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Conservator - Collections care and Re-display (Fixed term)

From Jobs at the University of Cambridge. Published on Jul 22, 2016.

The Museum of Zoology is in the middle of a major redevelopment of its galleries and stores and wishes to recruit a conservator to assist with its ambitious plans.

We are looking for a trained conservator, particularly with experience of conservation and redisplay of natural history collections, to help in this enormous task. The museum holds some 3 million specimens, and over 5,000 are going on display. Skills in collections care, mounting specimens and IPM are all highly desirable. You will be working as part of a small team within a wider community of contractors, volunteers and academics so excellent team working skills are essential.

Interviews will be held on 11th August (If you have not heard from us by 11th August, please assume your application will have been unsuccessful)

For an informal chat please email Mr Mathew Lowe (mwl34@cam.ac.uk)

This position is available from 1 September 2016.

Fixed-term: The funds for this post are available for up to 6 months.

Once an offer of employment has been accepted, the successful candidate will be required to undergo a health assessment, a security check and an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check.

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Please quote reference PF09709 on your application and in any correspondence about this vacancy.

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