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Subject: Positions at the Field Museum

Positions at the Field Museum

From: Holly Lundberg <hlundberg>
Date: Tuesday, April 3, 2001
Assistant Conservator
The Field Museum, Chicago

    The Field Museum is seeking Assistant Conservators to undertake
    conservation work on its extensive anthropology and archaeology
    collections.  Duties of Assistant Conservators include: 1)
    artifact surveys, examination and treatment; 2) preparation of
    artifacts for exhibition; 3) assistance and advice to museum
    staff on exhibition, transport and storage conditions and
    materials; 4) assistance in laboratory maintenance and
    supervision of volunteers.  Assistant conservators are
    encouraged to contribute to conservation and anthropology
    research, and to disseminate results in publications and
    meetings. The position reports to the Chief Conservator in the
    Department of Anthropology.

    Candidates must have a graduate degree in conservation, or
    equivalent training, with a specialization in objects
    conservation. Experience with anthropological and natural
    history collections is preferred.  Demonstrated written and
    verbal communication skills, and demonstrated conservation
    skills and knowledge are required. This is a two-year position
    with the possibility for renewal. A competitive benefits package
    and salary commensurate with qualifications and experience will
    be provided. Please send cover letter, curriculum vitae and
    names of three references to:

        Human Resources Department
        The Field Museum
        1400 S. Lakeshore Dr.
        Chicago, IL 60605
        Fax: 312-665-7272
        hr [at] fmnh__org

    Review of applications will begin June 4, 2001, and will
    continue until positions are filled.

Assistant Conservator, Exhibitions
The Field Museum, Chicago

    The Field Museum is seeking an Assistant Conservator to
    undertake conservation work on anthropology and archaeology
    exhibitions. Duties of the Assistant Conservator, Exhibitions,
    include: 1) conservation aspects of temporary exhibitions
    including condition reports, monitoring environmental
    conditions, testing case construction materials and providing
    guidelines; 2) maintenance of permanent exhibits; 3) assisting
    in planning of permanent and traveling exhibits, including
    object evaluation for exhibit, environmental and mounting
    specifications and treatment of objects as needed.  The
    Assistant Conservator, Exhibitions, acts as liaison between the
    Exhibits Department and the scientific departments
    (Anthropology, Botany, Zoology and Geology) on issues concerning
    the well being of specimens on exhibit. Assistant Conservators
    assist in general laboratory maintenance and supervision of
    volunteers. Assistant conservators are encouraged to contribute
    to conservation and anthropology research, and to disseminate
    results in publications and meetings. The position reports to
    the Chief Conservator in the Department of Anthropology and
    works extensively with the Director of Exhibitions.

    Candidates must have a graduate degree in conservation, or
    equivalent training, with a specialization in objects
    conservation. Experience with anthropological and natural
    history collections is preferred.  Demonstrated written and
    verbal communication skills, and demonstrated conservation
    skills and knowledge are required. This is a two-year position
    with the possibility for renewal. A competitive benefits package
    and salary commensurate with qualifications and experience will
    be provided.  Please send cover letter, curriculum vitae and
    names of three references to:

        Human Resources Department
        The Field Museum
        1400 S. Lakeshore Dr.
        Chicago, IL 60605
        Fax: 312-665-7272
        hr [at] fmnh__org

Review of applications will begin June 4, 2001, and will continue
until positions are filled.

Holly Lundberg
Associate Conservator, and Acting Head of Conservation
Department of Anthropology
Field Museum
Roosevelt Road at Lakeshore Drive
Chicago, IL 60605
312-665-7879
Fax: 312-665-7193

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