Job Annoucement: Research Project Assistant, UCL

RESEARCH PROJECT ASSISTANT: 3D COLOUR LASER SCANNING
UCL Museums and Collections have recently been awarded a grant from the Arts and Humanities Research Council (AHRC) to develop a conference and research workshops investigating the potential uses of 3D Laser scanning technologies in the contexts of museum object research, interpretation, exhibition and education.
We are seeking an enthusiastic project assistant to help us organise, run and develop the workshop, practical sessions and the conference. The post will involve liaising with key stakeholders, workshop participants and the relevant academic and museum communities. In addition the project assistant will play an active role in collating information disseminating from the various workshops with a view to summarising the main outcomes in an edited publication.
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The aim of this project is to bring together museum conservators, educators, scientists and curators and other professionals interested in this technology and the implications across the heritage sector who are interested in exploring the value of using this technology to benefit museum workers, visitors and educators.
Although scanning technologies have been used in museums and in scientific and archaeological practices these events will explore the uses and advantages of using scanning techniques from reviewing the current range and uses of scanning in museums through to discussing the future implications for this technology with a stress on innovative and creative applications. The project will offer a workshop, some practical working groups and a conference exploring these themes.
Grade 4, salary: £15,284 – £16,653 per annum Pro rata (plus London Allowance £2,497 per annum pro rata), for 40% FTE (2 days per week -hours can be flexible) for 8 months starting July 2007.
For further information please see our website www.ucl.ac.uk/museums/jobs and/or to apply please send / email a UCL application form explaining your suitability for the post to:
Chris Cook
UCL Museums & Collections
Wolfson House
University College London
4 Stephenson Way
London NW1 2HE
Email: chris@transport.ucl.ac.uk
Tel: 020 7679 5038
We particularly welcome applicants from an ethnic minority as they are under represented within UCL at this level. The closing date for applications is Monday, 9th July 2007.

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2 Responses to Job Annoucement: Research Project Assistant, UCL

  1. Stephanie Meece July 6, 2007 at 8:23 am #

    The most depressing thing about this notice is that they probably will actually find someone to take this position in spite of the insulting rate of pay offered. You could make more money cleaning toilets.

  2. Patrick Laviolette (SVMC, Massey Univ.) July 10, 2007 at 1:25 am #

    Well, I’ve never heard that academics were in it for the money. And if it was me looking for a 2 days a week part-time job with flexible hours, I’d much rather work in that environment than the one you’re proposing… unless it was research of course. But hey, different horses.
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