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Subject: Position at Art Institute of Chicago

Position at Art Institute of Chicago

From: Frank Zuccari <fzuccari>
Date: Friday, May 18, 2001
Senior Conservation Scientist
Art Institute of Chicago

The Art Institute of Chicago is seeking qualified applicants to fill
the newly established position of Senior Conservation Scientist. The
incumbent will have the opportunity to establish the laboratory,
develop the science program and build relationships with colleagues
throughout the institution to promote collaborative research and

The scientist will be asked to carry out analysis on works of art to
support conservation treatments and research activities and will
have the opportunity to conduct research in collaboration with
museum colleagues to improve and develop new treatment and
preservation methods.  Additionally the incumbent will be encouraged
to conduct applied research on environmental issues, on materials
used in treatment, installation, mounting, and packing of works of
art and will be asked to provide guidance on these matters.

Candidates should have a graduate degree in chemistry/physical
science with a doctorate degree preferred, six or more years of
leadership experience in conservation science and a minimum of three
years working in an art environment with an emphasis on the study of
works of art.  Candidates are sought with expertise in the use of a
variety of analytical instruments, a demonstrated ability to conduct
scientific research and a record of publications.  Excellent
communication, supervisory and project management skills are desired
with an emphasis placed on the ability to collaborate effectively
with curators and conservators alike.

Please send your letter of application and resume by August 31, 2001
to the attention of

    Shannon McGinnis
    Department of Human Resources
    Art Institute of Chicago
    111 South Michigan Avenue
    Chicago IL 60603-6110 [at] artic__edu


                  Conservation DistList Instance 14:63
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Received on Friday, 18 May, 2001

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