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Subject: Position at British Museum

Position at British Museum

From: Emma Gray <emma.gray<-at->
Date: Wednesday, August 14, 2013
The British Museum
Conservator, Organics
Clothworkers' Foundation Junior Fellow
Conservation and Scientific Research

Part-time: three days per week, 21.6 hours
Fixed-term Contract; five months

UKP21,670 per annum, pro rata

Ref: 1357042

The Department of Conservation and Scientific Research is looking to
recruit a Junior Fellow to provide backfill for a Senior Conservator
who is carrying out a two year research project on the conservation
of Nilotic human remains. You will develop your skills and receive
training in the conservation of organic archaeological, historic and
modern materials.

You will carry out practical conservation, restoration and
preservation of historical and archaeological organic artefacts.
Record keeping of work undertaken, collaboration with staff in
curatorial departments and assistance with collection surveys are
all crucial to this role, as is developing the ability of evaluating
the suitability of objects for display and loans.

You will have a recognised professional qualification in the
conservation of archaeological and/or historical organic objects.
You will be a good team player, with the ability to work
independently when required. The role may also require you to
contribute to expanding the profile of the department e.g. through
public outreach.

For further information or to apply for this role, please go to


Closing date: 12noon, Friday 30 August 2013.

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Received on Wednesday, 14 August, 2013

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