Paleonet: Two digitisation job opportunities with the British Geological Survey
frankholterhoff at gmail.com
Wed Mar 14 23:11:49 GMT 2012
Mike, is this open to non-EU applicants?
On Wed, Mar 14, 2012 at 9:06 AM, Howe, Michael P.A. <mhowe at bgs.ac.uk> wrote:
> The British Geological Survey is looking to recruit two new staff for a
> high profile JISC funded project. The work will include photographing type
> fossil specimens and operating a NextEngine Laser Scanner, as well as
> checking and making database entries. The appointments will be for 21
> months, based at Keyworth, Nottingham, but with periods working away at
> partner organisations. Please see below for details. The closing date for
> receipt of applications is 28th March 2012.
> The RCUK Shared Services Centre is having problems with the job search
> facility on its recruitment pages. It recommends that on the Job Search
> form you enter the reference number IRC48868 in the Keywords box, and leave
> the other search boxes blank.
> Dr Mike Howe
> Chief Curator
> British Geological Survey
> Email:mhowe at bgs.ac.uk
> Tel: 0115 9363105
> Fax: 0115 9363200
> JISC 3D Fossil Project Digitisation Staff
> The British Geological Survey (BGS), founded in 1835, is part of the
> Natural Environment Research Council (NERC), and is the world's
> longest-established national geological survey and the UKs premier centre
> for earth science information and expertise. A vacancy has arisen for two
> highly motivated and enthusiastic Digitisation Staff, working on a
> high-profile JISC (Joint Information Standing Committee) funded 3D fossil
> project at our headquarters in Keyworth, Nottingham.
> Your role will be working as part of a flexible team and will be working
> partly at Keyworth, and partly offsite at museums and collections around
> Britain. Duties include;
> . Operating digital SLR camera, photographing type fossil specimens,
> including production of stereo pairs
> . Operating NextEngine HD laser scanner to produce digital models
> of selected fossils
> . Enter and retrieve information into PalaeoSaurus database
> . Post-processing of images to add scales and produce anaglyph
> stereo images
> . General data management, ensuring model and image metadata is
> correctly recorded according to the Data Management Plan
> Qualified to GCSE or equivalent in Maths, English and Science subject at C
> and above, you must also show evidence of being a neat, tidy, careful and
> accurate worker. In addition you must have basic time management and data
> management skills. The role requires travelling round the UK therefore you
> need to show flexibility and be able to work away from home and to work in
> difficult conditions. A current driving licence is essential. Knowledge or
> training in photography and/or palaeontology and/or Museum Curation and
> PhotoShop or similar for image manipulation would be desirable. Working
> with anaglyphs (superimposed coloured stereo images), you must be able to
> differentiate colours.
> The appointments will be for 21 months and starting salary will be between
> £14,620 per annum and £18,910 per annum depending on qualifications and
> experience. Working hours will be 37 per week excluding lunch breaks. A
> generous benefits package is also offered, including a company pension
> scheme, childcare allowance, 30 days annual leave plus 10.5 days public and
> privilege holidays.
> Applications are handled by the RCUK Shared Services Centre; to apply
> please visit our job board at https://ext.ssc.rcuk.ac.uk and complete an
> online application form. Applicants who would like to receive this advert
> in an alternative format (e.g. large print, Braille, audio or hard copy),
> or who are unable to apply online should contact us by telephone on 01793
> 867003, Please quote reference number IRC48868.
> Closing date for receipt of application forms is 28 March 2012.
> The Natural Environment Research Council is an equal opportunities
> employer and welcomes applications from all sections of the community.
> People with disabilities and those from ethnic minorities are currently
> under-represented and their applications are particularly welcome. The
> British Geological Survey is an Investors in People organisation. There is
> a guaranteed Interview Scheme for suitable candidates with disabilities.
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