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Subject: Position at University of Florida

Position at University of Florida

From: Melissa R. Katz <mkatz>
Date: Thursday, September 24, 1998
    Objects Conservator
    The Florida Museum of Natural History
    University of Florida

    The Florida Museum of Natural History, University of Florida,
    seeks to hire a conservator with a specialization in objects
    conservation to develop a new conservation section.  Primary
    emphasis will be on conservation of archaeological and
    ethnographic collections, but experience with natural history
    collections is desirable. Responsibilities will include
    preventive and interventive conservation; overseeing the
    conservation of all museum collections including anthropology
    and natural sciences; making recommendations concerning
    building/facility, exhibit, and storage conditions; working with
    collections staff to develop museum policies affecting
    conservation; designing and equipping a conservation laboratory;
    treating and stabilizing objects; supervising conservation
    technicians.  Requires bachelor's degree in anthropology, earth
    science, or biological science, and master's degree in
    conservation, plus two years' experience as conservator,
    preferably in a natural history museum. Competitive salary,
    excellent benefits.  Deadline Nov. 30, 1998.  Send letter of
    application, resume, and three professional references to

        Elise LeCompte
        Chair, Conservator Search Committee
        Florida Museum of Natural History
        P.O. Box 117800
        Gainesville, FL 32611-7800

    Equal opportunity employer.

    Elise LeCompte
    Fax:  352-392-3698
    lecompte [at] flmnh__ufl__edu

                  Conservation DistList Instance 12:30
                Distributed: Friday, September 25, 1998
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Received on Thursday, 24 September, 1998

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