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Subject: Position at Science Museum, London

Position at Science Museum, London

From: Emma Duggan <emma.duggan<-at->
Date: Friday, May 24, 2013
Collections Care Conservator (2 days per week)
23 month fixed term contract

The Science Museum, London was founded in 1857 with objects shown at
the Great Exhibition held in the Crystal Palace. Today the Museum is
world renowned for its historic collections, awe-inspiring galleries
and inspirational exhibitions.

The Science Museum is seeking a flexible and enthusiastic
Collections Care Conservator to provide preventive duties of
environmental monitoring, Insect Pest Management (IPM), condition
reporting, accelerated ageing tests and work alongside collection
and estates colleagues to improve the environment where able at the
Blythe House object storage facility.

You will provide supervision and general Health and Safety support
to our volunteers and conservation interns at Blythe House; object
and pest awareness training for colleagues working with the
collection and active participation in storage compression and
improvement programmes with collections hazard support as required.

You will have excellent interpersonal skills and confident
communicating with a wide range of people.  You will have
demonstrable skills in problem solving and prioritising, which will
be supported by your previous experience within a museum and
cultural heritage environment

You will be able to demonstrate the ability to plan and execute your
own work programmes, provide statistics, compile summary reports and
promote high collections care standards. The ability to use
Collections databases (Mimsy XG) and practical expertise in object
handling and risk assessment will be essential.

Closing date: Sunday 16 June 2013 midnight

Interviews: Thursday 27 June 2013.
Candidates shortlisted for interview will be asked to complete a
practical assessment.

To apply or for further details please visit


Emma Duggan
Conservation and Collections Care Manager
Blythe House
Science Museum
Blythe House
23, Blythe Road
London W14 0QX
+44 20 7602 0281 ext 205

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