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Subject: Position at J. Paul Getty Museum

Position at J. Paul Getty Museum

From: Jeffrey Maish <jmaish>
Date: Thursday, January 4, 2001
Assistant Conservator - Antiquities Conservation
J. Paul Getty Museum

The J. Paul Getty Museum has an opening in the department of
Antiquities Conservation at the Assistant Conservator level.  The
department is responsible for the museum's holding of ancient Greek
and Roman art and artifacts as well as for objects borrowed for the
museum's active temporary exhibition program.  Duties include
assisting the Conservator in all aspects of the conservation,
preservation, documentation and analysis of the collection. The
incumbent will also share in the department's responsibilities for
incoming and outgoing loans, damage reports, administration of
temporary exhibitions, management of the lab, and preventive
conservation measures.

The successful candidate will have experience with a range of
materials including most, if not all, of the following: metal,
stone, ceramic, glass, and organic materials.  A degree from a
recognized conservation training program or a B.A. or B.S. and
equivalent experience is required. Excellent visual and aesthetic
judgement as well as manual skills are required, as is an interest
in the development of new methodologies for conservation in museums.
Familiarity with ancient technologies and materials and the
analytical methods used in their study is preferred, as is
familiarity with documentation using common computer programs.
Salary commensurate with experience.  Please send current C.V.,
salary history and three letters of recommendation to the

    Manager of Personnel
    1200 Getty Center Drive
    Suite 1000
    Los Angeles, California 90049-1687


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