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Subject: Position at Ringve Museum

Position at Ringve Museum

From: Randi G. Hjelm-Hansen <randi.g.hjelm-hansen>
Date: Friday, June 4, 2004
Conservator for Musical Instruments
Ringve Museum
Trondheim, Norway

Ringve Museum <URL:> is Norway's only museum
specialising in musical instruments with a collection of about 1,700
items. These include around 500 classical instruments and 1,200
European and non-European traditional instruments. In addition there
is a minor collection of items from Ringve manor, end of the 19th
century. This includes furniture, paintings, etc. The museum is
situated in the Ringve estate in the outskirts of Trondheim with a
beautiful view over the fjord.

The workshop of ca. 80 m2 consists of a main laboratory, room for
coarse wood work, interim storage and office. It is centrally
situated close to the exhibitions, main storage, library and
administration offices.

Ringve Museum is looking for a person with a wide general
conservation experience and preferably with expertise in the
conservation of musical instruments.

The applicant must have completed a recognised form of conservation
training or a minimum of six years experience in another
conservation related post.


    The conservation and restoration of musical instruments,
    including documentation and analysis of materials, construction

    The preservation of objects in the exhibition as well as in

    The collaboration with other museum staff in the preparation of
    temporary and permanent exhibitions.

    The responsibility for the safety of objects during their use.

To begin with the position is for one year with the possibility of
it being made permanent.

The appointment is from February 2005. It is expected that the post
holder will be conversant in Norwegian within a reasonable time
within the first year. The museum can assist in finding suitable

Salary according to Norwegian wage agreement.

Further information:

    Director Peter Andreas Kjeldsberg
    Ringve Museum
    PO Box 3064
    N- 7441 Trondheim
    +47 73 87 02 82
    Fax: +47 73 87 02 81
    pak [at] ringve__no

    Corinna Weinheimer
    +47 73 87 02 88
    Fax: +47 73 87 02 81
    cw [at] ringve__no

The applications must be sent by July 1, 2004 at the latest.

                  Conservation DistList Instance 17:72
                   Distributed: Friday, June 4, 2004
                       Message Id: cdl-17-72-036
Received on Friday, 4 June, 2004

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