Organic Material Conservator

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Employer: 
The British Museum
Job location: 
London
Contract type: 
Full-time
Permanent
Application deadline: 
Friday, 16 April, 2021 - 12:00

Conservator: Organics (x2)
Collection Care Department
Application Deadline: 12pm on 16 April 2021

The British Museum has an exciting opportunity for 2 Organics to join the Collection department and contribute towards maintaining and developing a world class collection. The main purpose of these roles is to care for the collection through a combination of interventive and preventive measures in support of the museum's operating plan, and contribute to the loan, exhibition and public outreach activities of the Department of Collection Care. This roles require the post holders to have specialist knowledge and experience in the conservation of a range of organic materials, with an interest in:

the conservation of wood, furniture, and decorative surfaces:
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the conservation of bone, ivory, and archaeological materials:
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