Job Posting: Conservator – The Natural History Museum (London, UK)

Post: Conservator
Salary: £24,018 per annum plus benefits
Contract: Permanent
Closing date: 9am on Wednesday 26 August 2015
Interview date: w/c Monday 21 September 2015
The Natural History Museum is one of the world’s leading museums, internationally recognised for its dual role as a centre of excellence in scientific research and as a leader in the presentation of natural history through exhibitions, public programmes, publications and the web. 
The Conservation Centre in our Core Research Laboratories department is looking to recruit a preventive Conservator to assist the Senior Conservator with the implementation of preventive conservation strategies for all NHM sites and collections.  The successful candidate will be monitoring environments and therefore maintenance of monitoring systems will be a key part of this role.  You will also be expected to support the NHM public engagement program by assisting with all exhibitions related preventive conservation activities.
To be successful, you will have a degree in Conservation or a related science degree with demonstrable collection monitoring experience and understanding, with an ability to interpret data.  You will have a keen interest in monitoring systems and software with a willingness to learn how to problem solve issues.  You are comfortable with conservation cleaning techniques applicable to Natural History Specimens and have some knowledge of Museum database systems. 
To apply for this role, please go to the Natural History Museums website to apply online at: