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Subject: Position at the Asian Art Museum of San Francisco

Position at the Asian Art Museum of San Francisco

From: Mark Fenn <markfenn>
Date: Friday, November 12, 1999
Assistant Conservator
Asian Art Museum of San Francisco

Under general direction of the Head of Conservation, the Assistant
Conservator is responsible for performing professional level
conservation duties related to the examination, preservation, and
treatment of 22 Asian lacquer objects. Treatments and all
documentation will adhere to the standards of the American Institute
for Conservation's Code of Ethics.  Work involves knowledge of the
history, physical properties, characteristics and general technology
of Asian lacquerware.  The Assistant Conservator is responsible for
performing highly skilled work requiring manual dexterity, intense
concentration, and an aesthetic sensibility in connection with the
inspection, preparation, storage and conservation of lacquers, and
the development of innovative conservation as appropriate.  The
applicant must be available from January, 2000 for the 22-month
project.  The salary is commensurate with experience and
qualifications ($38 - 47,000 annually).

Minimum Qualifications: Master's Degree in art conservation from a
recognized college or university, OR: Master's Degree in Art History
with a Certificate in Conservation from a recognized Conservation
Training Program, OR: an equivalent combination of education and
experience: AND

Two years of verifiable conservation experience beyond education and
training required in #1.

Please submit resume and cover letter by the closing date
addressed to the

    Human Resources Department
    Asian Art Museum
    Golden Gate Park
    San Francisco CA 94118-4598
    Fax: 415-379-8887.

Mailed applications must be postmarked and faxes must be sent by the
closing date of December 10, 1999.

                  Conservation DistList Instance 13:30
               Distributed: Wednesday, November 17, 1999
                       Message Id: cdl-13-30-031
Received on Friday, 12 November, 1999

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