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Position at Fitzwilliam Museum

From: Linda Brooklyn <lmb26<-a>
Date: Monday, June 2, 2014
Conservator of Antiquities
Fitzwilliam Museum

Salary range: UKP33,562 - UKP45,053

Fixed term for one year

The Fitzwilliam Museum houses the principal collections of art and
antiquities of the University of Cambridge and holds over half a
million objects in its care.  The Department of Antiquities
collections comprise about 27,000 Greek and Roman, Egyptian and
Ancient Near Eastern objects of international importance and
considerable monetary value.

You will be an accredited conservator, or working towards
accreditation, with the necessary experience as well as demonstrable
specialist knowledge and skills to undertake technical investigation
and research,interventive and preventive conservation of these
collections, to the highest technical and ethical standards.  You
will work with the Senior Conservator of Antiquities to deliver both
the day-to-day work and the management of special projects, such as
the conservation aspects of gallery developments and exhibitions.

A major project in the next year will be the completion of a range
of technical examination and analysis of the ancient materials and
technologies that characterise the Museum's collection of Egyptian
coffins and related items, together with the conservation treatment
of some of these objects.  The results of this work will contribute
both to a major catalogue and to an exhibition in the Museum's
bicentenary year of 2016.

The post-holder will also be required to play an active role in the
Museum-wide Collections Care programme, and contribute to the
University of Cambridge Museums' Conservation Programme which may
include both further exhibition-related work and outreach events.

Closing date for applications:26 June 2014

Interview date: 4 July 2014

Further details and application form CHRIS/6 are available from


or via email recruitment<-a t->fitzmuseum< . >cam< . >ac< . >uk or by phone +44 1223

Interested candidates should complete the CHRIS/6 application form
(excluding Part 2) and return with a supporting statement, three
referees and CV to

    Personnel and Workforce Development Manager
    The Fitzwilliam Museum
    Trumpington St
    Cambridge CB2 1RB
    recruitment<-a t->fitzmuseum< . >cam< . >ac< . >uk

Offers of employment will be conditional upon the satisfactory
outcome of a Security check.  Whether an outcome is satisfactory
will be determined by the University

The University values diversity and is committed to equality of

The University has a responsibility to ensure that all employees are
eligible to live and work in the UK./

                  Conservation DistList Instance 28:1
                   Distributed: Friday, June 6, 2014
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Received on Monday, 2 June, 2014

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