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Subject: Position at Asian Art Museum of San Francisco

Position at Asian Art Museum of San Francisco

From: Donna Strahan <dstrahan>
Date: Tuesday, March 28, 2000
Objects Conservator
Asian Art Museum of San Francisco

The Asian Art Museum of San Francisco is searching for an objects
conservator to assist in the preparation of the collection for the
move of the museum to new facilities. Under the general direction of
the Head of Conservation, the Objects Conservator is responsible for
performing professional level conservation duties related to the
preventive maintenance, examination, and treatment of Asian art
objects. The museum's collection of ancient to modern objects is
composed of all materials including stone, metal, ceramic, lacquer,
ivory and wood. 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 art
objects.  The applicant should be available from September, 2000 for
the 24-month project.  The salary is commensurate with experience
and qualifications ($38 - 46,000 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.

Please submit resume and cover letter 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 May 1, 2000. For general museum information:

                  Conservation DistList Instance 13:49
                 Distributed: Thursday, March 30, 2000
                       Message Id: cdl-13-49-022
Received on Tuesday, 28 March, 2000

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