent graduate) UKP 25,218 p.a.

The conservation unit based at Langelandis Museum, Denmark seeks
applicants for a permanent position as paper conservator.

The unit services 14 regional museums with mixed collections and
employ 3 full time conservators specialising in textile, social
history, and archaeological conservation. A permanent post for paper
conservator is now being created. The unit employ  additional staff
on fixed term projects.

A recognised qualification in paper conservation or equivalent such
as training in a conservation studio and practical experience is
required.  We are looking for an enthusiastic and committed
individual, who can work independently and to deadlines, is keen to
develop existing skills and knowledge as well as acquiring new ones.
It is also essential that the candidate is interested in working
with a range of different museum professional, and must therefore
possess strong interpersonal and organisational skills in addition
to good oral and written communication skills.

Responsibilities include examination, photographic and written
documentation and remedial conservation of a range of photographic
and paper based objects. Preparation of objects for exhibition,
including designing and making mounts. Taking part in general
conservation activities such as environmental monitoring, climate
and pest control, collection surveys and  rehousing, exhibition
design, developing and running workshops for other museum

Application Deadline: 10 December 2007
Appointment to commence: No later than 1 February 2008.

Enquiries to:

    Ida Hovmand
    Faelleskonserveringen v/ Langelands Museum
    Ostergade 25
    DK-5900 Rudkobing
    +45 63516312
    Fax: +45 63516314
    iho [at] langelandkommune__dk

The application containing a CV, proof of qualifications and if
possible references to be sent to:

    Langeland Kommune
    Fredensvej 1
    5900 Rudkobing

                  Conservation DistList Instance 21:30
                Distributed: Tuesday, November 13, 2007
                       Message Id: cdl-21-30-016
Received on Friday, 9 November, 2007

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