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Assistant Conservator

National Museums Scotland

You will be responsible for practical and advisory conservation support to the Engineering Furniture conservation section. Your priorities during the time leading up to the re-opening of the Royal Museum building will be on the Menu Wall Gallery and to be part of a team re-installing the five metre high Millennium Clock and associated technology objects.

You must have an appropriate degree and a further qualification in conservation or extensive relevant experience. It is vital that you have a strong theoretical understanding of material issues and treatments, and that you are an able, practical conservator having gained practical experience in a museums or similar environment. We would expect you to have experience or expertise particularly in metals conservation, with some experience of gallery / exhibition installation or decant of artefacts. Strong documentation and reporting skills are important, as is the ability to manage your workload to meet the deadlines for the display of objects.

This is a fixed-term contract until 30 June 2011.

Location: Edinburgh

Category: Conservation

Salary: £22,465 - £25,161 per annum plus membership of the Civil Service pensions scheme

Type of Contract: C

Hours: FT

added: 2010-07-13

deadline: 2010-08-02

Assistant Conservator Paintings

3 days per week

Fixed-term for 2 years

You will condition check, document, provide recommendations for, and where appropriate, treat paintings requested for loan. You will work with other conservation team members in the preparation of National Portrait Gallery projects.

Full details of this and all other employment opportunities at the Gallery can be viewed at our website www.npg.org.uk/jobs or requested by e-mailing: Personnel@npg.org.uk. Closing date for returned applications is 9.00am Friday 23 July 2010.

Interviews on 18 August 2010.

Location: National Portrait Gallery

Category: Conservation

Salary: Pro rata £21,115 per annum

Type of Contract: C

Hours: PT

added: 2010-07-09 deadline: 2010-07-23

Assistant Finance Manager (Temporary)

Working within our busy Finance department, you will assist in the maintenance of financial accounts and provide management accounting information. You should have at least two years’ experience in a finance environment and as a minimum have either a CCAB or AAT part-qualification with experience of accounts bookkeeping and reconciliations.

Location: National Portrait Gallery

Category: Financial

Salary: Pro rata £26, 000 per annum

Type of Contract: T

Hours: FT

added: 2010-07-16

deadline: 2010-07-23

Assistant Programme Manager (Schools)

Victoria & Albert Museum

This is an exciting opportunity for a qualified teacher, with design expertise, and a passion for museums to join the schools team at the V&A to assist the Schools Programme Manager with the preparation and delivery of the schools programme. You will also be responsible for overseeing cleaning by a nominated london cleaning company via contract.

Location: South Kensington

Category: Education

Salary: £24,906 - £29,936

Type of Contract: C

Hours: FT

added: 2010-07-15

deadline: 2010-07-25