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Subject: Position at National Museum of Iceland

Position at National Museum of Iceland

From: Thora Bjork <thora.bjork<-a>
Date: Thursday, May 8, 2014
Archaeological conservator
The National Museum of Iceland

The National Museum of Iceland is soliciting applicants in
archaeological conservation to join the Conservation Department for
a period of 12 months or longer from September 2014.

Responsibilities: Treatment of archaeological finds including iron,
copper alloy, ceramic, glass, leather, bone and wood.

Other activities: Active and passive conservation of museum
collection including cleaning, packing, recording, investigating,
stabilisation, organisation and documentation of objects.
Preparation of exhibitions, monitoring, consulting for other


    The candidate should have an university degree in conservation
    (M.Sc or B.Sc) with specialization in archaeological objects or
    experience in that field.

    Experience required in conservation of archaeological material,
    both organic and mineral.

    The candidate should be fluent in Icelandic and/or English, both
    written and spoken language.

    Computer knowledge is necessary: Office Windows programs,
    Photoshop or similar, as well as basic knowledge in digital

    The candidate should demonstrate good abilities in working in a
    team as well as independence in his own work.

The conservator will be part of the Research and Collections
Division, but work closely with the leader of the Conservation

Working Place: Conservation Department in Kopavogur, Iceland.

Application Deadline: 1 June 2014

Further information on the museum see


Enquiries and application (CV., copies of degree certificates,
letter of motivation, contact information for referees) should be
sent to

    Dr. Anna Lisa Runarsdottir
    Head of Research and Collections
    National Museum of Iceland
    Suourgotu 43
    101 Reykjavik, Iceland
    +354 5302200
    Mobile: +354 8242031,
    Fax: +354 5302201
    anna.lisa<-a t->nationalmuseum< . >is

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Received on Thursday, 8 May, 2014

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