[artinfo] [Fwd: [spectre] Computer Art Project Officer vacancy at the V&A]

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Tue Oct 23 14:02:17 CEST 2007

Computer Art Project Officer 
£ 23701 - 33190 Per Annum Full-time 
(36 hours per week) 

The Victoria and Albert Museum and Birkbeck have been awarded a major grant by the Arts and Humanities Research Council to enable the two institutions to undertake research into the Museumís Patric Prince Collection of computer art.  
You will be responsible for creating descriptive records for items in the collection, as well as digitising selected material and making the information available to other project staff at Birkbeck and the V&A.   
You will have a first degree or equivalent, a proven interest in museum, library or archive documentation and a track record of working in this field, together with experience of creating and/or managing the creation of records for curatorial information systems and related data standards. You will also have excellent interpersonal skills and be computer literate, including a familiarity with digital photography and related software.

The post is available for 27 months full-time equivalent, but could also be undertaken on a part-time basis for up to 33 months.
Closing date: 2 November 2007  

For more details see the V&A website at: http://www.vam.ac.uk/jobs 


Douglas Dodds
Head of Central Services 
    & Senior Curator, Computer Art
Word and Image Department
Victoria and Albert Museum
South Kensington

Tel     020 7942 2397
Fax     020 7942 2394
Email  d.dodds at vam.ac.uk

The V&A's Word & Image Department incorporates the National Art Library and the Museum's prints, drawings, paintings and photographs collections.

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