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Subject: Position at Buffalo State College

Position at Buffalo State College

From: Dan Kushel <kushelda>
Date: Thursday, February 1, 2001
Conservation Scientist
Buffalo State College

Buffalo State College (BSC) is offering an appointment for a
conservation scientist to teach in the college's Art Conservation
Department at the rank of either Assistant or Associate Professor.
The department is one of the few graduate programs in North America
offering instruction in the theory and practice of the conservation
of works of art and other cultural artifacts.  Its three-year
curriculum leads to the award of the M.A. degree and a Certificate
of Advanced Study.

The appointee's principal teaching responsibility will be to present
the major portion of the department's lecture and laboratory courses
in the application of science in the conservation of works of
cultural artifacts to 1st-year and 2nd-year students.  Research and
scholarly activities will be encouraged and supported.  Applicants
must hold a Ph.D. in a physical science and should evidence
experience and ability in teaching and research at the graduate
level.  A knowledge of the structure, properties and behavior of the
materials used in the creation and conservation of works of art and
other cultural artifacts is required as is experience with various
methods used in their analysis and identification, and evidence of
both interest and ability in teaching and developing new course
topics.  Also desirable is previous experience in conservation
science involving collaboration with conservators in conservation
practice and/or research, and an ability to work compatibly and
cooperatively in an interdisciplinary environment.

Send a cover letter, resume, three current letters of
recommendation, and transcripts to:

    Personnel/Search Committee
    Art Conservation Department
    Buffalo State College
    1300 Elmwood Ave.
    Buffalo, NY 14222-1095, USA.

BSC is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer and
encourages applications from minorities and women.

                  Conservation DistList Instance 14:42
                 Distributed: Monday, February 5, 2001
                       Message Id: cdl-14-42-034
Received on Thursday, 1 February, 2001

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