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Subject: Position at National Museum of Health and Medicine

Position at National Museum of Health and Medicine

From: Turman Wendy <turman>
Date: Thursday, April 8, 1999
National Museum of Health and Medicine

The National Museum of Health and Medicine of the Armed Forces
Institute of Pathology in Washington, DC, seeks an objects
conservator  to care for its unique and diverse collections of
archival materials, human skeletal and pathological specimens, and
medical instruments and artifacts.  The ideal candidate will have
broad experience in all areas of museum conservation in a mid-sized
museum. In addition to assessment and treatment of museum
collections, responsibilities will include exhibition and loan
support, design and implementation of conservation policies, safety
and disaster management, and preventive care of collections.  Our
active exhibition program requires a conservator w/experience in
exhibits conservation.  Initial responsibilities will include
outfitting a new conservation lab. Master's degree in conservation
required; some experience with natural history specimens preferable.
Three to five years of full-time museum employment desired.
Excellent salary and benefits.  Fax resume and cover letter to
Personnel at 202-782-1476.  No applications considered without
salary history, current requirement, and references.  Deadline for
application is May 21, 1999.

                  Conservation DistList Instance 12:80
                  Distributed: Thursday, April 8, 1999
                       Message Id: cdl-12-80-014
Received on Thursday, 8 April, 1999

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