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Subject: Position at National Archives of Norway

Position at National Archives of Norway

From: Simon Mawdsley <sima<-a>
Date: Friday, May 9, 2008
Paper Conservator
The National Archives of Norway, Kristiansand

2-month project contract
NKR 260,000 - NKR 310,000 pa

The National Archive of Norway based in Kristiansand has a vacant
2-month project based available within an established paper
conservation centre. We undertake conservation projects for The
National Archives of Norway based in Kristiansand, Kongsberg and
Stavanger. In addition we collaborate with other cultural
institutions, including Sorlandets Kunstmuseum for the conservation
of Fine Art, on paper-based media.

Project description: In 1892 sections of Kristiansand were destroyed
by fire and several archives damaged. Amongst the damaged archive
material were 6 property ledgers, these important documents were
subsequently packaged and have remained relatively undisturbed since
that time.

The department for conservation in Kristiansand have made
preliminary investigations and consequently developed a procedure
for the conservation of the first volume (vol. 1). This project must
be completed by 1 November 2008

Responsibilities: The Scanning and subsequent conservation
treatment/documentation of vol. 1.

Qualifications include: an undergraduate degree in paper/book
conservation from a recognised conservation or equivalent
apprenticeship. Competent IT and communication skills. Strong
production management skills and the ability to work independently.

The salary is competitive and commensurate with education and
experience. For further details please contact paper conservator
Simon Mawdsley +47 38145506.

To apply, send a cover letter, full curriculum vitae and the
addresses of at least 2 referees, to Statsarkivet i Kristiansand.

    Statsarkivet i Kristiansand
    Marthas vei 1,
    N4633 Norway

Applications must be received by Saturday, May 31, 2008.

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