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Subject: Position at Langelands Museum

Position at Langelands Museum

From: Ida Hovmand <iho>
Date: Tuesday, January 29, 2002
Textile Conservator
Langelands Museum, Denmark
Full time (37 h/w)
Minimum salary EUR32,750 p.a  (243.000 p.a).

The conservation department at Langelands Museum, Denmark seeks
applicants for the position as textile conservator/deputy head of
department. The department service 14 museums containing mixed
collections and employ 4 full time conservators specialising in
textile, social history, furniture and archaeological conservation,
as well as staff on fixed term projects.

A recognised qualification in textile conservation or equivalent,
such as training in a conservation studio combined with practical
experience is required. We are looking for an enthusiastic and
committed individual, who can work  independently and to deadlines,
is keen to develop existing skills, as well as acquiring new ones.
It is also essential that the candidate is interested in working
with a range of different museum professionals, and must therefore
possess strong interpersonal and organisational skills in addition
to good oral and written skills.

Responsibilities include examination, photographic, digital and
written documentation and remedial conservation of a range textile
based objects. Preparation of objects for exhibition, including
mount making. Taking part in general conservation activities such as
environmental monitoring, climate and pest control, collection
surveys and  rehousing, advising about materials to be used for
exhibition and storage, developing and running workshops for other
museum professionals.

The successful candidate will act as deputy head of the conservation
department, and will have to take on the administrative duties as
well as the general running of the department in the absence of the

A willingness to learn Danish is essential.

Deadline for applications: March 14, 2002

Appointment to commence: May 1, 2002 or thereafter.

Enquiries to be made to head of department:

    Ida Hovmand
    Konserveringsafdelingen v/Langelands Museum
    Ostergade 25
    DK-5900 Rudkobing
    +45 63511023
    Fax: +45 63511022
    iho [at] rudkom__dk

Applicants should send letter of application, CV, proof of
qualifications and references to:

    Rudkobing Kommunes Lonkontor
    DK-5900 Rudkobing
    post [at] rudkom__dk

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