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Positions at Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology

From: Rachel Hand <rh259<-a>
Date: Friday, August 29, 2014
Textile conservators (2 positions)
Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Cambridge, UK

Full time, temporary 8 months

Salary: UKP24,775 - UKP27,864
Contract / Temporary
Closes: 19 September 2014
Job Ref: JU04144

For further details see


The Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology seeks to appoint 2
Textile Conservators to manage the relocation, repacking and
conservation assessment of historic and valuable textile collections
affected by the ingress of water into its external storage facility.
The Conservators will play a key role in delivering this project and
will carry out remedial conservation treatment, working with other
conservation and collections staff as necessary.

The successful candidate will have a relevant qualification in
textile or object conservation and will also have, or will be
working towards, professional accreditation through ICON.  S/he will
have extensive knowledge and experience in the conservation of
museum textile collections and in addition to carrying out practical
conservation work will be expected to advise on future conservation

Candidates must be self-motivated and well-organized with good oral
and written communication skills.  A high level of manual dexterity
for object handling is essential as well as a high degree of IT
literacy, including the use of collections management systems.

The closing date for applications is Friday, 19 September 2014 with
interviews expected to take place on Monday, 29 September, 2014.  It
is hoped that the successful candidate will take up the appointment
as soon as possible after 1 October 2014.

Fixed-term: The funds for this post are available for 9 months.

Once an offer of employment has been accepted, the successful
candidate will be required to undergo a basic disclosure (criminal
records check) check, a health assessment and a security check.

To apply online for this vacancy and to view further information
about the role, please visit:


This will take you to the role on the University's Job Opportunities
pages.  There you will need to click on the 'Apply online' button
and register an account with the University's Web Recruitment System
(if you have not already) and log in before completing the online
application form.

If you have any queries about this vacancy please do not hesitate to
contact Wendy Brown on +44 1223 333510, by email on wmb24<-a t->cam< . >ac< . >uk,
or by post to the

    Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
    Downing Street,
    Cambridge CB2 3DZ, UK

Please ensure that you upload your Curriculum Vitae (CV) and a
covering letter in the Upload section of the online application.
Please note that if you upload any additional documents which have
not been requested, we will not be able to consider these as part of
your application.

Please quote reference JU04144 on your application and in any
correspondence about this vacancy.

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