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Position at International Conservation Services (ICS)

From: Julian Bickersteth <j.bickersteth<-a>
Date: Thursday, November 27, 2014
Senior Objects Conservator
Objects Conservator
International Conservation Services (ICS)

ICS has been appointed as conservators for the Saruq al-Hadid
Archaeological Research Project (SHARP), an international
collaboration between academics, professionals, and students
investigating the prehistoric site of Saruq al-Hadid, Dubai, United
Arab Emirates, led by the University of New England, Armidale, NSW

Two contract positions are available for conservators to work in the
UAE, initially for one year, with the possibility to extend for a
further two years.  The conservators need to be experienced in
archaeological conservation and working in the field with

The conservators will be responsible for devising and implementing
appropriate treatment methodologies, building local capacity in
conservation expertise, maintaining excellent relations with key
stakeholders, and contributing to smooth cross team functioning. The
Senior Objects Conservator will be responsible for managing a team
of ICS appointed and locally appointed conservators and conservation

Applicants for this position must have:

Senior Objects Conservator: A minimum 5 years experience working as
an objects conservator

Objects Conservator: A minimum 2 years experience working as an
objects conservator

    Broad experience in archaeological conservation (a strong
    background in metals conservation will be highly regarded)

    Membership of the AICCM (Australian Institute for Conservation
    of Cultural Material) or equivalent other national or
    international professional organisations, or eligibility to
    apply for membership.

Salary will be commensurate with experience in the range AUD$55,000
to $80,000.  In addition to the annual salary, conservators will be
provided with shared accommodation in Dubai, medical insurance, and
an annual international return airfare to home country.  Salary will
be paid monthly in arrears.  Applicants are advised to seek their
own advice on taxation matters that may arise from working in Dubai.

For more information about these positions please visit


For further information contact

    Ruth Thompson
    Operations Manage
    rr.thompson<-a t->icssydney< . >com

Applications close Monday 15 December, 2014.  However, as the
position is available for immediate commencement, applications will
be considered as they are received.

Julian Bickersteth
Managing Director
International Conservation Services
Sydney office
+61 2 9417 3311
53 Victoria Avenue
Chatswood NSW 2067
Mobile: +61 411 692 697
Fax: +61 2 9417 3102

                  Conservation DistList Instance 28:26
                Distributed: Saturday, November 29, 2014
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Received on Thursday, 27 November, 2014

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