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Subject: Position at Field Museum

Position at Field Museum

From: Catherine Sease <csease>
Date: Thursday, August 3, 2000
Exhibit Conservator
The Field Museum

The Field Museum is seeking an Assistant Conservator to undertake
exhibit-related conservation work. The major responsibilities of the
position will involve 1) dealing with all conservation aspects of
temporary exhibits, including conditioning, monitoring environmental
conditions, and testing case construction materials: 2) undertaking
on-going maintenance of permanent exhibits; and 3) helping with the
planning of future permanent exhibit renovations, including
determining the appropriateness of using objects for exhibit. The
successful candidate will also act a liaison between the Exhibits
Department and the scientific departments on issues concerning the
well-being of specimens on exhibit.

Candidates must have a graduate degree in conservation, or
equivalent training, with a specialization in objects and/or
ethnographic conservation. Prior experience working with
anthropological and natural history collections preferred. This is a
two year position. Send cover letter, curriculum vita and the names
of three references to:

    Human Resources
    The Field Museum
    1400 S. Lake Shore Drive
    Chicago IL 60605,
    Fax: 312-665-7272
    hr [at] fmnh__org

Catherine Sease
Head, Division of Conservation
The Field Museum
1400 S. Lake Shore Drive
Chicago, IL 60605
Fax: 312-665-7193

                  Conservation DistList Instance 14:11
                  Distributed: Sunday, August 6, 2000
                       Message Id: cdl-14-11-021
Received on Thursday, 3 August, 2000

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