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Subject: Position at Cambridge

Position at Cambridge

From: Bridget Warrington <bcw24<-a>
Date: Wednesday, December 10, 2014
Book and Manuscript Conservator
Cambridge Colleges' Conservation Consortium
Based at Corpus Christi College, Cambridge

Corpus Christi College is offering an exciting opportunity for an
experienced Book and Manuscript Conservator to join the small team
working in the conservation studio at the college.  The studio has a
busy schedule of work, carrying out conservation treatments and
providing advice on both library and archive materials for the
eleven members of the Cambridge Colleges' Conservation Consortium.

The position will provide opportunities to work on a wide range of
materials from the earliest manuscripts to modern archives, and
cover paper, parchment and binding conservation.  Three to five
years' experience of historical binding structures and the ability
to carry out high quality interventive conservation work will be

The successful applicant will have a proven record of excellent
practical skills and be looking to develop their professional
experience.  They will be dedicated and self-motivated, able to work
both on their own and as part of a small team.  Excellent
communication skills at all levels and a diplomatic approach are
essential.  The postholder will have a degree or diploma, preferably
with postgraduate conservation training or equivalent experience, as
well as a passion for the subject.

The successful applicant will receive a competitive salary,
excellent benefits and conditions of employment, including a pension
scheme, generous holiday entitlement, car parking and use of College

Full details are available on


Complete the Application Form and Equal Opportunities Form.
Enclose your current Curriculum Vitae

Explain your interest in the position and how you fit the role as
described in the Job Description/Person Specification, using the
Suitability for Employment section of the Application Form, or a
covering letter

Your application forms should be accompanied by a portfolio of work
including photographs (maximum three projects)

Send your completed application to:

        HR Manager
        Corpus Christi College
        Trumpington Street
        Cambridge CB2 1RH

Further enquiries may be made to the Managing Conservator by email
to bcw24<-a t->corpus< . >cam< . >ac< . >uk

Closing date for application is Friday, 9 January 2015.

Interviews will be held w/c 19 January 2014.

Bridget Warrington
Book and Manuscript Conservator
Cambridge Colleges' Conservation Consortium
Corpus Christi College
Cambridge CB2 1RH
+44 1223 766 061 (University network 66061)

                  Conservation DistList Instance 28:28
                 Distributed: Friday, December 12, 2014
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Received on Wednesday, 10 December, 2014

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