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Subject: Position at Vitenskapsmuseet

Position at Vitenskapsmuseet

From: Elizabeth Peacock <elizabeth.peacock>
Date: Thursday, July 20, 2000
Cultural History Conservator
Museum of Natural History and Archaeology (Vitenskapsmuseet)
Norwegian University of Science and Technology

The Institute of Archaeology and Cultural History, Vitenskapsmuseet
is seeking to fill a permanent, full-time contract position for an
experienced conservator of cultural history materials.

The post is with the Institute's Conservation Laboratory and
encompasses collections care responsibility for the Institute's
collections and galleries of church art, cultural history and
ethnography. Responsibilities with regard to these collections
concentrate on conservation, with emphasis on polychromy, and
monitoring and control of climates in the galleries and stores. The
post will also entail contract work for other museums and
institutions. Participating in other institutional activities such
as lecturing and supervising students in the preservation and
conservation of cultural history materials may also be required of
the incumbent.

The position is open to graduates in painting or cultural history
conservation from a recognised conservation training programme. The
successful candidate is expected to be able to work independently,
demonstrate initiative and work well with laboratory staff and
museum personnel. Applicants with experience in polychrome
conservation and experience relevant to the post's areas of
responsibility will be given priority.

The current salary range is 227,300 - 256,400 NOK. Highly qualified
applicants can be placed in another salary range of 268,831 -
298,131 NOK.

Interested applicants should submit a letter of application,
curriculum vitae, and three references by 24. August 2000 to:

    Vitenskapsmuseet / NTNU
    N-7491 Trondheim

Further details about the post can be obtained from

    Kurt Alterskjaer or
    Axel Christophersen
    +47 73 592170
    Fax: +47 73592238
    kurt.alterskjar [at] vm__ntnu__no

Please quote the reference VM2000/483 in all correspondence.

                  Conservation DistList Instance 14:6
                   Distributed: Friday, July 21, 2000
                        Message Id: cdl-14-6-025
Received on Thursday, 20 July, 2000

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