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Subject: Position at National Gallery of Art

Position at National Gallery of Art

From: Michael Skalka <mska>
Date: Thursday, June 27, 2002
Conservation Science Assistant
Conservation Division
National Gallery of Art

The National Gallery of Art is seeking an assistant for the
scientific research department.  The incumbent will work with the
Gallery's scientists on the study of artists' materials and methods
and/or the study and development of stable conservation materials.
Responsibilities include maintaining laboratory instruments,
chemical inventories and files.  A bachelor's degree in one of the
sciences or equivalent degree, experience using laboratory
instrumentation and a strong interest in conservation science are
required.  Applicants with experience in the art conservation field
are preferred.

This is a permanent, full-time, federal position.  United States
citizenship is required.  Recruitment will be conducted at two
federal grade levels, GS-5 and GS-7 with a yearly starting salary of
$25,347 (GS-5) or $31,397 (GS-7). Compensation is based on the
background and experience level of the candidates.  Applicants for
the GS-5 level should have a bachelor's degree or equivalent
experience.  Applicants for the GS-7 level should have completed at
least one year of graduate school classes or equivalent experience.
Candidates must submit separate applications to be considered for
both grade levels.  To apply, follow the instructions listed.

This position has been posted at

You may apply by submitting a Resume or an "Optional Application for
Federal Employment" (OF-612) for this upcoming announcement. In
addition to specific information requested in the vacancy
announcement, resumes must include the following information:
announcement number, veteran's preference, and social security
number.  Applications should include all experience, education,
training, self-development, awards, commendations, outside
activities, or other information relevant to the announced vacancy.

Candidates may submit their applications by mail, express delivery
services or hand carry them to the personnel office of the National
Gallery of Art. Additionally, they may be submitted by electronic
mail to staffing [at] nga__gov or by fax to 202-408-8531.

Federal status candidates who wish to be rated under both merit
promotion and competitive certification procedures must submit two
complete applications. If only one application is received, it will
be considered under the merit promotion program.

The National Gallery of Art is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Michael Skalka
Conservation Administrator

                  Conservation DistList Instance 16:3
                  Distributed: Thursday, June 27, 2002
                        Message Id: cdl-16-3-025
Received on Thursday, 27 June, 2002

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