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Subject: Position at University of New Mexico

Position at University of New Mexico

From: Linda Bahm <lbahm>
Date: Wednesday, May 23, 2001
Museum Conservator
University of New Mexico Art Museum

The University of New Mexico Art Museum, Albuquerque, seeks a
conservator for a position supported by foundation grant funds.  The
conservator will work with curatorial and administrative staff on
collections care and research; manage and supervise a newly created
738 sq.ft. paper conservation lab; perform conservation/preservation
on works on paper, primarily photographs; provide instruction about
conservation procedures and practices; supervise students and
interns; research and write grant applications; participate in
long-range planning; and conduct and supervise conservation

Minimum qualifications:  MA in conservation from an accredited
program. One to three years experience directly related to the
duties and responsibilities specified.

Prefer a candidate with art history training with preferred emphases
on history of photography and of the graphic arts; experience
working as a conservator in a museum environment on photographic
materials and works on paper; strong interpersonal skills; and
general museum experience.

The University of New Mexico Art Museum holds nationally recognized
collections in the history of photography and the graphic arts.  The
paper collections--approximately 9,500 photographs, 7,000 historical
prints and drawings, and approximately 14,000 lithographs in the
Tamarind Institute archive--are the focus of this ongoing
conservation effort.

Full-time, $2,387 to $3,329.75 monthly.  State health and retirement
benefits.  UNM job requisition #M30095.  For vacancy announcement
and application information, see
<URL:>, or call
1-800-874-2562.  Application/resume must be received by UNM Human
Resources no later than 5pm on Friday, June 15, 2001.  AA/EEO

Linda Bahm
Associate Director
University of New Mexico Art Museum
University of New Mexico
Albuquerque, New Mexico  87131

                  Conservation DistList Instance 14:64
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