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Subject: Position at Chester Beatty Library

Position at Chester Beatty Library

From: Jessica Baldwin <jbaldwin<-a>
Date: Wednesday, June 11, 2014
Book conservator
Chester Beatty Library

The Chester Beatty Library is pleased to offer a five-year contract
for services in book conservation, focusing on the Library's Islamic
Collections.  The Chester Beatty Library houses the great collection
of Sir Alfred Chester Beatty (1875-1968), the American mining
engineer, financier and philanthropist.  The internationally
acclaimed collection of manuscripts, prints, miniature paintings,
early printed books and works of art from countries across Asia, the
Middle East, North Africa and Europe open a window on the great
cultures and religions of the world.

The Library is offering an exciting opportunity to an energetic and
professional conservator to work in a dynamic museum laboratory that
focuses on preventive collections care, treatment, research and
public outreach.  The Conservation staff work collaboratively across
all divisions of the museum and are committed to professional
activities both nationally and internationally.

We are looking for a book conservator with a recognised
qualification in conservation and a minimum of 5 years relevant
work-experience.  Candidates should ideally have proven experience
of working on Islamic bindings and manuscripts and be professionally
accredited.  The successful candidate will work under the
supervision of the Library's Head of Conservation but should be able
to organise their own workload and work independently or as part of
a team.

Salary: Euro 47,000 per annum (subject to normal PRSI and PAYE

How to apply: Candidates should send a letter of interest, current
curriculum vitae and the contact details of two referees to:

    Jessica Baldwin
    Head of Conservation
    The Chester Beatty Library
    Dublin Castle
    Dublin 2, Ireland
    +353 1 4070755
    jbaldwin<-a t->cbl< . >ie

For further information on the position, please contact the Head of

Closing date: Friday 18 July 2014

Jessica Baldwin
Head of Conservation
The Chester Beatty Library
Dublin Castle
Dublin 2
+353 1 4070755
Fax: +353 1 4070760

                  Conservation DistList Instance 28:2
                   Distributed: Monday, June 16, 2014
                        Message Id: cdl-28-2-027
Received on Wednesday, 11 June, 2014

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