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Positions at National Museum of American History

From: Suzanne Thomassen-Krauss <thomassenkrauss>
Date: Tuesday, November 21, 2000
Textile Conservators and Technicians
National Museum of American History
Vacancies to be filled by March 31, 2001

Museum Technician: At least 2 positions are being filled, ranging in
salary from $23,304 to $37,522.

Conservator: At least 2 positions are being filled, ranging in
salary from $35,310 to $55,541.

National Museum of American History, Smithsonian Institution, offers
a rare opportunity to work on a project of national historic
significance.  The Star-Spangled Banner that flew over Ft. McHenry
is being conserved over a 4 year period in a custom lab, on view to
the public. The upcoming phase of the project involves cleaning and
preparing for exhibition the 30' by 34' textile. Be involved in
developing a conservation program for national icon, working with
cutting edge research into the long-term preservation of organic
artifacts combined with state of the art exhibition techniques. Have
the opportunity to educate the public about your profession.

Successful applicants will have a knowledge of and experience with
textile conservation practices, with emphasis on woolen textiles.
Position requires nights and weekends and physical abilities to work
while lying down/sitting/standing for extended periods.  Also
requires ability to move up to 60 pounds of fabric and equipment,
and the ability to climb ladders. Relocation expenses may be paid.

To apply, mail detailed resume of experience to:

    Suzanne Thomassen-Krauss
    National Museum of American History
    MRC 668
    Washington DC 20560-0668
    thomassenkrauss [at] NMAH__si__edu

The Smithsonian is an Equal Opportunity employer.

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