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Subject: Position at Philadelphia Museum of Art

Position at Philadelphia Museum of Art

From: David DeMuzio <ddemuzio>
Date: Wednesday, December 2, 1998
Assistant Conservator of Furniture and Woodwork

The Philadelphia Museum of Art is seeking a conservator for the
treatment of furniture and woodwork in a one year position
structured in part around preparation for the exhibition  "Worldly
Goods: The Decorative Arts of Colonial Pennsylvania, 1680-1758"
opening in October 1999. The individual will serve as an active
member of the Conservation Department and will, along with the staff
furniture conservators, be responsible for technical examinations,
conservation treatment, written reports, loan checks, and the
supervision of technicians during installation of furniture and
architectural woodwork in the exhibition. Later in the year,
treatment will include furniture from the European and East Asian
collections. A contract extension beyond one year is possible.

The preferred candidate will have formal graduate level training in
furniture conservation or equivalent education and a minimum of two
years professional experience in the conservation of furniture
including analysis and treatment of clear finishes. Applicants must
possess excellent woodworking hand skills.

Salary is commensurate with experience, plus benefits. Applications
should be received by January 1, 1999. Position to begin on or about
February 1, 1999. Candidates should submit a resume with references
listed and a letter stating interest in the position to:

    David deMuzio
    Senior Conservator of Furniture and Woodwork
    Philadelphia Museum of Art
    P.O. Box 7646
    Philadelphia, PA  19101-7646

Questions regarding the position should be directed to me by email
(ddemuzio [at] philamuseum__org) or telephone 215-684-7540.

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