Senior Conservation Scientist – Preservation and Documentation

Location: The National Archives, Richmond upon Thames, London, TW9 4DU

Type: Permanent

Salary: £34,257

Job reference: 154997

Application closing date: 17 October 2021


The National Archives’ Collection Care Department supports an ambitious heritage science and conservation research programme that delivers high-quality, archival-sector leading research outcomes. The Senior Conservation Scientist: Preservation and Documentation is part of a team of professionals responsible for the sustainable preservation and documentation of The National Archives’ physical collection. The aim of the role is to lead on, and expand our portfolio of environmental management, risk mitigation, documentation and sustainability strategies to meet the requirements of a 21st century archive.

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