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Subject: Position at Buffalo State College

Position at Buffalo State College

From: Dan Kushel <kushelda>
Date: Wednesday, December 8, 2004
Assistant or Associate Professor of Paper Conservation
Art Conservation Department, Buffalo State College

Applications are invited for the position of Professor of Paper
Conservation, at assistant or associate rank, depending on
qualifications. The department offers an internationally recognized
three-year program of graduate instruction leading to the M.A.
degree and a certificate of advanced study in art conservation. The
position provides a unique chance to be part of a dynamic group of
dedicated and distinguished educators, who are also respected
practitioners of conservation.

Responsibilities: The successful candidate will teach lecture and
laboratory courses in paper conservation, with a focus on fine art.
He/she will supervise student projects and provide mentoring and
guidance to students specializing in paper conservation and to those
who, within the paper conservation track, specialize in photograph
and book conservation. Advisement includes assisting students in
obtaining suitable third-year internships and guiding students in
focused investigatory projects required during their second year, in
cooperation with other department faculty. The paper conservation
professor will take an active role in the life of the department,
including maintenance of the paper conservation facilities, working
with the department's guest lecturer program, organizing the
photograph and book conservation adjunct lecturer program, serving
on department and college committees, and participating in
department and college events including the department's
Conservation Clinic and Open House.

Required Qualifications: A terminal degree in art conservation or
related discipline and demonstrated experience evidencing a high
degree of proficiency and skill in the performance of a variety of
conservation treatments on a wide range of paper artifacts.

Preferred Qualifications: Evidence of interest in and commitment to
teaching at the master's level; one or more years of postgraduate
conservation experience; involvement in the professional
conservation community as demonstrated by publications and papers
presented at conferences, workshop participation, and other evidence
of scholarly and creative activity; and a cooperative attitude
within an interdisciplinary work environment, as illustrated in part
by letters of reference.

Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue
until the position is filled; the position will begin in August
2005. Submit letter of interest, resume, three letters of reference,
and illustrated reports of several conservation treatments to:

    Search Committee
    Art Conservation Department
    Buffalo State College
    1300 Elmwood Avenue
    Buffalo NY 14222-1095.

Buffalo State is the largest four-year comprehensive college in the
State University of New York (SUNY) system. The campus is located in
the museum district of Buffalo, the second-largest city in New York
State. The area offers a variety of cultural and recreational
activities. For more information about the college and the
department, visit <URL:> and
<URL:> .

Buffalo State is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer
and encourages applications from women, racial/ethnic minorities,
persons with disabilities, and Vietnam-era veterans.

Dan Kushel
Distinguished Teaching Professor
Art Conservation Department
Rockwell Hall 230
Buffalo State College
1300 Elmwood Avenue
Buffalo, NY 14222
Fax: 716-878-5039

                  Conservation DistList Instance 18:27
                Distributed: Thursday, December 16, 2004
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Received on Wednesday, 8 December, 2004

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