Associate in Conservation, Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology

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Employer: 
Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology (MAA)
University of Cambridge Museums
Job location: 
Cambridge
Salary Start: 
32,816
Salary End: 
40,322
Currency: 
UK pounds
Contract type: 
Contract
Application deadline: 
Friday, 21 May, 2021 - 00:00

The Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology (MAA) is seeking an experienced, research-driven conservator to identify and realise research opportunities afforded by the collections in our care, and in particular research which integrates with the current move of our offsite stores.

The successful candidate will work closely with curatorial and stores move team staff to identify opportunities for research, undertake select research work following from this, lead and support funding applications, and undertake and commission conservation work. She/he will further support the development of policy and procedures related to the stores move as well as undertaking triage conservation where required. The appointee is expected to build relationships with colleagues in heritage science and in relevant departments across the University (Archaeology, Zoology, Plant Sciences, Chemistry), enabling where necessary access to facilities and technical expertise, as well as with other University, national and international partners. She/he will further recruit and supervise interns and placements.

The successful candidate should be educated to PhD level or demonstrably hold equivalent research experience.
Full details and an application form are available here: https://www.jobs.cam.ac.uk/job/29429/

The closing date for applications is 21 May 2021 with interviews expected to take place during week commencing 31 May 2021. It is hoped that the successful candidate will take up the appointment as soon as possible after 5 July 2021. Interviews may be carried out online.