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Position at Buffalo State College

From: James Hamm <hammjf<-a>
Date: Thursday, August 4, 2005
Assistant Professor Conservation Science
Buffalo State College

Buffalo State College (BSC) seeks a conservation scientist to teach
in the Art Conservation Department at the tenure track rank of
Assistant Professor. This department is one of the few graduate
programs in North America offering instruction in the theory and
practice of the conservation of works of art and other cultural
artifacts.  A three-year curriculum leads to the award of the M.A.
degree and a Certificate of Advanced Study in Art Conservation.
Duties include the teaching of graduate level lecture and laboratory
subjects in conservation science, contributing to the development of
the science curriculum, working collaboratively with department
instructors and, occasionally, other colleagues beyond the
department or college and contributing to the college, community and

Applicants must hold a Ph.D. in a physical science, such as
materials science, physics or chemistry, show evidence of a high
level of commitment to and experience in teaching at the college
level, display effective communication skills and possess experience
carrying out successful research projects germane to conservation in
collaboration with other scientists.

Preferred qualifications include 1) a specialty in microscopy
(optical and PLM) and/or pyrotechnologies (glass, ceramics, or
metals); (2) experience in teaching at the graduate level; (3) a
research and publications record; (4) postgraduate professional
experience in science; (5) doctoral and/or postdoctoral experience
in conservation science research or research immediately relevant to
conservation of art and other objects of material culture; (6)
experience using XRF, SEM, and XRD.

Send a cover letter, resume and three current letters of
recommendation to:

    James Hamm
    Professor and Chair Search Committee
    Art Conservation Department RH230
    Buffalo State College
    1300 Elmwood Ave.
    Buffalo NY 14222-1095

Review of applications will begin on September 2, 2005 and continue
until the position is filled.  for more information, see

BSC is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer and
encourages applications from minorities and women.

                  Conservation DistList Instance 19:8
                Distributed: Wednesday, August 10, 2005
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Received on Thursday, 4 August, 2005

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