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Subject: Position at National Gallery of Art

Position at National Gallery of Art

From: Elizabeth Pochter <e-pochter>
Date: Thursday, April 15, 2004
Robert H. Smith Research Conservator
National Gallery of Art

The National Gallery of Art, Washington, is seeking to appoint for
three years a Research Conservator to investigate the techniques of
Italian bronze sculpture of the fifteenth through eighteenth
centuries and to assist in cataloguing such works in the collection.
The project is sponsored by Robert H. Smith, president emeritus of
the National Gallery of Art.  The appointee will work jointly with
the senior curator of sculpture and the head of objects
conservation.  Candidates should have a bachelor's degree, be
graduates of a recognized conservation training program, or have
equivalent training.  Experience in radio-graphing bronzes,
interpreting technical data, and handling works of art is essential.
A solid background in the history of art, a special interest in
bronze sculpture, a proven record of research, excellent writing
ability, and competent English language skills are required.

The starting salary is approximately $60,000, adjusted annually,
plus benefits, including vacation and medical leave. The appointee
is eligible to obtain medical and term life insurance through the
federal government, for which costs are shared by the appointee and
the National Gallery of Art.  The position is a full-time, term
appointment for three years.

Interested candidates must submit the following materials in

    *   Letter of interest
    *   A curriculum vitae
    *   Offprints of publications or lectures or samples of written
    *   Two letters of recommendation

The materials must be postmarked no later than May 30, 2004, and
sent to

    Elizabeth Pochter
    Administrator for Policy and Programs
    Office of the Deputy Director
    National Gallery of Art's
    2000B South Club Drive
    Landover MD 20785

Applications may be e-mailed to e-pochter [at] nga__gov.

Interviews for finalists will begin in June.  The starting date for
the position is negotiable.  Selection will be made without regard
to age, sex, nationality, or race.

Elizabeth Driscoll Pochter
Administrator for Policy and Programs
Office of the Deputy Director
National Gallery of Art
Washington, D.C.
Fax: 202-789-4994
2000B South Club Drive
Landover, MD 20785

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