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Subject: Position at Freer Gallery

Position at Freer Gallery

From: Paul Jett <paul.jett>
Date: Tuesday, June 15, 1999
The Freer Gallery of Art and the Arthur M. Sackler Gallery, the
national museum of Asian art, Smithsonian Institution, seeks a
Conservation Specialist to serve as an long-term apprentice in the
field of East Asian painting conservation in the Department of
Conservation and Scientific Research.  The incumbent, working under
the guidance of senior restoration specialists, will receive formal
instruction and training in traditional Japanese painting
conservation, mounting methods and styles, inpainting, and paper
repairing; the preparation of pastes, glues, pigments, dyes, and
supports for paintings; and the judgmental and practical aspects of
conservation work.  May need to live in Japan for extended periods
of time as part of the training process.  Qualified candidates will
have a knowledge of the ethical and professional principles that
apply to the conservation of works of art and be able to use a
computer and software programs for word processing and data base
management.  This is a Trust Fund position with benefits.  Initial
appointment will be for one year with multiple extensions of
appointment possible as training progresses.  Salary range
$22,208-$35,760 per year commensurate with experience.  Application
deadline:  July 23, 1999. To request an application package for
announcement #FSG-99-0020, call 202-357-4880 ext. 444 to leave a
voice message.  For information call Toni Lake, 202-357-4880 ext.
206 or send a fax to (202) 357-4911.  Smithsonian Institution is an
Equal Opportunity Employer.

                  Conservation DistList Instance 13:2
                   Distributed: Monday, June 21, 1999
                        Message Id: cdl-13-2-018
Received on Tuesday, 15 June, 1999

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