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Subject: Positions at Durham University

Positions at Durham University

From: Elizabeth Branigan <elizabeth.branigan<-a>
Date: Wednesday, February 19, 2014
Senior Assistant Conservator and
Assistant Conservator
Durham University Library and Heritage Collections

Senior Assistant Conservator    Ref No: 2783
UKP24,289 - UKP29,837

Assistant Conservator           Ref No: 3363
UKP20,374 - UKP23,585

Durham University Library's Special Collections, based at Palace
Green Library in the heart of the Durham World Heritage Site,
administers exceptionally rich and varied collections, including
manuscripts, archives, books, maps, prints, and photographs.  The
Conservation Unit is based in a new conservation studio, and staff
undertake a wide range of work, including the conservation of paper,
parchment, books, and maps, condition reporting for exhibitions,
mountmaking, and installing exhibitions.

We are seeking both a Senior Assistant Conservator and an Assistant
Conservator.  Applicants for both posts will be qualified archive
conservators (or, for the Assistant role, you will have completed a
suitable internship) and will have a good general education.  In
both roles, you will work as part of a small team, under the
direction of and responsible to the Head of Conservation. Applicants
will be self-motivated, keen to keep up-to-date with new techniques
and developments in the field of conservation and collections care,
and with an ability to be flexible and innovative, to set and
achieve goals, and to prioritise workload.  Knowledge of paper
conservation and collection care is essential.

Further particulars and details of how to apply for these two
vacancies are available via


Informal contact:

    Ms Liz Branigan
    +44 191 334 2931
    elizabeth.branigan<-a t->durham< . >ac< . >uk

Closing date: 14 March 2014

Liz Branigan ACR
Head of Conservation
Conservation Unit
Durham University Library
Palace Green
Durham DH1 3RN
+44 191 334 2931

                  Conservation DistList Instance 27:32
                Distributed: Thursday, February 20, 2014
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Received on Wednesday, 19 February, 2014

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