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Internship at University of Glasgow

From: Louise Robertson <louise.robertson<-a>
Date: Thursday, August 7, 2014
Exhibitions Internship
University of Glasgow Conservation Department

This six month post is designed to assist the Library paper
conservator in preparing heritage books and manuscripts from the
University Library's Special Collections for exhibition and display.
The work will include undertaking basic but crucial specialist
remedial preservation work on a variety of bound and unbound
material dating from the 14th century onwards, as well as assisting
with installing and deinstalling displays to accepted conservation
standards.  The intern will gain a wide range of skills and develop
an excellent understanding of the complex materials that present
challenging conservation issues.

The job is designed as an internship to provide a newly qualified
conservator with practical first post professional experience, under
the supervision and guidance of an accredited conservator within the
library's conservation studio and also in secure Special Collections
storage areas.  The intern will become familiar with conservation
activities through extensive hands-on experience and observations in
a working book and paper conservation studio.  A recent, recognised
qualification in paper/book conservation is essential for this

The post is Grade 3, UKP15,765 - UKP18,031 per annum pro-rata, 35hrs
per week planned to run between October 2014 and March 2015

Note you must be able to demonstrate eligibility to live and work in
the UK for the duration of this placement.  For further information
and application form, please see

    Job is ref: 009175

For further queries or an informal chat contact

    Louise Robertson
    +31 141-330-6774.

Closing date: 25 August 2014

Interviews will be held on the Friday 12 September 2014

Lou Robertson
Conservation Department
+44 141 330 6774

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