Conservator
London (Warburg Institute)

Job reference: 01290

Location: London (Warburg Institute)

Closing date: 25/02/2019

Salary: Starting from £35,807 pro rata per annum

Employment type: Other

Department: School of Advanced Study

Sub-Department: The Warburg Institute (WI)

Hours per week: 17.5

The Warburg Institute

The Warburg Institute is one of the world’s leading centres for studying the interactions of ideas, images and society. It is dedicated to the survival and transmission of culture across time and space, with a special emphasis on the afterlife of antiquity. Its open-stack Library, Photographic Collection and Archive serve as an engine for interdisciplinary research, postgraduate teaching and a prestigious events and publication programme.
The Role

The Warburg Institute is looking to appoint a part-time Conservator (0.5 FTE) on a fixed term 6 month’s contract.

The successful candidate will assist with the creation, development and implementation of a conservation strategy for the Warburg Institute Collections in collaboration with the Conservation Officer, the Archivist and the Librarian. They will also play an active role in preparing the Collections for the upcoming refurbishment project at the Institute and advise on conservation issues relating to the management, storage methods and handling of collections, including displays, exhibitions and external loans.

For further information regarding this role, please refer to the Job Description below. 

Further Information

To apply for this role, please submit your CV and covering letter (amalgamated in one document) by clicking ‘apply now’ at the bottom of this page before the closing date of midnight on Monday 25th February 2019.

Please note that the University of London will be unable to sponsor candidates for a visa for this role. Therefore, successful applicants must be able to demonstrate their right to work in the UK for the duration of their employment.

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