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Subject: Position at Science Museum, London

Position at Science Museum, London

From: Bryony Finn <bryony.finn<-a>
Date: Friday, August 8, 2014
Collections Care Conservator
Science Museum, London
Based at Blythe House, Kensington Olympia, London

15 hours per week

Salary: UKP24,000 per annum pro rata

Part time, permanent

15 hours per week

Benefits: SCMG Enterprise benefits
Level: Conservation

Closing date: 25 August 2014 23:59
Interviews: 2 September 2014

The Science Museum is seeking a flexible and enthusiastic
Collections Care Conservator to deliver the collections care and
conservation activities of environmental monitoring, Integrated Pest
Management (IPM), condition reporting, accelerated ageing tests and
to work alongside collection and estates colleagues to improve the
environment where possible at the Blythe House object storage

You will provide supervision and general Health and Safety support
to our volunteers and conservation interns at Blythe House; object
and pest awareness training for colleagues working with the
collection and active participation in delivering objects and advice
for permanent and temporary exhibitions, loans and acquisitions with
collections hazard support as required.

You will have excellent interpersonal skills and be confident
communicating with a wide range of people.  You will have
demonstrable skills in problem solving and prioritising, which will
be supported by your previous experience within a museum and
cultural heritage environment

You will be able to demonstrate the ability to plan and execute your
own work programmes, provide statistics, compile summary reports and
promote high collections care standards.  The ability to use
collections databases (e.g. Mimsy XG) and practical expertise in
object handling and risk assessment will be essential.

The Science Museum's galleries contain over 15,000 historic objects
and there's a further 200,000 in storage at our other facilities in
London and near Swindon.  This is a superb opportunity to work with
an unrivalled collection spanning the history of western science,
technology and medicine.

For further information about the Science Museum Group, details on
how to apply and a full job description, please visit


Closing date:  25 August 2014

Interview date: 2 September 2014

Candidates shortlisted for interview will be asked to complete a
practical assessment.

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