Lendrum Internship in Book Conservation

Durham University is seeking a Lendrum Intern in Book Conservation

Organisation
Durham University

Location

Durham

Job type

Fixed term 2 years

Salary

£18,500 per annum

Posted on
26.05.2021

End date

21.06.2021

 

 

The Lendrum Internship in Book Conservation has been established to support and train an emerging Book Conservator.

This role is an excellent opportunity for an emerging Conservator to join the Conservation Team at Palace Green Library. Applicants will have previous Conservation work experience or a Conservation qualification and be able to show their commitment to developing as a Book Conservator. Learning and development are central to this position, and the post holder will receive guidance and support as they undertake work to support Conservation activities related to historic library collections.

The Graduate Intern will benefit from a dedicated training budget to support learning activities tailored to their development needs as identified by a professional development plan. They will shadow other members of the Conservation Team to gain experience of broader aspects of archive and library conservation and work closely with colleagues on various book conservation projects.

Informal enquiries are welcome; please contact Tony King Senior Collections Care and Conservation Manager: [email protected]

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Please note that we anticipate a high volume of applications for this position, so it may close before the specified date. Early application is therefore encouraged.

We prefer to receive applications online via the Durham University careers site where you will also find full details of the role and person specification.

To apply please visit university's website.