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Positions at NIKU

From: Merete Winness <merete.winness<-a>
Date: Thursday, May 5, 2005
2 Conservators
The Norwegian Institute for Cultural Heritage Research (NIKU)

The Norwegian Institute for Cultural Heritage Research, NIKU, is an
accredited, autonomous body of expertise dedicated to the
preservation of cultural heritage and its vitality as a resource. We
provide professional services and knowledge to, among others,
heritage management authorities, planners, developers, and owners of
valuable cultural property. NIKU employs over 70 professionals
working in the fields of conservation, historic buildings and

The department of conservation at NIKU works with the examination,
treatment, consultancy and research of  works of art, objects,
interiors and  historic buildings. At present, a team of 12
conservators work at NIKU's new premises in the centre of Oslo
(Storgt. 2), Norway.

NIKU is seeking 2 experienced conservators capable of working with
one or more of the following:

    *   Examination and practical conservation treatment of
        polychrome sculpture, easel paintings, wall paintings,
        painted surfaces and objects

    *   Architectural paint research

    *   Preventive conservation and monitoring

    *   Analysis and microscopy

Qualifications and requirements: Applicants should have;

    Master degree in conservation or the equivalent training and

    Ability to work independently as well as working in larger

    Be prepared to travel and carry out site work  (ex: working on

    Good communication skills

    Driving license

NIKU can offer

    Full time position and benefits
    Varied and challenging conservation work
    Opportunity to be a part of NIKU's extensive research programmes
    Salary depends on the applicant's background and experience. NOK
    283 300 to 328 800 per annum.

For general information about the institute, please, see

For further information, please, contact

    Merete Winness
    Head of Conservation
    +47 23 35 50 29
    mobile +47 922 47 962
    merete.winness<-a t->niku< . >no merete.winness<-a t->niku< . >no

Applications should include letter of interest, CV, copies of
certificates, diplomas and relevant material and names of contact
details of 2 referees to:

    NIKU, Personalkontoret
    Postboks 736 Sentrum
    N-0105 Oslo, Norway

Application deadline 23 May 2005.

                  Conservation DistList Instance 18:52
                    Distributed: Friday, May 6, 2005
                       Message Id: cdl-18-52-007
Received on Thursday, 5 May, 2005

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