Thursday, 9 January 2014

Conservation post at UCL

UCL is seeking a dynamic Conservator to undertake and advise on remedial conservation work and assist with preventative conservation work as required.  The post will work across UCL Museums and Collections, with particular responsibility natural and biomedical science collections, including animal and human fluid preserved specimens.
Closing Date: 7 Feb 2014

Interview date: 18th and 19th March 2014
Key Requirements: 
  • They are looking for an enthusiastic, practical individual with good hand skills; who is able to work independently. You will need a degree in conservation or relevant knowledge and experience in a similar environment, plus experience of working directly with museum or medical collections in a laboratory context. Work requires close attention to detail, manual dexterity and the capability to learn routine procedures. A willingness to work in a laboratory environment and with Human Remains is essential. 
  • Excellent communication skills, energy and enthusiasm, and a clear commitment to customer service are essential, as are great organisational skills. Applicants should be willing to work additional hours in the week if needed.
  • Training may be required to expand experience in line with the job and the range of collections to care for so opportunities to learn new techniques will be provided.
  • Postgraduate degree in conservation (covering both remedial and preventative work) or equivalent relevant working knowledge and experience is essential.

To apply for the vacancy please click here and follow the instructions.

If you have any queries regarding the vacancy please contact Jayne Dunn or the application process, please contact Lauren Sadler

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