International Centre for the Study of the Preservation and Restoration of Cultural Property
Assistant Conservator

Assistant Conservator

Employer: University Museum of Zoology
Job location: Cambridge
The University Museum of Zoology, Cambridge is seeking a full-time fixed-term Assistant Conservator. The post-holder will provide practical and preventative specialist conservation advice and treatment across the collections.

The role offers a unique opportunity to work as part of a fast-paced teambuilding practical experience working with natural history collections. Core activities will include providing conservation treatments to the permanent exhibits as well as upcoming exhibitions and stored collections. They will be responsible for the care of the collections through monitoring and improving upon environmental and storage conditions, including pest management. They will promote and develop best practice in conservation and collections care. The post-holder will also be expected to work on the Museum's spirit-preserved specimens.

It is essential the successful candidate is able to work independently and collaboratively with colleagues as well as have the ability to work effectivelyto deadlines.

Fixed-term: The funds for this post are available for 12 months
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