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Job Title:    Artefact Conservator
Organisation:    National Museums Scotland
Salary:    £29,141 - 31,689 p.a.
Type:    Full-Time Position
Location:    Edinburgh, Scotland
Closing Date:    Monday, September 30th, 2019
Job Ref No:    NMS19/972
Other Benefits:   membership of civil pension scheme
Job Description:
An exciting opportunity has arisen for a permanent Artefact Conservator to join our busy and dynamic conservation team, caring for our internationally significant collections of over 12 million items. You will bring your expert conservation knowledge to our acclaimed exhibitions, displays and loans programmes.

The Artefacts team works across several disciplines including archaeology, decorative arts, sculpture, ethnographic, military and Scottish History collections. You should have a recognised a conservation degree and able to work independently on the examination and treatment of artefacts, and advise on how to safely display and store them. This includes documenting conservation treatment and the condition of items, so good IT skills are required.

You will be a team player, who is able to work to tight deadlines and effectively plan, prioritise and risk assess your work programme. You will also have a passion for conservation and be able to communicate this to our audiences, and assist with the training of student interns and placements.

Please note that this position is based at National Museums Collection Centre, Granton.
Application Instructions:
To make an online application please visit our website where you will find the full Recruitment Pack and the Application Form:

Please note that CVs are not considered as/as part of applications and will not be forwarded to the shortlisting process.
Contact Name:    Ms Martyna Klimek
Contact Tel:    0131 247 4094
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Contact Email:
Address:     Chambers Street, Edinburgh, .